Is this assumption valid in health care? How do providers and consumers act? Are they independent? Is there any incursion of the provider into the consumer role? Of the consumer into the production role? 

Think about economic theory and how well the “production of health” conforms to the theory.

  In theory derivation, one can shift terminology or structure from one theoretical field or context to another. Which concepts or principles from economic theory could be useful to conceptualize phenomena of interest to nursing?