Healthcare Trends in United States Paper

Please complete all parts

Part 1 400 words Discuss 3 current trends and directions for health care delivery in the United States and the role that managed care has in shaping those 3 trends. Besides managed care, what other forces have influenced these trends and directions? Are these trends and directions moving health care delivery in a positive direction? Explain your response.

Part 2

Write a paper of 3-4 pages, not including the title page and reference page, that discusses the following 3 elements: Provide an overview of how health care in the United States has evolved since the postindustrial period. How has the evolution of medical technology, graduate medical education, and the professionalization of medical and nursing staff affected the delivery of care? Why has the United States been unsuccessful in evolving the current health care system into a national health care system?

Part 3 400 words Research and discuss 1 piece of federal legislation that has affected the use of medical technology. Explain how changes in medical technology affect health care costs. Discuss 1–2 current trends in medical technology and how those trends are expected to impact the performance of the U.S. health care system and public health.

Note: Use APA style and cite at least 2 scholarly references published within the last 5 years.

Part 4

Create a PowerPoint presentation with the following 4 elements: Provide an overview—and discuss the function—of 1 publicly financed health care program in the United States. How has that program evolved and influenced the entire U.S. health care system? What are some of the accomplishments and challenges for that program? What does that program do to focus on health prevention and performance?

The PowerPoint presentation should be 6-8 slides in length (excluding title and reference slides). Include 100–200 words in each Notes section.

Part 5 400 words Compare and contrast the ways that state and local governments can work with health care organizations to foster integration between primary care and public health. Additionally, discuss the importance of linking primary care and public health and some of the challenges in doing so.

Note: Use APA style and cite at least 2 scholarly references published within the last 5 years.

Part 6

Write a paper of 3-4 pages, not including the title page and reference page, that includes the following elements: Provide a thorough analysis of managed care, and discuss how it, as a delivery method, has facilitated the transfer of health services to outpatient and other nontraditional settings of care. Discuss the impact managed care has on the access, financing, and delivery of health care in the United States. Discuss managed care’s role in promoting health.

Note: Use APA style and cite at least 3 scholarly references published within the last 5 years.

Part 7 400 words

Discuss a population group that is facing greater challenges and barriers to accessing care in the United States. Include the following in your discussion: Why does that segment of the U.S. population face greater challenges and barriers to accessing care? What programs (local, state, or federal), if any, exist today to attempt to provide access to the vulnerable population you are discussing?

Note: Use APA style and cite at least 2 scholarly references published within the last 5 years.

Part 8

Research and discuss 1 public health issue in the United States today. Write a paper of 3-4 pages, not including title page and reference page, that addresses the following: Explain why it is a public health issue and what is currently being done to address it at the local, state, and federal levels. Discuss any applicable health policies and regulations that may be in place to address the issue.

Note: Use APA style and cite at least 3 scholarly references published within the last 5 years.

Part 9 200 words What were the most compelling topics learned in this course? How did participating in discussions help your understanding of the subject matter? Is anything still unclear that could be clarified? What approaches could have yielded additional valuable information?

Part 10

Examine and research 1 chronic disease (e.g., heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes, arthritis, obesity) and write a paper that discusses the following: A comparison of 2 health care policies that are in place (either at the state or federal level) that address the disease The impact the disease has had on the U.S. population and health care system as a whole Strategies that are in place to educate and promote prevention of the disease through public health at the federal and state levels Any challenges and progress to date that has been made in preventing and reducing health risks associated with the disease 2–3 strategies that may increase awareness, education, and prevention of that disease

Write a paper of 5-6 pages, not including title page and reference page.

Note: Use APA style and cite at least 4 scholarly references published within the last 5 years.

 
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