Throughout this course, we have learned about the different aspects of the U.S. Health Care System, and how they work together to promote improved health. We have also learned that there are disparities in health outcomes for specific populations, often considered to be vulnerable.
In this discussion forum, I would like you to:
1) Explain the relationships that exist between national health priorities, HealthyPeople 2020 goals and their attempts to reduce disparities. Consider answering some of the following:How are national health priorities determined?What role do HealthyPeople goals have in promoting national health priorities and how may they be used to target specific efforts to reduce health disparities?
2) Based on your readings about the Pre-Capstone and Capstone courses:What type of mentor will you try to find?What strategies will you use to find a mentor?Where might your mentor/project fit within the health care system and/or national health prioriti