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    Health Systems and Policy

    Health Care Policy

    What are the three interconnected phases of health policy making? How do they affect each other? What are the major activities in the formulation, implementation, and evaluation/modification stages? How does economics apply to health care policy?

    Social Beliefs on Health Care Policy

    How do various socioeconomic, individual beliefs & habits, and access to care contribute to health status? How does the health status of a population impact a community? What are the societal responsibilities for health?

    Health policy and its effectivness

    If expenditures on medical services are less effective in reducing mortality rates than are changes in lifestyle behavior, why does the U.S. continue to spend an increasing portion of its resources on medical care? Feel free to draw upon your own experiences as well as the Library or other resources to answer this question

    You have been asked to explain managed care to new staff members.

    You have been asked to explain managed care to new staff members. * Describe the common techniques of managed care, including limitations on patients and providers, anti-trust concerns, and proposed legislation to protect both patients and providers. * Discuss important legal, ethical, and policy implications of manage

    Medical Informed Consent

    This job chooses a controversial health care topic, both in this year and ten years from now. See the attached file.

    Organization or Policy Changes

    Often a small change in an organization or policy can lead to a large-scale, profound change. Provide an example of this in either the public or private health care arena.

    Information Systems

    Information systems will fundamentally change the ways in which healthcare organizations are structured. Discuss.

    Policy Implementation and Modification

    Please assist in answering the questions following the scenario: In November 2003 the U.S. Congress passed a controversial health policy bill that President George W. Bush signed into law. The new legislation makes the most far-reaching changes to Medicare since the program was created in 1965. Please address the following

    Health Policy Discussed

    Would you be able to discuss the impact of health policies on the social factors that help determine health? Use the Web resources or other resources to find an example that illustrates your answer.

    a person's use of health care systems

    How does the utilization of health care influence health outcomes? Should HIV testing be made mandatory in the U. S. as part of a routine physical? These questions are explored.

    Health Policy Leadership Importance

    Explain why leadership or the absence of leadership is so important in health policy making. Provide a detailed example of the positive or negative impact of leadership or the absence of effective leadership on health policymaking.

    Provider Supply of Physicians in the United States

    1. Is there a surplus of physicians in the United States? 2. What is the likely long-term impact of the influx of IMGs into the US healthcare system? 3. Why is the lack of minority representation in the U.S. health profession such a compelling problem for health policy makers? 4. How is managed care likely to impact the

    Rights

    1. Given that rights have dominated several healthcare debates, how would you define rights as a healthcare provider and why? 2. What are the consequences of your definition? (1 Paragraph) 3. What type of patient-provider model would best accommodate your definition of rights? (1 Paragraph) 4. If rights also produce obligat

    National Health Care

    If you could change or develop one national health care policy, what would it be and why?

    Cause and effect of using silicone based hearing protection

    Employer is requiring the use of silicone based hearing protection which is less effective in abating noise than current foam hearing protection. Curious whether research exists on short/long term effects of putting silicone into the ear for up to 10 hours/day. What is the cause and effect of using silicone based hearing pr

    Controversial Health Bill (2003) and Policy Implications

    In November 2003 the U.S. Congress passed a controversial health policy bill that President George W. Bush signed into law. The new legislation makes the most far-reaching changes to Medicare since the program was created in 1965. Please address the following questions: Why were changes to Medicare deemed necessary? What ar

    Policy Formulation

    On April 9, 2003 the U.S. congressional subcommittee on Health heard testimony from various witness on the topic " Strengthening and Improving Medicare." In this project you will research the hearing and its witnesses, and summarize the hearing and its role in policymaking. Visit the website (http://energycommerce.house.gov/