HP609 2021 March Week 4 Discussion Latest
HP609 Health Policy, Politics, and Perspectives
Week 4 Discussion
Health Care Delivery Systems
Select one topic below to write about in your initial post. Please make it clearly which topic you chose to write about in your initial post. Write 500 to 750 words related to:
Topic 1: Choose one sector of health care delivery and financing that interests you (medical technology; outpatient and primary care services; inpatient facilities and services; managed care and integrated organizations; or long-term care). What are two challenges facing the sector you have chosen? What are two policies to address those challenges? What are the politics of those policy recommendations, if any? Make clear in your entry if they are policies already adopted; proposed/under consideration; and/or ones that you would recommend.
Topic 2: Discuss two challenges facing the health professions. What are two policies that would address those challenges? What are the politics of those policy recommendations, if any? You may write about the health professions in general or choose a specific health profession to write about. Make clear in your entry if they are policies already adopted; proposed or under consideration; and/or ones that you would recommend.
Cite additional sources beyond the Learning Materials for this week.
Reply to at least two of your classmates. In your reply posts, each reply should be on a topic different from the one you chose to write about. Each reply should be 200 to 400 words. You should cite at least one to two sources that add new information in response to your classmate’s post.
Please refer to the Grading Rubric for details on how this activity will be graded.