u.s. health care system | Applied Sciences homework help

 

U.S. health care is different from any other health care setting in the world. The U.S health care environment is referred to as a system as it has numerous features, components, and services offered. Understanding this system-based approach is critical for allied health care professionals.

In a paper of 1,000-1,250 words, discuss five of the following 10 characteristics of the U.S. health care system and the role of each:

  • No central agency
  • Partial access
  • Multiple payers
  • Imperfect market conditions
  • Third party payers
  • Balancing of powers
  • Litigation risks
  • High Technology use
  • Services offered
  • Quality measurement

Identify two current trends seen in health care today and the affect/change these are having on our current health care system. Discuss the appropriate skills needed to manage these trends within one’s scope of practice.

Provide a minimum of three references, one of these should be your textbook.