Healthcare is a constantly changing environment. Anticipating, understanding, and planning for the prevalent issues and challenges faced are key talents for the successful leader in healthcare. Each student will prepare a 10 page paper that addressing the following question:
What is the proper role of healthcare in the United States? Is it a service for sale or a right? What and why would you recommend as the next major revision to the nation’s healthcare?
To fully address this question, the analysis may consider the following:
What role is played by government?
Identify and analyze current trends in healthcare, including information technology, biotechnology, smart phones, health informatics, and other relevant technologies in the context of the overall US healthcare system.
Address the impact of various stakeholders and influencers.
How do education, workforce availability, and human capital issues affect healthcare?
Identify key factors driving or limiting the further growth of healthcare.
How do the social determinants of health impact? What other external factors might influence healthcare?
Deliberate on the roles of professional obligation and ethics.