HE330 Healthcare Delivery Systems
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Ashworth College for grading. Unless otherwise stated, answer in complete sentences,
and be sure to use correct English spelling and grammar. Sources must be cited in APA
format. Refer to the “Assignment Format” page for specific format requirements.
In lessons 1-4 you have learned a great deal of information on healthcare delivery
systems. This writing assignment contains two parts. In the first part, you will combine
the responses from lessons 1-4 questions below into a Word document.
In 250 words or more, please respond to the following question.
1. Why is the US health care market referred to as â€œimperfectâ€?
Please answer the following two questions in 250 words or more.
1. What factors are associated with the development of health services professionals
in the United States?
2. What are the major distinctions between primary care and specialty care?
Answer the following question in 250 words or more.
1. According to the Institute of Medicine, what are the four main components of a
fully developed electronic health records (EHR) system?
Please answer the following question in 250 words or more.
1. Describe how some of the changes in the health services delivery system have led
to a decline in hospital inpatient days and a growth in ambulatory services.
For part two of the assignment, answer the following four review questions and combine
the response into a 3-4 page APA formatted paper. Provide a minimum of three sources
to substantiate information provided. The four questions to be addressed are as follows:
1. Why is it that despite public and private health insurance programs, some US
citizens are without health care coverage? How will the ACA change this?
2. How can healthcare administrators and policymakers use the various measures of
health status and service utilization? Please illustrate your answer.
3. What were the two main aspects of the Supreme Courtâ€™s ruling in lawsuits filed
against the ACA of 2010?
4. What are the main provisions of HIPAA with regard to the protection of personal
health information? What provisions were added to HIPAA under the HITECH
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