Analysis: The Stealth Epidemic

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Part Three: The Stealth Epidemic
Part three movie indicated that thirty percent of the Americans (nearly 100 million) are the victims of chronic illnesses such as diabetes, congestive heart failure, asthma, and many others. Treatment of these chronic illnesses consumes more than 70 percent of all health care resources. Healthcare professionals are unable to prevent needless suffering, even death. In addition, the healthcare management system does not provide enough education and prevention for many affected people and funds for the uninsured are not enough. As a result, the failures are threatening the viability of American’s entire healthcare systems. Also, for those with multiple illnesses and doctors, lack of communication between caregivers
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In my thinking, this is a big problem because, it is impossible to all the chronic illness without preventing from the initial course. Therefore, healthcare financial system in the United States should provide the opportunity to get long-term prevention care reimbursement plan. Appreciating Waltham and Los Angeles County for their struggle to curb invisible chronic illness, I would say, if the entire nations will do the same efforts, the prevention and management of chronic illness will come to the ground. Again, I honored the Waltham community health center’s health professionals for their efforts to contribute their own funds and struggled for the …show more content…
Part four video shows the importance of relationships between healthcare providers, patients, and families in order to understand the sophisticated technology and the more complex health care delivery systems in the United States, specifically, in the teaching hospital, the Medical College of Georgia. The mutual communication and cooperation among these population groups provide fundamental changes in transforming the institution into a nationally recognized facility where a partnership is a guiding vision to the care it delivers. Once a month, a special committee meets in the hospital consisting of a Parent Advisory Group and a children 's advisory group and the kids get to offer suggestions on what changes they want to see made in the center. Parents can even accompany their sick children into the operating rooms, intensive care units, and recovery rooms if they want to. I hope, current academic medical centers can make Georgia’s Medical center as a valuable benchmark for transforming the fundamental change in their healthcare delivery system. A single patient can transform the change of quality health care delivery like Daniel Moretz who was born with serious heart complications and finally changed the way health care facilities like Georgia Medical Center (GMC) fundamentally transform the health care delivery into

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