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    Quality Health Care

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    The United States is the leading health care spender in the world. It has the highest proportion of specialist physicians and world-renowned surgeons yet it falls short in quality of care. This becomes a problem when an increasing number of patients report long wait times, late test results, and medication errors. Americans also describe their interactions with primary physicians as short, meaningless and confusing including chronic disease patients who feel as if they are treated far worse than healthy patients (Burns, Dyer & Bailit, 2010). There are many reasons for lack of quality care, ranging from low adoption rates of electronic medical records to the splintered United States care system. Adding to these problems is the highly debated…

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    Introduction: The amount of money the United States spends on health care is increasing, and the quality of health care provided to patients is not improving (Kumar, Ghildayal & Shah, 2011). In order for our society to have an effective health care system, groups of people work together to write policies to define, plan, and determine an action to provide adequate and proper care for citizens. The process is also known as the health care policy process. This process requires careful…

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    The Value Of Health Care

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    Health care is an effort made by the government to cover well-being of their citizens. Canada and United States have take this decision to provide health care to improve well being of their citizens. In my opinion the economic system about health care in United States provide by the government is the specific point that we can improve to contribute to well-being of Americans. As result, my research on United States and Canada policies on health care and economic system, I could argue that…

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    eing part of a health care team, it is important to understand and realize the virtue of care in ‘caring’ for our patients and their families. “The virtue of care is fundamental to relationships, practices and actions in health care.” (Beauchamp, Childress) Your responsibilities and the work that you will be performing is important. It is essential to be aware of and do your best in not only what you do, but also how you do it. Your patients will be able to ‘tell ' a difference if something you…

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    Health Care Paradox

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    The professional book that I chose to read was “The American Health Care Paradox: why spending more is getting us less” wrote by Elizabeth H. Bradley and Lauren A. Taylor. In this book the authors demonstrate how American is spending more in health care but have poorer health outcome compare to other industrialized countries especially the Scandinavian countries (Sweden, Denmark and Norway). After interviewing different people in the medical field, the authors believe firmly that America will…

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    Health Care Refusals

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    objections of a religiously-affiliated hospital. They can refuse to dispense, prescribe, or even recommend her the product. (Health Care Refusals Harm Patients) Due to the time sensitivity of emergency contraceptive the refusal of it or refusal to even give it as an option substantially increases a woman's risk of pregnancy and will eventually…

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    Right To Health Care

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    The Argument Supporting of a Moral Right to Health Care In “Is There a Right to Health Care and, if So, What Does It Encompass?” by Norman Daniels, he provides numerous reasons that decide that there is such a right to health care. Furthermore, he made an argument for a strong right to health care that was derived from John Rawls’ justice principle of “fair equality of opportunity.” There has been a question that arises about “is there a right to health care?” According to Daniel, there is a…

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    Faulty Health Care

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    Cough, cough hack, hack I need a health reform stat! Sooner or later the inevitable happens; we have succumbed to a virus, bacteria, or injury and we need a visit to the doctor to help us regain our health. Whether you have the common cold or suffer from a life threatening illness, whether you are in the city or in the middle of nowhere people seek out the help of doctors expecting to be faced with comfort, hospitality, and aid. Thankfully in the U.S these expectations are always met and…

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    Health Care Observation

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    community receive free lunch at school, including myself during high school. By working as a scribe in the emergency rooms in San Bernardino, I have been able to observe just how underserved this community is. The majority of patients we see have manageable diseases that can easily be controlled with medication, however, they come in to the ER with complications from not being able to receive their medications. For instance, one patient was brought into the ER after a syncope episode without…

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    Universal Health Care

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    developed countries considering healthcare costs, medical care and access to healthcare. Health Insurance is defined as a type of insurance coverage that pays for medical and surgical expenses that are incurred by the insured. Based on a country’s healthcare philosophy, the insurance could either be social or government financed national health insurance depending on the cultural attitude and source of healthcare financing for that country. The principal goal of any national health insurance…

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