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  • Health Care Paradox

    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 have better health outcomes if the government invest more in social services such as education, employment, training, housing, etc.… This does not imply that spending in health care is a wrong doing, it just means that social services and the health care…

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  • Faulty Health Care

    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 Universality

    Healthcare as a Universal Human Right The human right to health has been preserved in several legal instruments that are part of the globally acceptable legal standards. The idea that all people regardless of their socioeconomic status, level of education, age, gender or physical abilities must have access to unbiased and high-quality healthcare cannot be ignored (United Nations Committee on Economic Social and Cultural Rights, 2000). Although this has been clear for over fifty years now since…

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  • The Value Of Health Care

    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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  • Future Health Care

    Despite the rising healthcare costs, the future looks bright. Over the last 60-70 years, the quality of healthcare has gone down, the cost of healthcare has gone up, and the patient experience is in dire need of advancement. Thus, the delivery of care needs innovative improvements. The future of healthcare will shift to a new medical model that will encompass prevention and wellness services, technology advances, and affordable payment options. Most diseases of today, both mental and physical,…

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  • Health Inequalities In Health Care

    care practice, we need to extend our tentacles beyond our immediate bases. The healthcare professionals can make meaningful contact with people from different ethnic groups to improve knowledge around their health beliefs and behaviors, and this will help in understanding the problems they face. In the United States, the gap between the rich and the poor is so wide that the zip codes are being used to allocate resources and goods. The zip codes, therefore can determine the life expectancy. For…

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  • Stakeholders In Health Care

    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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  • Right To Health Care

    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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  • Shortage In Health Care

    need for Health Care workers will increase substantially as the Baby Boomer population ages and medical needs increase, there is concern that this need can be met as the growth of nursing staff fails to meet the demand. In December 2013, the Bureau of Labor Statistics projected in Employment Projections 2012-2022 that the work force for Registered Nurses is expected to increase by 19% from 2012 to 2022. In a 2009 article in Health Affairs titled “The Recent Surge in Nurse Employment: Causes and…

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  • Virtue Of Care In Health Care

    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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