Week 6 Assignment: Evaluate the Future of Healthcare Delivery
The healthcare system continues to evolve as the populationâ€™s needs change and as other factors such as technology transform, allowing for modifications in the level of care. Several issues are paramount. These include how to increase use and effectiveness of preventive care, as well as how to aggressively treat chronic conditions in an effort to reduce the overall and long-term cost of care (Andersen, Rice, & Kominski, 2007).
Develop a research paper in which you evaluate expected and necessary changes in the healthcare system. In your paper, be sure to include the following:
Explain the increased role of preventive care.
Determine the importance of actively treating chronic diseases.
Identify and explain the role of HMOs and other healthcare organizations.
Examine the impact of these current trends on necessary changes for the future of healthcare. Then, identify these expected changes as recommendations for the future.
Support your paper with a minimum of five scholarly resources, within the last five (5) years, APA format. In addition to these specified resources, other appropriate scholarly resources, including older articles, may be included.
Length: 5-7 pages, not including title and reference pages