Health Disparities: Cultural Proficiency Essay Assignment

Health Disparities: Cultural Proficiency Essay Assignment

Addressing Health Disparities: Cultural Proficiency, Chapter 14

Buchbinder, S. B., & Shanks, N. H. (2016). Introduction to health care management (Laureate Custom ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett.

VIDEO: FUTURE CHALLENGES OF THE HEALTHCARE SYSTEM: PART 1 (9:29)

Laureate Education (Producer). (n.d.-a). U.S. health care delivery system: Future trends in U.S. health care [Video file]. Baltimore, MD: Author.

VIDEO: FUTURE CHALLENGES OF THE HEALTHCARE SYSTEM: PART 2 (9:31)

Laureate Education (Producer). (n.d.-a). U.S. health care delivery system: Future trends in U.S. health care [Video file]. Baltimore, MD: Author.

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Requirements for Physicians in 2030: Why Population Aging Matters Less Than You May Think

Denton, F. T., Gafni, A., & Spencer, B. G. (2003). Requirements for physicians in 2030: Why population aging matters less than you may think. Canadian Medical Association Journal, 168(12), 1545–1547. Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.Health Disparities: Cultural Proficiency Essay Assignment

How To Cope With An Ageing Population

The Lancet. (2013). How to cope with an ageing population. The Lancet, 382(9900), 1225. Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.

Community-Created Programs: Can They Be The Basis of Innovative Transformations in Our Health Care Practice?

Philis-Tsimikas, A., Gilmer, T. P., Schultz, J., Walker, C., Fortmann, A. L., & Gallo, L. C., (2012). Community-created programs: Can they be the basis of innovative transformations in our health care practice? Implications from 15 years of testing, translating, and implementing community-based, culturally tailored diabetes management programs. Clinical Diabetes, 30(4), 156–163. Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.

World Health Organization

World Health Organization. (2015a). Retrieved from http://www.who.org

Go to the Healthy People 2020 Leading Health Indicators: Progress Update website and explore the various topics listed regarding health goals for the future. Click on two or three of the Leading Health Indicators (LHIs) to see the progress being made. Make notes in your ePortfolio about populations at risk and the goals Healthy People have to improve health outcomes for those populations.Health Disparities: Cultural Proficiency Essay Assignment

Healthy People

HealthyPeople.gov. (2015a). Retrieved from http://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/default.aspx

 

Healthcare Marketing, Chapter 6, pp. 105-109

Buchbinder, S. B., & Shanks, N. H. (2016). Introduction to health care management (Laureate Custom ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett.

 

An Overview of US Health Care Delivery, Chapter 1, pp. 17–30

The Future of Health Services Delivery, Chapter 14, pp. 537-564

Shi, L., & Singh, D. A. (2015). Delivering health care in America: A systems approach (6th ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning.Health Disparities: Cultural Proficiency Essay Assignment

 

This video was provided with HE002 with regard to the Patient Protection and Accountable Care Act. It is provided again with this Competency as you consider how politics and policy impact the U.S. healthcare system.

Laureate Education (Producer). (n.d.-b). U.S. health care delivery system: Politics and policy [Video file]. Baltimore, MD: Author. Retrieved from https://class.walden.edu

 

The Issues Surrounding Social Network Sites and Healthcare Professionals

Azizi, T. (2013). The issues surrounding social network sites and healthcare professionals. The Journal of Perioperative Practice, 23(10), 233–236. Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.

 

Physicians, Social Media, and Conflict of Interest

DeCamp, M. (2013). Physicians, social media, and conflict of interest. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 28(2), 299–303. doi: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3614128/

 

Adoption and Use of Social Media Among Public Health Departments

Thackeray, R., Neiger, B. L., Smith, A. K., & Van Wagenen, S. B. (2012). Adoption and use of social media among public health departments. BMC Public Health, 12, 242. Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.

 

Lessons Learned from Politics: Translate into Healthcare Delivery

Adegbola, M. (2013). Lessons learned from politics: Translate into healthcare delivery. ABNF Journal, 24(1), 3–4. Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.

 

The Triumph of Politics over Public Health: States Opting out of Medicaid Expansion

Grant, R. (2014). The triumph of politics over public health: States opting out of Medicaid expansion. American Journal of Public Health, 104(2), 203–205. Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.

 

This article captures the history of Medicare Part D. As you read, think about how the emergence of Medicate Part D has impacted healthcare for senior citizens.

A Political History of Medicare and Prescription Drug Coverage

Oliver, T. R., Lee, P. R., & Lipton, H. L. (2004). A political history of Medicare and prescription drug coverage. The Milbank Quarterly, 82(2), 283–354. Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.

 

Is healthcare an inalienable right? Consider your thoughts and perspectives on this question as you read this article. Post your thoughts in Discussions.Health Disparities: Cultural Proficiency Essay Assignment

Healthcare: A Right or Privilege?

Papadimos, T. J. (2007). Healthcare access as a right, not a privilege: A construct of Western thought. Retrieved from https://peh-med.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1747-5341-2-2

 

Trust for America's Health

Trust for America’s Health. (2015). Reports. Retrieved from http://www.healthyamericans.org/reports/

 

How We Work

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. (2015a). How we work. Retrieved from http://www.rwjf.org/en/how-we-work.html

American College of Healthcare Executives

ACHE: American College of Health Care Executives . (2015). Retrieved from http://ache.org

 

Read the assigned chapter and check your understanding of key concepts by completing the corresponding activities.

Medical Technology, Chapter 5, pp. 157-187

Click the link below and then select the link for Chapter 5.

    • Chapter 5: Matching Questions

Shi, L., & Singh, D. A. (2015). Delivering health care in America: A systems approach (6th ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning.

 

Although the emphasis of this Sub-Competency is on telemedicine, this chapter provides useful information regarding all types of technology.

Information Technology, Chapter 8, pp. 133-143

Buchbinder, S. B., & Shanks, N. H. (2016). Introduction to health care management (Laureate Custom ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett.

 

Crossing the Telemedicine Chasm: Have the U.S. Barriers to Widespread Adoption of Telemedicine Been Significantly Reduced?

LeRouge, C., & Garfield, M. J. (2013). Crossing the telemedicine chasm: Have the U.S. barriers to widespread adoption of telemedicine been significantly reduced? International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 10(12), 6472–6484.  Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.

 

Impact of Telemonitoring Home Care Patients With Heart Failure or Chronic Lung Disease From Primary Care on Healthcare Resource Use (the TELBIL Study Randomized Controlled Trial)

Martín-Lesende, I., Orruño, E., Bilbao, A., Vergara, I., Cairo, M. C., Bayón, J. C., . . . Recalde, E. (2013). Impact of telemonitoring home care patients with heart failure or chronic lung disease from primary care on healthcare resource use (the TELBIL study randomized controlled trial). BMC Health Services Research, 13, 118. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1472-6963-13-118

 

As you explore this site, consider the impact of technology on the delivery and affordability of services and then share your insights with colleagues in Discussions.Health Disparities: Cultural Proficiency Essay Assignment

American Telemedicine Association

American Telemedicine Association. (2016). About telemedicine. Retrieved from http://www.americantelemed.org/about-telemedicine

 

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. (2015). VA telehealth services. Retrieved from http://www.telehealth.va.gov/

 

Different types of telemedicine programs are discussed on the Mayo Clinic website. Can you envision similar types of programs in your area? Post your thoughts in Discussions.

Mayo Clinic—Telemedicine

Mayo Clinic. (2015). Telemedicine programs. Retrieved from http://www.mayoclinic.org/search/search-results?q=telemedicine

 

Read the assigned chapter and then check your understanding by completing the corresponding activity.

Health Services Professionals, Chapter 4, pp. 124-150

  • Click on each of the link below and then select the link for Chapter 4.
    • Chapter 4: Crossword Puzzle

Shi, L., & Singh, D. A. (2015). Delivering health care in America: A systems approach (6th ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning.

 

Laureate Education (Producer). (n.d.-c). U.S. health care delivery system: Understanding disease and its impact on the system [Video file]. Baltimore, MD: Author.

 

Physician Shortage Continues to Loom Large After ACA

Glenn, B. (2012). Physician shortage continues to loom large after ACA. Medical Economics, 89(15), 29–30, 35. Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.

 

Nurse Shortage in the United States: A Hispanic Perspective

Millan, A. (2012). Nurse shortage in the United States: A Hispanic perspective. Hispanic Health Care International, 10(2), 59–60. Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.Health Disparities: Cultural Proficiency Essay Assignment

 

Rural Hospitals Desperately Need Healthcare Workers

MacDonald, I. (2014). Rural hospitals desperately need healthcare workers. Retrieved from http://www.fiercehealthcare.com/story/rural-hospitals-desperately-need-healthcare-workers/2014-03-11

 

Human Resources for Universal Health Coverage: Leadership Needed

Padilha, A., Kasonde, J., Mukti, G., Crisp, N., Takemi, K., & Buch, E. (2013). Human resources for universal health coverage: Leadership needed. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 91(11), 800–800A. Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.

 

Physician shortages are increasing, particularly in rural and underserved areas. In your location, how are the needs being met where physician shortages exist? Is there anything you would change as a healthcare administrator? Post your response in Discussions.

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, National Center for Health Workforce Analysis

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, National Center for Health Workforce Analysis. (2013). Projecting the supply and demand for primary care practitioners through 2020. Retrieved from https://bhw.hrsa.gov/health-workforce-analysis/primary-care-2020

 

The Evolution of Healthcare Services in the United States, Chapter 3, Medical Tourism, pp. 109-110

The Future of Healthcare Services Delivery, Chapter 14, pp. 537-564

Check your understanding of key concepts by completing the corresponding activity.

Click the link below and then select the link for Chapter 14.

  • Chapter 14: Matching Questions

Shi, L., & Singh, D. A. (2015). Delivering health care in America: A systems approach (6th ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning.

 

Seeking Health Care Through International Medical Tourism

Eissler, L. A., & Casken, J. (2013). Seeking health care through international medical tourism. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 45(2), 177–184. Retrieved from Walden Library databases.Health Disparities: Cultural Proficiency Essay Assignment

 

Addressing Ethical, Social, and Cultural Issues in Global Health Research

Lavery, J. V., Green, S. K., Bandewar, S. V. S., Bhan, A., Daar, A., Emerson, C. I., . . . Singer, P. A. (2013). Addressing ethical, social, and cultural issues in global health research. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 7(8), e2227. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0002227

 

U.S. Ranks Below 16 Other Rich Countries in Health Report

Knox, R. (2013). U.S. ranks below 16 other rich countries in health report (Multimedia file). Retrieved from http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2013/01/09/168976602/u-s-ranks-below-16-other-rich-countries-in-health-report

 

Patients Beyond Borders

Patients Beyond Borders. (2014). Medical tourism statistics & facts. Retrieved from http://www.patientsbeyondborders.com/medical-tourism-statistics-factsHealth Disparities: Cultural Proficiency Essay Assignment

 

CDC–TB Tracking and Prevention

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (2014). Tuberculosis (TB): Patient and general public materials. Retrieved from http://www.cdc.gov/tb/education/patient_edmaterials.htm

 

International Profiles of Health Care Systems 2012: Australia, Canada, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United States

The Commonwealth Fund. (2012). International profiles of health care systems 2012: Australia, Canada, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United States. Retrieved from http://www.commonwealthfund.org/~/media/Files/Publications/Fund%20Report/2012/Nov/1645_Squires_intl_profiles_hlt_care_systems_2012.pdfHealth Disparities: Cultural Proficiency Essay Assignment

 

Global Health Policy

The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. (2015). Global health policy. Retrieved from http://kff.org/global-health-policy/

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. (2015). Retrieved from http://www.gatesfoundation.org/

 

Global Health Initiatives

Council on Foreign Relations. (2017). Global Health Initiatives. Retrieved from https://www.cfr.org/programs/global-health-program

 

Indicator Definitions and Metadata

World Health Organization. (2015b). Indicator definitions and metadata. Retrieved from http://www.who.int/whosis/indicators/en/

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