Compare and contrast the selected country’s health care delivery systems to the U.S.
U.S. HEALTH CARE DELIVERY SYSTEMS
The U.S. health care system is unique in comparison to health care systems in other industrialized countries. According to the Commonwealth Fund Analysis (2017), the U.S. ranks 11 in overall ranking of health care system performance rankings.
(Image: Common Wealth Fund, Retrieved from https://www.commonwealthfund.org/chart/2017/health-care-system-performance-rankings)
Identify and select 5 of the following countries to research:
6. New Zealand
10. United Kingdom
In a 13- to 15-slide PowerPoint (PPT) presentation:
a. Compare and contrast the selected country’s health care delivery systems to the U.S.
b. Based on your research, provide 2-3 recommendations the U.S. should adopt to improve health care delivery.
** Speaker’s notes are required for each slide. Much of the information presented on the slides should be concise and explained in detail through your speaker notes.
SLP Assignment Expectations
1. Conduct additional research to gather sufficient information to support your design of your PPT.
2. Limit your total PPT to a maximum of 15 slides, not including your title or reference slide.
3. Support your report with peer-reviewed articles, with at least 3 references.
Required Reading :
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. (2013). Lower costs, better care: Reforming our health care delivery system. Retrieved from https://www.cms.gov/newsroom/fact-sheets/lower-costs-better-care-reforming-our-health-care-delivery-system-0
Institute of Medicine (US). (2002). Chapter 5: The health care delivery system. In The future of the public’s health in the 21st century. Washington D.C.: National Academies Press. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK221227/
Lee, T. H., & Berenson, R. H. (n.d.). The organization of health care delivery. Retrieved from https://cdn.americanprogress.org/wp-content/uploads/issues/2008/10/pdf/health_delivery_ch2.pdf
Shi, L., & Singh, D. A. (2017). Chapter 1 Major characteristics of U.S. health care delivery. In Essentials of the U.S. health care system (4th ed). Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning. Retrieved from Trident Library
Shi, L., & Singh, D. A. (2017). Chapter 2 Foundations of U.S. health care delivery. In Essentials of the U.S. health care system (4th ed). Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning. Retrieved from Trident Library
Shi, L., & Singh, D. A. (2017). Chapter 7 Outpatient services and primary care. In Essentials of the U.S. health care system (4th ed). Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning. Retrieved from Trident Library
Schnider, E. C., Sarnak, D. O., Squires, D., Shah, A., & Doty, M. M. (2017). Mirror, mirror 2017: International comparison reflects flaws and opportunities for better U.S. health care. Retrieved from https://interactives.commonwealthfund.org/2017/july/mirror-mirror/
Squires, D., & Anderson, C. (2015). U.S. health care from a global perspective. Retrieved from http://www.commonwealthfund.org/publications/issue-briefs/2015/oct/us-health-care-from-a-global-perspective
Coronado, L., Crosby, A., Rascano, T., Saechin, T., Salazar, L., & Taylor-Weber, J. (2014, July 29). The Healthcare System in the United States [Video file]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nRFKCXvy3-g.