Emerging and current health care issues nearly always have an impact on health care management practices. In this activity, you will identify and begin to examine a health care issue of your choosing. Your work in this activity sets the foundation for your Week 4 Assignment – Impacts of a Heath Issue on a Care Provider.
Download the Week 2 Activity Template and use it to complete this assignment.Choose one of the following types of health care providers and an issue that significantly impacts its operations, policies, procedures, et cetera.Provider Type:
- Nursing Home.
- Out Patient Medical Clinic/Urgent Care Center.
- Home Health Care.
- Private Practice Physician(s).
Health Care Issue:Consider one of the following issues or choose one of your own. Make sure that the issue that you have chosen has a potentially significant impact on your chosen provider type.
- Outbreaks such as COVID-19, measles, or Ebola.
- Human trafficking.
- Medical tourism.
- Consumer-directed health care.
- Assisted suicide.
- Medical marijuana.
- Mandatory vaccinations.
- Personalized medicine.
- Drug abuse.
- Climate change.
Use the Week 2 Activity Template to state your chosen provider type and introduce its associated issue. Next, briefly describe at least 5 areas where the issue could significantly impact the provider. These include operations, planning, logistics, training, community outreach, et cetera.
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