Week 01 Discussion: Organizations Influencing Health Policy
Using the website above, select an organization from each of the three categories:
- Federal Agencies,
- Association and Organizations,
- International Organizations, Associations
that has a role in influencing health policy. For each of your three chosen sites, describe the organization’s chief purpose and give one example of a policy it has influenced. (Hint: visit the organization’s website.)
HSRIC. (n.d.). Key organizations. NIH, National Library of Medicine.
Study these key timelines in Health Care:
Week 02 Discussion: Value-based Healthcare
Consider the information from your readings and videos about incentives for improving quality while lowering healthcare costs. What are the potential benefits and risks of a value-based system? Consider this discussion with regard to patient care, provider incentives, and the overall financial impact of our healthcare system. Give at least one example of how a patient may be helped or harmed under a value-based system.
Week 03 Discussion: Evidence-Based Healthcare
Select two of the High-Burden Health Conditions targeted by the CDC in the 6/18 Initiative, and discuss the Evidence-Based Interventions for each. For one of the interventions, identify at least two stakeholders you would partner with to implement the strategy in your community.