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Stakeholders in Health Care Policy

The evolution of health care policy has influenced programs such as Medicaid and Medicare in several ways. Perhaps most importantly, the services covered by these organizations have increased over time. For Medicaid, evolutionary changes in health care policy have most significantly impacted the number of individuals for whom these services...

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Descriptive Epidemiology: HIV/AIDS in the United States

The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) known as acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is an epidemic which first began in the 1930s around the region of Sub-Saharan Africa. Officially speaking, the disease is a genetic mutation of the chimpanzee's similarly organized simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV). The term was relabeled to include humans...

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A Discussion of the Current Events Surrounding Tuberculosis Outbreaks in Minnesota

IntroductionThis paper will discuss the recent news article reporting an outbreak of Tuberculosis (TB) in Minnesota. The article, written by Leahy (2016), details significant concerns surrounding the spread of TB in the city and potential ways in which the disease can be contained. Highlights Leahy (2016) states that 22% of...

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Election and Healthcare

In regards to health care in the United States, the results of the 2016 election are disastrous. Donald Trump has said all throughout his campaign that he was determined to repeal the Affordable Care Act, "Repeal and Replace". Given the Republican attitude about Obama- care, as it is widely known,...

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Healthcare Access Paper

One of the greatest issues of social equity in the contemporary United States is the issue of access to healthcare. In the last few decades, the cost of healthcare has skyrocketed, and as such, most Americans cannot access basic healthcare services without health insurance. However, affordability presents another barrier to...

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Changes in Our Daycare Program

As a subcommittee member focused on the successful developmental development of three year old children who have been continuously enrolled in day care since six weeks of age, I believe an emphasis needs to be placed on the children’s physical, cognitive, emotional, and psychosocial development. According to the National Institute...

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Endgame: Aids in Black America

In this paper, I will provide a summary of the video, Endgame: Aids in Black America, which was featured on Frontline, on the pbs.org website. The video featured a number of psychological themes, including the idea of stigma and how that can negatively impact a nation’s ability to effectively combat...

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Health Care Delivery in the United States

Without a doubt, the role of the American government and its policy implications in health care system shall not be underestimated. One of the most important and significant ways to measure the governmental regulations in regards to health care system would be by testing the economic policies and their efficiency....

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Effects of Daycare on Infant Development

Belsky, J. (1988). Infant day care and socioemotional development: the United States. J Child Psychol. Psychiat., 29(4). 397-406.The author’s purpose for writing this article is to distinguish between two groups of investigation: 1) primary focus on infants being cared for by a non-parental day care facility that is a research-based...

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US Healthcare System

To summarize the main points of this presentation, for a variety of reasons the United States should have universal healthcare that would provide free services to every citizen in the country. Every one of the industrialized countries all over the globe have some form of free healthcare, including many countries...

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Health Promotion Among Diverse Populations: Asian Americans

The population chosen for examination in this paper is Asian Americans which includes Americans who are of Asian descent to include individuals from China, Japan, North and South Korea, and other countries that fall within the geographical regions of the Far East, Southeast Asia, and the Indian subcontinent (Office of...

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Osteoporosis and Periodontal Diseases – Postmenopausal Women in the United States

AbstractOsteoporosis and periodontitis are an inevitable result of an imbalance in bone resorption and formation rates which leads to decreased mineral mass. Without the presence of minerals, the bone is at much higher risk for fractures. Unfortunately, conventional measures of radiography are not sophisticated enough to detect or diagnose the...

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Book Review: Just Medicine: A Cure for Racial Inequality in American Health Care

This paper provides a review of Dayna Bowen Matthew’s book, Just Medicine: A Cure for Racial Inequality in American Health Care (Matthew, 2015). The main purpose of this book is to explore the origins and causes of racial disparity in healthcare, and suggest specific measure that could be taken to...

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The disturbing reason some African American patients may be undertreated for pain

The overall nature of this study exemplifies one of the many conditions of the medical field and a disturbing reality for the capacity of medical professionals to administer the aid and necessary help for patients going forward. There are many long-term consequences of the theories that are posited and the...

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Essentials of Healthcare Systems: Talking medicine.

Waterfall that is an ancient form of system development life cycle (SDLC) brings few development changes. This is a major challenge which means that it is better off if waterfall is utilized for simple projects. SDLC has also played a big role in the modern computer digital development. This has...

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Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Health Care

As I watched Escape Fire I was struck by the enormity of the damage that exists in the American health care system. I felt like the section header “Good People, Bad System” could have applied to every aspect of the problem the documentary covered, where the good people are both...

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The Healthcare Environment

An environmental analyze is the process of identifying the internal and external elements that can impact or alter the performance of an organization. An environmental analyze helps an organization evaluate different opportunities and threats that exist for the organization. These threats and opportunities are then assessed and incorporated into the...

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President Trump’s policies on Immigration and the roll back of the Affordable Care Health Plan

In every nation state, it is often normal for the new administrations to come up with new polies or policy change in various critical sectors. This is evident in the contemporary events in the US whereby the Trump’s administration is putting into practice various pledges that were made during the...

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Latin America Health Care in North America

Although Latinos score better on certain health indicators, such as life expectancy, when compared to other minority groups in the US, they are faced with unique health issues that demonstrate poor access to quality care. Statistics show that Latinos have a higher life expectancy than other minority groups but are...

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Minority Health, American Indian

Ethnic minorities across the U.S. frequently experience disparities in their health outcomes, face worse access to healthcare resources, and receive health services of lower quality (Dickman, Himmelstein, & Woolhandler, 2017; Holm, Vogeltanz-Holm, Poltavski, & McDonald, 2010). Even though formally the reduction and elimination of health disparities is one of the...

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