HSM544 Impact of Health Policy

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HSM544 Impact of Health Policy
The EHR has been cited as a means of promoting the accuracy and timeliness…

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HSM544 Impact of Health Policy

HSM544 Impact of Health Policy

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What is the impact of health policy on resourcing (i.e., funding, technology, capital assets, and other key, nonhuman means of healthcare delivery)?  The EHR has been cited as a means of promoting the accuracy and timeliness of medical information, which has the ultimate aim of improving the quality of healthcare.

For the class, is there evidence that this, in fact, has been the case?  What is the rationale for the growth of this industry? Is profitable? Is it competitive?  What are the risks associated with telemedicine that are not associated with in-person medical care?

Healthcare policy is really something of a misnomer in a society where policy goals are ever-changing. There are many policy objectives and policies.  For the class, how does society select its healthcare policy and goals? Clearly quality, access and cost are factors in developing policy but policy tries to help us reach these goals…