Answer discussions questions on regard to chapters. Please answer all questions in complete sentences and use the APA format.
CHAPTER 1: Understanding Health Systems: The Organization of Health Care in the United States
- Describe the major trends in the evolution of health care services in the United States over the past 100 years.
- How has the role of government changed in the U.S. health care system, and what future trends in government involvement do you anticipate?
- Describe the differences in health care systems for the middle class, the poor, and the military.
- How is health affected by behaviors, economics, and social structure?
- Describe your view of the role of health care services in the nation’s success and survival as a coherent democracy.
CHAPTER 2: Technology in the U.S. Health Care System
- List the different classifications of health care technology (by industrial group).
- Why it is important to understand that medical technology is a collection of very specific subgroupings?
- Briefly describe the stages of medical technology development.
- Describe the four phases of clinical testing in humans.
- Discuss the technological assessment process carried out by health insurance plans.
- How has medical technology affected clinicians and organizations?