Propose a change to one aspect of your local or regional health care system or program that would improve outcomes. Then, conduct a comparative analysis of other, non-U.S. health care systems, focusing on the proposed change. Summarize the proposed change and your comparative analysis in a 4-5 page report.
Competency 1: Identify the challenges and opportunities facing health care.
Identify an aspect of a local or regional health care system or program that should be a focus for change.
Competency 2: Compare the effects of different health care finance models and policy frameworks on resources and patient outcomes.
Define desirable outcomes, including who will pay for care and factors limiting achievement of those outcomes.
Analyze two non-U.S. health care systems or programs that offer insight into a proposed change for a health care system or program in the United States.
Competency 3: Evaluate the positive and negative influences of leaders on health care processes and outcomes.
Determine the financial and health implications of making—and not making—proposed changes to a health care system or program.
Competency 4: Develop proactive strategies to change the culture of the organization by incorporating evidence-based practices.
Explain why specific changes will lead to improved outcomes.
Competency 5: Communicate effectively with diverse audiences, in an appropriate form and style consistent with applicable organizational, professional, and scholarly standards.
Write clearly and concisely in a logically coherent and appropriate form and style.
Support assertions, arguments, propositions, and conclusions with relevant and credible evidence.