Public Health Historical Milestones
Assignment: Write an essay providing a historical overview on Public Health. This assignment should demonstrate your proficiency in the following four course competencies:
1: Examine the history and evolution of current U.S. and global health care delivery systems and structures. Produce a short introduction to a component of the U.S. health care delivery system.
2: Summarize historical milestones related to the component.
3: Describe how a specific milestone is related to a specific health care management career.
4: Analyze the significance of the milestone to the health care management career.
It is important to understand how the overall system evolved to the present moment. Therefore, the coursework in this assessment concentrates on building your fundamental knowledge base regarding the history and evolution of health care delivery. Your focus will be on the historical milestones in basic components of the U.S. health care delivery system: Public health. As part of understanding the history of the U.S. health care system, explore the U.S. National Library of Medicine – History of medicine collections: Films & videos
Due to the constant state of change in our health care system, it is important for you (and your career) to learn to access and utilize current, credible information sources to stay informed about what is happening in the industry. For this assignment, you are required to have access to (or subscribe to) a number of online resources, such as journals, e-newsletters, website blogs, et cetera. Use these resources to research and study various course topics in order to complete assignments.
Use the Internet to conduct research to learn about the history of the U.S. health care system, and in particular the history of one of the four basic components of the U.S. health care delivery system: Public health.
Access the following website and review information and materials on the history of the U.S. health care system:
U.S. National Library of Medicine. (2017). History of medicine collections: Films & videos. Retrieved from https://www.nlm.nih.gov/hmd/collections/films/index.html#A5
Current Information on Health Care and Issues That Impact Health Care
To support your work throughout this course, make sure you have access to the following Capella-sponsored subscriptions (bookmark them in your browser):
The Wall Street Journal (WSJ).
Access your WSJ subscription to ensure it is current.
American Hospital Association. (n.d.). Health Care Facilities Management magazine. Retrieved from https://www.hfmmagazine.com/
To sign up for your free, Capella-sponsored subscription to this magazine click on Health Facilities Management Subscription Form. Complete the form as follows:
Enter your personal and job information.
Select the following Newsletter: HFM This Week (weekly) wrap-up from the week’s important health care facility news.
Enter the answers shown for each of the following questions:
Which of the following best describes your job category? – “Other.”
Which of the following best describes your job title? – “Student.”
If you have a code provided by your university, please enter it here: – “Capella.”
After signing up you will receive an email allowing you to access the magazine.
Access and subscribe to the following free online resources (be sure to bookmark them in your browser for quick access). You will use these resources to complete assessments throughout the course.
The Commonwealth Fund. (2017). Washington health policy week in review. Retrieved from http://www.commonwealthfund.org/publications/newsletters/washington-health-policy-in-review
Subscribe to the e-alerts and newsletter, or follow on Facebook or Twitter.
Health Affairs.org. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.healthaffairs.org/
Bookmark the online blog, follow on Facebook or Twitter.
Use the following optional resources to support your work in this assignment:
Healey, B. J. (2017). Principles of healthcare leadership. Chicago, IL: Health Administration Press. ISBN: 9781567938920.
Introduction, pages XIX–XXI.
Chapter 1, “Cultural Diversity,” pages 42–49.
Niles, N. J. (2018). Basics of the U.S. health care system (3rd ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning. ISBN: 9781284102888.
Preface, pages X–XX.
Chapter 1, “History of the U.S. Healthcare System,” pages 1–28.
Include APA-formatted citations and reference for all your sources.
Refer to the scoring guide to ensure that your work meets the grading criteria for this assessment. WRITER; WILL UPLOAD FILE FOR REFERENCE. DESIRE “DISTINGUISHED” LEVEL ON SCORING GUIDE.
Essay should be clear, concise and well organized, as expected of a professional essay.
Length: 5-7 pages
APA Style: Citations and references should be provided in transcript and must be formatted using current APA style.
Transcript font: Times New Roman, 12 point.
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