Allied Health professionals view the healthcare system as both users (patients) and givers (workers). You may have a unique view of the US health care environment. You may see health care problems where you work or experienced them personally. What aggravates you in your role as patient, may be the very same problem you help create as a deliverer of health care. This puts you in a unique position to understand the problems and advocate for change.
Examine problems in the US health care system.
Include the following aspects in the discussion:
- Choose a priority population ( https://www.ahrq.gov/topics/priority-populations/index.html)
- Identify three serious barriers for your population
- Discuss why you consider these barriers important
- Using your text and other course resources investigate ways to eliminate each of these three barriers
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