Assignment Scenario: Health Policy
As a director for your healthcare organization, one of your duties is to participate in writing articles for your company’s website. This month the executive leadership team has asked you to write about health policy. The executive leadership team would like you to address the following items that are bulleted below. You may be as creative as you would like to present this article. However, you must create your article using Microsoft Word.Your article needs to provide information on the following items associated to U.S. health policy and the importance of having an international perspective in health policy development:
Aspect 1: Discuss the key characteristics of health policy, explain the major determinants of health, and describe how the social determinants of health influence policy development.
Aspect 2: Identify at least two major types of U.S. health policy, provide an example of each type, and describe how these types of health policy can affect patient care associated to one of the following social determinates of health: economic stability, physical environment, education, food, community, social context, or healthcare system.Aspect 3: Describe why it is important to have an international perspective in health policy development and discuss how international policy development may influence the U.S. population from one of the following views: immigration, public health, or regulatory.
Aspect 4: Discuss why it is important for administrators to understand health policy, explain how these concepts can support an administrator’s operations and provide a policy example that you may create as an administrator, with an explanation to why the policy is needed, and how the policy may influence one of the social determinants of health. Note: Example – an administrator may assist in the creation of policies for an organization, within a specific department, from a community perspective, or regulatory requirement.Aspect 5: The article should be 6 pages presented in APA 7th Edition formatting, and four credible references sources with correlating in-text citations.