Lecture 1 & 2 Intro, Overview, Trends_1

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Overview and Trends….the U.S.  Healthcare System PPD 230 Professor: Frankie Augustin
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Today’s Agenda Roll Call Room (circle seating?) Phones Contact Cards Sign ups for Current Events Presentations…take a moment to find a partner Lecture-Sum up beliefs, values, norms
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Description and Overview: The focus of this lecture is on the importance that our values have had on the institutions that shape our healthcare system. It is only through shifting those values that we will ever achieve and sustain healthcare reform. Key learning concepts: Understanding the evolution of the healthcare system in the United States Describing its systems and subsystems Describing the beliefs, values, norms, and institutions that have shaped our existing system Discuss the role of stakeholders Highlight current policy discussions
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Components of the Health Care System: Managed Care Vulnerable Populations Who are they? Why are they singled out? Why should we care? Integrated Delivery Major players….providers, hospitals, and insurance companies
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Critical thinking….critical questions What do you know about the healthcare system? Why do you think healthcare has become so complex? What works with our current system? What doesn’t? Who is in charge of the American healthcare system? What frustrates you about our healthcare system?
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Is this a good imitation of our healthcare system? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U
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Healthcare delivery is complex Multi-sectoral (many layers!) Organizational structures are determined by both the type of sector and the type of provider Sectors and Providers cross vertically and horizontally Hospitals can be legally organized as for- profit, non-profit, or public For-profit entities may deliver care to publicly funded, or even un-funded patients
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The Sectors: Doctors Non-profit….about 3% Federally Qualified Health Centers nonprofit, consumer-directed corporations that provide high quality of care and cost-effective treatment to the underserved and the uninsured nonprofit, consumer-directed corporations that provide high quality of care and cost- effective treatment to the underserved and the uninsured Licensed Community Clinics For-profit….about 92% Solo practice Partnerships and group practice Staff model HMOs Public ….about 3-4% County physicians Prison physicians
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