PLSC 213 Review PPT

PLSC 213 Review PPT - Health Care in the United States:...

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1 Health Care in the United States: Paradox and Promise PLSC 213b Week 13B April 24, 2008
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2 Review for final exam Format of exam Review material Major take home points from course
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3 Format of exam Two dates: either is fine for anyone May 8, 2 PM – 5 PM May 12, 9 AM – 12 PM Three parts Define and give significance of terms (6 of 8) (30%) Short essays (3 of 4) (30%) Long essay (1 of 3) (40%)
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4 Tips for exam Be sure to read the questions and answer all parts of the question Follow directions : if it says to use the literature or existing evidence, be sure to include conclusions from readings with explicit reference to readings Organize your essay before writing it; use topic sentences and expository writing if possible
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5 Dealing with readings 1. Coulter and Cleary, 2001 2. Lynch et al., 2000 3. Starr chapters 4. Wallack, 2005 5. Christakis, Fowler, 2007 6. Grumbach, 2002 7. Starfield 1994 8. Williams et al., 2005 9. Bradley et al., 2006 10. Emanuel, 1996 11. Carlson et al., 2004 12. Bradley et al., 2004 13. Glickman et al., 2007 14. Krumholz et al., 2007 15. Nunez-Smith et al., 2007 16. Betancourt et al., 2007 17. Skinner et al., 2006
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6 Expectations You will understand all the concepts on the PPT slides (or lectures in first classes) You can give the major message and findings of key readings ; some sense of empirical findings from studies given You can describe key themes from the class and give examples or illustrations for each theme
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7 Course outline Health and health care (key principles) Delivery system (primary, acute, long-term, and end-of-life care) Financing system (managed care, Medicare, Medicaid) Special topics (quality monitoring, racial/ethnic disparities, medical and information technology) Paradox and Promise throughout
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8 Health and health care Definition of health (WHO) and implications of that for health system design Systems approach Inputs Processes Outputs Outputs/outcomes at population level and at patient level: know the difference and why
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9 Contributions to Life Expectancy (Determinants of Health) Environmental (50%) Behavior/Lifestyle (20%) Heredity/Genetics (20%) Medical Care (10%) HEALTH Sources: Institute for the Future. Health and Health Care 2010. Jossey-Bass. San Francisco, 2003; Lee P and Paxman D. Reinventing Public Health. Annu Review of Public Health; 1997; 18:1-35
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10 How are we doing? Healthy People 2010 1. Improve quality of health care 2. Reduce disparities in health care Are we meeting goals? (and what is evidence?) Quality Costs Access
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11 Quality Approximately 100,000 people die per year from preventable medical errors Have had significant improvement in quality indicators measured by CMS over time (in 3 diagnostic areas) Still, only about half of the opportunities for
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This note was uploaded on 05/06/2008 for the course PLSC 213 taught by Professor Elizabethbradley during the Spring '08 term at Yale.

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