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Running head: Unit 3 Assignment 1 Unit 3 Assignment Tricia Vails Purdue Global, Online HA415
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Unit 3 Assignment 2 In the United States, we have a growing concern when it comes to healthcare. The first concern is that everyone needs healthcare, but not everyone can afford healthcare. As we look at the following three diseases, one thing to keep in mind is that early detection and education is the best possible way to cut cost. But early detection cannot be done if the victims of these diseases are not getting routine healthcare check-ups. The first disease is heart disease. According to the CDC about 28.2 million individuals have been diagnosed with heart disease which is about 11.5% of the American population. This disease makes up about 7% of office visits as well as nearly 6% of all emergency room visits CDC, 2017). As of 2017 the yearly death rate for heart disease was a little over 647,000 making it the number one cause of death in the United States. The total cost to the healthcare system for
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