HCA 210 Week 9 Capstone CheckPoint

HCA 210 Week 9 Capstone CheckPoint - hospitals. Many people...

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HCA 210 Week 9 Capstone CheckPoint One strength is the US health care system is the quality of care. The medical system we have in placed  requires doctors and nurses to be certified, and to continue their education throughout the duration of  their professional career. If a US citizen walks into a hospital or doctor's office they can rest assured that  the staff which they work with is versed in their health care specialty. One weakness is the cost of health care. Quality comes at cost. While we may know the health care one  receives will be optimal, the cost often deters many low income people to avoid visiting doctors and 
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Unformatted text preview: hospitals. Many people do not get proper medical attention because they cannot afford the visit, nor the medical prescriptions which follow. Our health care system has the challenge of meeting the needs of all citizens, including those who cannot pay. Furthermore hospitals are underfunded and understaffed. These challenges are sure to be hot topics during the next presidential election. Some say the answer is socialized medicine, while others say we need better funding and organization....
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