Assignment 2: Obamas Deal from Frontline/PBS
Describe the Obama administrations strategy for holding the May 2009 health care
reform meeting with the president and all interested parties. What was the
administration trying to accom
Even though the terminology of current times is fairly new such as Medicare, welfare etc.
People of less recourses were taken care of starting back in ancient Athens times. The city
would provide to the disable, youth
Key terms remaining
Morbidity means disease or disability.
Mortality is the term used in the measurement of death rates.
Natality refers to the birth rate.
The population at risk includes all the people in the same community or population group
who are su
HE: 319 USA-HEALTH CARE DELIVERY
1. The system of health care delivery in the United States is largely private. This is primarily due
to three main beliefs that predominate the U.S. health care system: science and techno-logy are
Activities of daily living (ADLs) measure a persons ability to function independently,
especially in reference to ones ability to perform six basic activities: eating, bathing, dressing,
toileting, maintaining continence, and get-ting into or out of a bed
PBHL 2500 - 80
EXAM 65 points
1. (10) The US health care system is plagued by high costs and poor health outcomes.
a. Explain what this means and why it is important, using data to support your explanation (5)
The US healthcare system is so brok