November 7, 2013
What is the problem the policy is addressing?
The problem that the policy is addressing is that roughly 42% of U.S. household
food expenditures in 2009 and could be increasing. The problem with this
Describe the Inverse Care Law
-Those in greatest need of care least likely to receive it
- lack of education
- Health care providers not work in deprived areas
Describe reasons for variation in medical use
1. underuse in some areas
2. regional di
November 12, 2013
1. Discuss the most notable way the US health care system differs from other
The most notable way the US health care system differs from other developed
countries is the absenc
September 5, 2013
1. What are so many moms dying?
Many moms are dying because of pregnancy-related complications. This maternal
death rate is on the rise due to changing population, disparities in poor womens access
Problem Set 1
September 16, 2013
Site 1: United States Census and Census Quick Facts
a. The US census is the leading source of quality data about the nations people
and economy. The characteristics of the US census
Problem Set 2
Part A (6 points)
For each of the following, please indicate whether the statement is true or
Analytic epidemiologic studies focus on potential causal
associations between exposures and outc
October 15, 2013
1. Why did the FDA grant the manufacturer of colchicines 3-year market
The FDA granted Philadelphia-based URL Pharma, three years of market
exclusivity because the FDA for a particular
October 10, 2013
After reading the article, discuss two aspects of assisted living that were new to you.
Why did these topics impact you?
The article really opened my eyes up to what residents of these assisted livi
October 8, 2013
1. What does profligacy mean? In what ways does it apply to hospitals?
Profligacy is the act or trait of spending extravagantly. This applies to hospitals
because hospitals spend around 35 million a
September 26, 2013
1. How did the creators of the physician assistant (PA) profession see the field?
The creators of the physician assistant profession saw the field as generalisttrained assistants to work closely wi
September 19, 2013
1. Why do primary care physicians feel like second class citizens?
Primary care physicians feel like second class citizens because they typically
have four to five years more of medical training th
September 17, 2013
1. Describe the many roles of the primary care physician
Primary care physicians have many roles, which include: patient visits, telephone
calls, prescription refills, E-mail messages, laboratory r
September 12, 2013
1. What were the results of the Courage study?
The Courage study was focused on the most common heart surgery that cost
$15,000 to unclog the arteries using a small scaffold or stent. William Boden
September 10, 2013
1. Did you have any idea about the terms listed in the article before reading the
In the article I learned a lot of new words such as: quality guidelines, quality
September 3, 2013
1. Describe the differences between medicine and public health.
Medicine is used more used to treat patients after they have become sick or injured with
chronic condition while public health resou
August 29, 2013
1. Describe the five As of access to care.
The five As of access to care are: affordability, availability, accessibility, accommodation
and acceptability. Affordability deals with health care provider