Health Care Trends

Health Care Trends.

Health care administrators must proactively plan for changes that alter the health care environment. Trends that affect health care delivery are varied and arise from many different sources, such as the emergence of new technologies, changing patient and workforce demographics, economic fluctuations, and policy developments. In this Discussion, you and your colleagues will investigate trends that are likely to play a pivotal role in the ongoing transformation of health care delivery. Choose one of the following topics on which to focus for this Discussion: Prevention and wellness Aging population Consumerism Accountability and governance Transparency Cost containment Technology Collaboration Medical tourism Review the information provided on the websites included in the Learning Resources, and conduct additional research using the Walden Library and credible websites to assess current trends related to your selected topic. Post a substantive and cohesive response to the following: Analyze trends related to your selected topic, including insights you have gained from the literature. Reminder: Use and cite sources to support your posting and responses. Shi, L., & Singh, D. A. (2019). Delivering health care in America: A systems approach (7th ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett. Review Chapter 13, “Health Policy” (pp. 537-560) Review Chapter 14, “The Future of Health Services Delivery” (pp. 557-590)

Health Care Trends

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