As you have learned throughout these last seven weeks, the American Healthcare System is convoluted, complex, and messy at times. There are several things that make our healthcare system unique when compared to other countries such as we have no central governing agency, our reliance on technology, and the role of the third-party payer.
For this assignment, write a 4-6 page paper (title and reference page not included) that compares and contrasts the United States Healthcare System with the healthcare system of another country. In your paper examine healthcare outcomes, costs of healthcare, quality measures, etc. of each country. Formulate an opinion, through your research, about whether you believe the United States or the country you have chosen to research has a better healthcare system. Consider discussing how the United States as a whole can improve the healthcare system. Back up your opinion with outside sources.
Consider reading Mirror, Mirror 2017: International Comparison Reflects Flaws and Opportunities for Better U.S. Health Care and International Profiles of Health Care Systems.
Your paper should include a title page, introduction, body, conclusion, and reference page, per 6th edition of the APA Publication Manual. Use of headers to direct reader attention is encouraged. Review the rubric for additional grading details.
The use of two references is required.