Healthcare System in other Countries vs United States

Double Space – 12pt Font

8pages EXCLUDING the abstract, title, and reference page

Due August 20, 2017

Part 1:

Despite the documented challenges that the U.S. health care system faces, it also enjoys a number of advantages over other systems around the world.

  • Choose Canada and 1 other country from around the world and discuss the strengths of the U.S. health care system as compared to these countries from an administrator’s and a third-party payer’s perspectives.
  • Discuss each strength, provide an explanation as to why you believe the United States has this advantage over Canada and the 1 other country chosen.

Part 2:

Identify a nonprofit health care organization and a for-profit health care organization of your choosing (not an organization mentioned in part 1). Answer the following:

  • Summarize the types of services provided, clientele served, and provider groups involved. 
  • Compare and contrast the strengths and weaknesses of each organization from patient, provider, administrator, and third-party payer perspectives. 
  • Provide at least 2 suggestions for each organization to minimize the identified weaknesses. 
  • Summarize which organization you would rather be part of, using rationale.