Assignment: Future Direction of Health Care
In a 3 to 5 page paper:
Describe a minimum of five challenges from the list below that are defining the future strategic direction of health care.
Proposed health care reform and legislation
Information technology advancements such as the electronic medical record (EMR)/ electronic health record (EHR)
Accreditation, quality of healthcare, and organizational compliance
Economics, including third party payers, future funding, rising costs, the Medicare and Medicaid programs
Access to health care including the uninsured and those in the poverty levels
Public entities in controlling the demand aspects of health service
Market shares and advancing age of population
Maintaining a skilled workforce
Pay for performance
Describe how an organization can adapt its direction and strategies to effectively address these challenges.
Response must be 3 to 5 double-spaced pages (excluding title and reference pages) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. Utilize a minimum of two scholarly sources that were published within the last five years. One source must be obtained from the Ashford University Library. All sources must be documented in APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.