Choose one of the following questions to answer as an initial post. Then respond to one peer. Refer to the syllabus for due dates of initial post and peer response.
Week 2: Chapter 5
- The general public equates the word “health” with “health care.” Polls asking people about their health typically result in responses about their health care experiences. How would you define health, and how would you assess how healthy a population is if you could ask the people in that population only one question on a survey?
- Why do some refer to the health care system as “the sickness care system”? Do you agree or disagree? Please include your opinion with resources included to support your view.
Kovner, A.R., Knickman, J. R., Weisfeld, V. D. (2015). Jonas and Kovner’s
Healthcare delivery in the United States. (11th ed.). New York, NY: Springer
Publishing Company. ISBN#: 9780826125279.