Impact of Selected Issues (Medical Errors) on the Health of the Public
There are many challenges facing our nation today as the president and Congress set priorities for their legislative agenda. These challenges include critical issues related to healthcare.
This paper will specifically address the issues (Medical errors) that impact the health of the public in the United States.
Identify an issue that impacts or has an effect on the health of the public in our country from your readings in the New York Times. Review of the Literature Research the issue in terms of background information (who, what, when, where, how) using a minimum of two (2) professional journals.
Discuss the pros and cons of the issue. Follow the discussion of the issue over a period of time using a minimum of three (3) New York Times articles. At least one of the three New York Times articles has to have been published within the last six months. Also, select one (1) website which provides you with legitimate information on your topic.
A Minimum of 6 References: New York Times BLOGS articles are not allowed. When selecting your professional journal articles, conduct a literature search using at least 3 electronic databases to identify peer-reviewed, professional journal articles on the topic you are writing about. Limit your journal articles to those published within the past five (5) years and your websites to those updated within the past five (5) years.
Conclusions and Recommendations: What conclusions can you draw from your readings? What recommendations can you make to policymakers? Submit a 4-5 page, double-spaced, typewritten paper which addresses all of the above areas. Print your final copy on one side of the paper only.