Contemporary Trends in Health Care
Prior to beginning work on this discussion forum, read the following articles:
- What’s Next for Retail Health Care? The Trend That Disrupted Healthcare Consumerism a Decade Ago Continues to Evolve
- Health Care Market Concentration Trends in The United States: Evidence and Policy Responses
- The New Health Care Merger Wave: Does the “Vertical, Good” Maxim Apply?
- Industry Trends: Key Trends in Healthcare for 2020 and Beyond
Choose two contemporary trends in the following area(s):
- Acquisitions and mergers,
- health care finance,
- health care law and ethics,
- health policy and regulation,
- hospital administration,
- long-term care,
- opioid epidemics,
- payors, or stakeholders,
- population health,
- practice management,
- quality management, or
- other trend approved by your instructor.
In your initial post,
- Describe your two selected contemporary health care trends in the past 6 months to 1 year in detail.
- Summarize the importance of your selected trends and possible impacts on a health care organization of your choice.
- Assess the advantages and disadvantages of a health care organization that rides on these trends.
- Support your response with a minimum of two scholarly sources that were published in the last 5 years. Be sure to cite your references using proper APA Style (see APA: Formatting Your References List (Links to an external site.) for assistance).