University of Phoenix Political Influence on Health Policy Discussion
In this week’s University Library Readings, Keepnews (2013) states “the challenges facing the U.S. health care system— expanding access, reducing costs, ensuring quality, and transforming how care is delivered—affect everyone, regardless of political affiliation. Everyone—including every nurse, and certainly every nurse preparing for an advanced role—needs to understand the issues surrounding health reform” (p. 183).
Respond to the following in a minimum of 175 words 2 citations:
- What role do politics play in key issues like expanding access, reducing costs, and improving quality in your organization, community, or practice setting? Cite specific examples from practice or literature.