Quality of US healthcare system

  1. Conduct research about the U.S. healthcare system in terms of quality and in comparison, to two other developed countries. Specifically, analyze healthcare quality data and metrics.
  2. Write a 3- to 4-page paper in which you:
    • Summarize the concepts, principles, and applications of the U.S. health care quality system.
    • Compare the U.S health care quality system to those of two other developed countries (e.g., Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, United Kingdom, etc.).
    • Characterize the state of health care quality in the United States, including influencing factors. Comment on the extent to which healthcare quality has changed since 2010.
  3. Submit your assignment. Your work will automatically be checked by Turnitin.
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