PUBHLTH 2 Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Patient Protection And Affordable Care Act, Health Care Reform, InsulinExam
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Public Health 2
○ Insulin is a necessary hormone to help patients with diabetes.
○ Hennepin Health serves high income patients and emerged as a patient as a
partnership between local social service.
○ Patient social and economic circumstances powerfully influence their health and
well-being but until recent there has been little effort to address these factors
○ The NHS was launched in 1948.It was born out of a long-held ideal that good
healthcare should be available to all, regardless of wealth – one of the NHS core
○ Funding for the NHS comes directly from taxation. Since the NHS transformation
in 2013, the NHS payment system has become underpinned by legislation.
○ Japan has an example of the best regulated medical care.
○ Health care reform was started with Roosevelt when the idea of universal health
care was campaigned.
○ Despite its many problems, Brazil’s revamped public health system has brought
quality health care to millions of poorer inhabitants who were previously denied
even basic care.
○ ACA stands for Affordable Care Act.
○ Ghana overlaps with those in developed countries, but infection, trauma, and
women’s health problems are much more prominent. Medical practice in rural
Africa faces extremely limited resources, a multiplicity of languages, and
presentation of severe illnesses at later stages than seen elsewhere.
○ Like Japan's health care system, the UK also provides complementary and
alternative medicines under the health care system.
○ A disparity for the UK health care system is that because there is free, public
health care to all permanent residents, there is no private insurance companies that
can tend to specific patient' needs.
○ Brazil is one of the top 10 countries of the wealthiest economy.
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