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Health care comparison mn 507

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Presentation comparing the health care system of the U. K. with that of the U. S.

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Health care comparison mn 507

  1. 1. Health Care in the United States and U. K.: A Comparison Theresa Fahey-Sales R.N., B. S. N. MN 507 April 10, 2015 1
  2. 2. The United States History and Culture 2
  3. 3. The United Kingdom History and Culture 3
  4. 4. Government of the United States Constitutional Democracy 4
  5. 5. Government of the United Kingdom Parliamentary Democracy AND Constitutional Monarchy 5
  6. 6. Development of the Health System - U. S. 1935 - The Social Security Act 1944 - FDR introduced the economic bill of rights 1965 - Medicare and Medicaid programs signed into law 1985 - Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act 1996 - Health Insurance Portability Act and the Mental Health Parity Act 2010 - The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act 6
  7. 7. Current Health Policy-U. S. 7 Public Law 111-148 The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act March 23, 2010
  8. 8. Development of the Health System- U. K. 1929 - The Local Government Act 1948 - The National Health Service is started 1962 - The Hospital Plan 1984 - General Management introduced 1990 - The NHA and Community Care Act 2006 - Patient choice for elective surgery introduced 2012 - Health and Social Care Act 8
  9. 9. Current Health Policy - U. K. 9 dissolving current government management structure turning over 80% of the budget to doctors increased privatization of the healthcare industry
  10. 10. References British Broadcasting Company. (2014). British history timeline. Retrieved from http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/interactive/timelines/british/index_embed.shtml Chang, J., Peysakhovich, F., Wang, W., & Zhu, J. (n. d.). The UK health care system. Retrieved from http://assets.ce.columbia.edu/pdf/actu/actu-uk.pdf Rivett, G. (n.d.) National Health Service History. Retrieved from http://www.nhshistory.net/shorthistory.htm www.Parliament.uk. (n.d.). Parliament and government. Retrieved from http://www.parliament.uk/about/how/role/parliament-government/ www.USA.gov. (2015). U. S. federal government. Retrieved from http://www.usa.gov/Agencies/federal.shtml Zimmerman, . (2015). American culture: traditions and customs of the United States. Retrieved from http://www.livescience.com/28945-american-culture.html 10

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