Are the actors of American health care socially responsible ? Social responsibilities in the US health care system (Animat...
 
 
Summary <ul><li>How the system currently works </li></ul><ul><li>Focus </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Physicians & hospitals </li><...
US health care  (Source : Sekhri N., Cross border health insurance, California Health Care Foundation and Healthcare redes...
Caracteristics of US health care <ul><li>No central  (GOVERNMENTAL)  control </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Various payment, insura...
Caracteristics of US health care <ul><li>COST </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Very expensive </li></ul></ul><ul><li>RESULT </li></ul...
Physicians & hospitals <ul><li>Buy and use innovative medical technologies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Active promotion by suppl...
Medical equipment & drugs <ul><li>Research drives innovation </li></ul><ul><li>New products & services may increase health...
Watch video
Health insurance <ul><li>Different types </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Commercial insurance  (HMO’s, PPO’s etc.) </li></ul></ul><u...
Current challenges <ul><li>Lifestyles and prevention </li></ul><ul><li>Immigration </li></ul><ul><li>Medical information t...
 
 
Retrieved from  http://tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com/2009/07/anti-health-care-reform-infographic-linked-on-drudge-makes-elem...
Health care as a  « wicked problem » <ul><li>« A problem for which each attempt to create a solution changes the understan...
Health care as a  « wicked problem »
Conclusion <ul><li>Market justice </li></ul><ul><li>Social justice </li></ul><ul><li>Find an equilibrium </li></ul><ul><li...
Sources <ul><li>Internet sources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2010/01/12/health-insurance-companie...
<ul><li>You’ll find the presentation on : </li></ul><ul><li>THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION </li></ul><ul><li>YANNIG ROTH </l...
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Are the actors of American health care socially responsible ?

A presentation held after watching the movie "Sicko", and about the American health care system... wicked problem !

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Social Responsibilities In The Us Health Care System

  1. 1. Are the actors of American health care socially responsible ? Social responsibilities in the US health care system (Animated presentation)
  2. 4. Summary <ul><li>How the system currently works </li></ul><ul><li>Focus </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Physicians & hospitals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Medical equipment & drugs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Health insurance </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Current challenges </li></ul><ul><li>Health care as a « wicked problem » </li></ul><ul><li> Conclusion </li></ul>
  3. 5. US health care (Source : Sekhri N., Cross border health insurance, California Health Care Foundation and Healthcare redesign intenational, 1999) <ul><li>Elderly & disabled </li></ul><ul><li>Poor, elderly & disabled </li></ul><ul><li>Workers & families </li></ul><ul><li>Those without coverage </li></ul>Private & Public <ul><li>Government, employer & employee </li></ul><ul><li>Government, state, employer & employee (MEDICAID) </li></ul><ul><li>Private employer & employee </li></ul><ul><li>Private individuals </li></ul>Private insurers & Managed Care Organizations
  4. 6. Caracteristics of US health care <ul><li>No central (GOVERNMENTAL) control </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Various payment, insurance & </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>delivery mechanisms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Private & public financing </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Multiple-payer system or pluralistic </li></ul><ul><li>Technology-driven </li></ul><ul><li>Access depends on insurance coverage </li></ul>
  5. 7. Caracteristics of US health care <ul><li>COST </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Very expensive </li></ul></ul><ul><li>RESULT </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Income-based rationing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tendency to skip care </li></ul></ul><ul><li>ACCESS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>It’s not universal – unequal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Private companies’ power </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Low access to health care </li></ul></ul><ul><li>QUALITY </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Overall bad quality </li></ul></ul><ul><li>COMPETITION </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Freedom of choice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>High-quality care </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Short waiting-times </li></ul></ul><ul><li>CUSTOMER EMPOWERMENT </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Informed and responsible </li></ul></ul><ul><li>GOVERNMENT PRESENCE </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Non-profit alternatives </li></ul></ul>
  6. 8. Physicians & hospitals <ul><li>Buy and use innovative medical technologies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Active promotion by suppliers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Obligation to deliver best possible care </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Marketing argument </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Poor relationships w/ patients </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Poor communication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Only information source </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Unperfect pricing information </li></ul></ul>
  7. 9. Medical equipment & drugs <ul><li>Research drives innovation </li></ul><ul><li>New products & services may increase health service utilization </li></ul><ul><li>Medical technology rises costs </li></ul>
  8. 10. Watch video
  9. 11. Health insurance <ul><li>Different types </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Commercial insurance (HMO’s, PPO’s etc.) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Public insurance </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Have restrictive conditions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Price-based limitations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Health-based denials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Income-based restrictions </li></ul></ul>
  10. 12. Current challenges <ul><li>Lifestyles and prevention </li></ul><ul><li>Immigration </li></ul><ul><li>Medical information technology </li></ul>
  11. 15. Retrieved from http://tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com/2009/07/anti-health-care-reform-infographic-linked-on-drudge-makes-elementary-errors.php on January 30th 2010
  12. 16. Health care as a « wicked problem » <ul><li>« A problem for which each attempt to create a solution changes the understanding of the problem » </li></ul>
  13. 17. Health care as a « wicked problem »
  14. 18. Conclusion <ul><li>Market justice </li></ul><ul><li>Social justice </li></ul><ul><li>Find an equilibrium </li></ul><ul><li>Role of charity </li></ul>
  15. 19. Sources <ul><li>Internet sources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2010/01/12/health-insurance-companies-exposed-again Retrieved on January 26th 2010 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.census.gov/hhes/www/hlthins/hlthin08.html Retrieved January 26th 2010 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.prospect.org/cs/articles?article=ten_reasons_why_american_health_care_is_so_bad Retrieved January 30th 2010 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.aetna.com/about/aoti/aetna_perspective/healthcare_cost.html Retrieved January 30th 2010 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.netadvantage.standardandpoors.com.ezproxy.lib.uwf.edu/NASApp/NetAdvantage/showIndustrySurvey.do?code=hmc Retrieved January 31st 2010 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/09/18/in-health-care-number-of_n_291881.html Retrieved January 31st 2010 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Books </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Leiyu Shi & Douglas A. Singh (2009), Essentials of the U.S. Health Care System, Second edition, Jones & Bartlett Publishers, p. 10 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dr Coy Irvin, (2010, January) Is the real question access?, Northwest Florida’s Business Climate, P.14-15 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Studies & papers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>C. Schoen, S. R. Collins, J. L. Kriss, and M. M. Doty, How Many Are Underinsured? Trends Among U.S. Adults, 2003 and 2007, Health Affairs Web Exclusive, June 10, 2008:w298–w309 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bureau of Labor Education of the University of Maine, (2001). The U.S. Health Care Sytem : Best In The World, or Just the Most Expensive ? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rittel, H.W.J., & Webber, M.W. (1973).  Dilemmas in a general theory of planning.  Policy Sciences, 4(2), 155-169. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>University of Arizona (2006, September). Immigration and U.S. Health Care Costs, Udall Center Fact Sheet on Immigration Policy (2) </li></ul></ul>
  16. 20. <ul><li>You’ll find the presentation on : </li></ul><ul><li>THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION </li></ul><ul><li>YANNIG ROTH </li></ul><ul><li>Monday, February 1 st of 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>University of West Florida </li></ul><ul><li>Current Social Problems – SGY2010 </li></ul>

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