HEALTH CARE RESEARCH

choose anyone of the topic that you like from below 3 topics: Prepare a five-page, single-spaced paper, addressing one of the following three important health care topics: Topic 1 – “Health Care Technology Trends and Why They Matters” Identify and discuss three major health care technology trends in the U.S. health care system and why they matter. Please focus on the following: • Describe each trend. • How, why and when did each trend start? • How does each trend impact access to health care, the quality of health care, and the cost of health care? • How will each trend shape the future of America’s health care system? Topic 2 – “Health Disparities in the U.S. Health Care System and Why They Matter” Discuss the importance of “health disparities” within the U.S. health care system, including the following: • What does “health disparities” mean? • What factors most influence health disparities within the United States? • Discuss two ongoing health care policies that are intended to help reduce health disparities in the U.S. health care system • What are two important federal, state or local policies or programs that you think could be instituted to help reduce health disparities within the U.S.? Topic 3 – “Health Care Workforce Trends and Why They Matter” Identify and discuss three important workforce trends in the U.S. health care system and why they matter. Please focus on the following • Describe each trend. • How, why and when did each trend start? • How does each trend impact access to health care, the quality of health care, and the cost of health care? • How will each trend shape the future of America’s health care system? A Few Important Reminders: • An effective paper always starts with a Purpose Statement that clearly and concisely states the purpose of your paper and what the reader is about to learn. • An effective paper always ends with a Conclusion Statement that briefly summarizes the key points and conclusions of your research and analysis. • Use single-line-spacing, except between paragraphs or paragraph headings.