Omparative Analysis of the U.S. Healthcare system against the Country BRAZIL

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Health Status and Health Care Services in (Name of your chosen Country)
with comparison to the United States

HSM310 Introduction to Health Services Management Course Project
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Table of Contents
Executive Summary 3
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Demographic characteristics of population
Mortality, Infant mortality data, causes of death
Other data of health status
Related information (such as on quality if life); analysis
Availability of Health Services
Basic organization/general description of services institutions, providers of care
Issues related to access
Utilization of services (data, if available)
Other related information/analysis
Expenditures
How are health services paid for; any roles for the government here
Data on total expenditures
Other related information/analysis
Macroenvironmental influences on the health care system
Political
Socioeconomic
Cultural
Technological/Other relevant influences
Summary comments
Problems
Opportunities
Other related comments regarding this countrys health care services
Comparison to the United States: what works better, what is not working as wella¦a¦a¦a¦a¦a¦a¦a¦a¦a¦a¦a¦a¦.
Concluding comments: Lessons learned for the U. S., other countriesa¦a¦a¦a¦a¦a¦a¦a¦a¦a¦a¦a¦a¦a¦a¦a¦a¦a¦
Bibliography (required)a¦a¦a¦a¦a¦a¦a¦a¦a¦a¦a¦a¦a¦a¦a¦a¦a¦a¦a¦a¦a¦a¦a¦a¦a¦a¦a¦a¦a¦a¦a¦a¦a¦a¦a¦a¦a¦.

Executive Summary
Summary of key points of your paper. Include the name of the country reviewed, highlights regarding Population and Health Status, Services Available, Expenditures and Financing, External influences, Concluding comments/lessons learned.

Grade weight of this section: 10%
Population and Health Status
Provide data/discuss:
Demographic characteristics of population
Mortality, Infant mortality data
Causes of death
Other relevant data
Related information, such as on quality of life
Analysis of trends

Grade weight of this section: 20%

Availability of Services
Discuss, provide data regarding:
Basic organization/general description of services institutions, providers of care
Issues related to access
Utilization of services (data, if available)
Other related information/analysis

Grade weight of this section: 20%

Expenditures
Discuss/provide date on who pays for care/how much it costs:

How are health services paid for, roles for the government in financing care?
Data on total expenditures
Other related information/analysis

Grade weight of this section: 15%

Macroenvironmental Influences
Discuss external influences the need for, availability of, cost of and use of health care services:
Political
Socioeconomic
Cultural
Technological/Other relevant influences
Analysis

Grade weight of this section: 15%

Summary Comments
Summarize and comment on the Problems, Opportunities, other issues you identified regarding this countrys health care services system
Compare to the United States: what works better, what is not working as well
Offer concluding comments: Lessons learned for the U. S., other countries

Grade weight of this section: 20%

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Attach Bibliography (One letter grade deduction if no adequate bibliography included; lack of any credit for references risks an academic integrity violation)

Your course project paper outline, with references, is to be submitted in the Week 5 Dropbox. The more you have completed for your paper at this point, the better. You want to have formalized your topics and organized them with Main pointsof interest. Example:

1. Title Page
2. Introduction
3. Body of Paper
1. Topic Heading
1. SubTopic 1
1. Content 1
2. Content 2
3. Content 3
2. Topic Heading
1. SubTopic 2
1. Content 1
2. Content 2
3. Content 3
3. a¦ and so on
4. Conclusion
5. Bibliography: References

Step 5: Quality Assurance Check back to top

Before you submit your final draft you need to do a spell and grammar check and also check for any content errors, i.e.,

1. Your introduction is concise and clear and reflects the paperas content.
2. Topics and subtopics transition well throughout each section of your paper.
3. All concepts, quotes, numbers, statistics, graphs and graphics are properly cited.
4. Each citation has a reference listed in the bibliography.
5. The conclusion is consistent with the paperas content.
6. The title page, paper, in-paragraph citations and reference page are all in the APA formatting.

Step 6: Grading Rubric back to top

Before submitting your final draft, check to make sure your paper meets all of the criteria in the grading rubric below.

Category

Points

%

Description

Documentation
& Formatting

20

14%

Quality work will include a title page, table of contents, an abstract, proper in-paragraph citations, and a bibliography with references from all citations and sources used.

Organization
& Cohesiveness

20

14%

Quality work will include an introduction based upon a well formed thesis statement. The logical order of the content will be derived from the thesis statement. The content will be properly subdivided. With quality work, the conclusion will summarize the previously presented content, and will complement the thesis statement from the introduction.

Editing

20

14%

Quality work will be free of any spelling, punctuation, or grammatical errors. Sentences and paragraphs will be clear, concise, and factually correct.

Content

80

58%

Quality work will have significant scope and depth of research to support any statements. Relevant illustration or examples are encouraged. Quality work will employ sound use of reasoning and logic to reinforce conclusions.

Total

140

100%

Quality work will meet or exceed all of the above requirements