URRENT HEALTHCARE TREND/TOPIC PAPER -CHOOSE

The purpose of this paper is to synthesize a current healthcare trend/topic related to the delivery of health care. The topic should be one that was not fully explored during this course. The topic can be of the studentas choice, taken from current literature, media, or personal experiences.
2.Read scholarly literature, the Internet and the media about your subject.
3.Provide an overview of the policy issue by discussing the historical background and the current significance to health care. How does the topic impact the providers and consumers of healthcare.
4.Analyze the issue in terms of scientific, sociologic, political, economic, ethical and cultural factors.

GRADING CRITERIA: HEALTH POLICY ANALYSIS and CURRENT HEALTH TREND/TOPIC PAPERS:
A. Formatting of paper (5 points)
1.The paper must be between 6-8 pages in length, excluding references and title page.
2.There are at least 8 references, five (5) of which must be as recent as 2007 and after. Included are articles from scholarly journals and texts, as well as from Internet sources.
3.Correct APA style as well as grammar and spelling and syntax are required.
B.Content of paper (20 points)
1.Introdiction is present
2.A brief review of the literature presenting the background of the policy issue is present. A review of the social, economic, ethical, legal and political factors are identified in this section.
4.What is the issue or problem? What had prompted this current trend/issue?
5.Who are the identified stakeholders?
6.What public policy or regulations impact this issue/topic.
7.What are the alternatives to resolving the issue? Review alternatives, including pros and cons. Take a position on the issue and support it with evidence from the literature.
YOU CAN CHOOSE THE TOPIC.