CHAPTER 6: Public Health: Joint Public-Private Responsibility in an Era of New Threats 1. What are the various levels of prevention? 2. Discuss the historical evolution of health promotion and disease prevention in the United States. 3. What are the lessons from history of public health development in the United States? 4. Describe and discuss the structure of organized public health in the United States. 5. Discuss the role of the private sector in health promotion and disease prevention in the United States. 6. Discuss the role of managed care in health promotion and disease prevention in the United States. 7. List some of the major public health threats that have recently emerged in the twenty-first century. 8. Summarize the future of public health in the United States.
3. Read Chapter 8 on your Textbook: Pages 182 to 197. 4. Answer The following question base in this chapter:
CHAPTER 8: Hospitals and Health Systems 1. Describe the historical development of hospitals in the United States. 2. Describe the differences between nonprofit and for-profit hospitals. 3. List the major trends that have occurred within the hospital sector. 4. What is horizontal integration, and why is it used? 5. What is vertical integration, and why is it used? 6. Describe the internal organization of community hospitals. 7. Describe the key issues facing the hospital industry.