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Ch 1: Connecting Health with Health Care Delivery

About This Chapter

Refresh your understanding of how health and health care delivery are connected with this informative chapter. With our video and text lessons, we've provided a comprehensive study guide you can use to prepare for an upcoming exam or complete a tough assignment.

Connecting Health with Health Care Delivery - Chapter Summary

Our instructors present the connections between health and health care delivery in this engaging chapter. You'll study the various dimensions of health, as well as the different issues that can affect it. You'll also take a look at health care systems and the economics of health care. Our self-paced chapter can be accessed 24 hours a day on your mobile device or computer. Before moving on to other topics, take a moment to answer the multiple-choice questions in the short quiz that comes with each lesson. This chapter is designed to help you:

  • Discuss the dimensions of health and wellness
  • Outline social issues impacting health care and disease prevention
  • Give an example of a health detriment
  • Explain health, illness and disease in the U.S.
  • Make connections between economics and health
  • Compare the health care delivery system in the U.S. to the rest of the world

6 Lessons in Chapter 1: Connecting Health with Health Care Delivery
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Health & Wellness: Definition and Dimensions

1. Health & Wellness: Definition and Dimensions

It's important to be happy and healthy! This lesson will contrast between health and wellness as well as what the different dimension of wellness are and how they interact.

Social Issues in Health Care & Disease Prevention

2. Social Issues in Health Care & Disease Prevention

This lesson will discuss different health-related social issues, including the impact of religious beliefs on health care decisions, childhood vaccinations, organ donation, and end of life care.

Health Detriments: Examples & Impact

3. Health Detriments: Examples & Impact

This lesson is going to go over numerous factors that may impact a person's health. These include geography, environment, education, income, friends, and family.

Health, Disease & Illness in the U.S.

4. Health, Disease & Illness in the U.S.

What is the relationship between health, disease, and illness? In this lesson, we'll define these concepts, explore major health risks in the United States, and analyze their impact on the U.S. healthcare system and public health.

Economics and Health: Healthcare, Medical Issues & Income

5. Economics and Health: Healthcare, Medical Issues & Income

What is the relationship between economy and health? In this lesson, we discuss differences in healthcare and medical issues in low-income versus high-income countries. We also define social epidemiology and discuss the link between poverty and poor health.

The Health Care Delivery System: The US and Worldwide

6. The Health Care Delivery System: The US and Worldwide

This lesson looks at the terms health care delivery system and universal health care and what each means. It also discusses health outcomes in the United States in comparison with some other industrialized countries.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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