Ch 9: Health Policy Development, Implementation & Impact

About This Chapter

This convenient online chapter outlines the development, implementation and impact of health policy. Review these short lessons whenever you need to study these particular health policy topics for upcoming exams, homework assignments or class projects.

Health Policy Development, Implementation & Impact - Chapter Summary

Follow along with our expert instructors to summarize the process of developing and implementing health policy. This chapter breaks down health system models and explains how public health science, cultural competence, research and interest groups can affect health policy. Be sure to take the accompanying self-assessment quizzes to reinforce the information you study. You can use any computer or mobile device to access these resources, and they're available to study at any time that fits your schedule. By the end of the chapter, you'll be able to:

  • Explain the development and implementation of health policy
  • Understand how/why health system models are built for policy development
  • Discuss how health policy development is affected by public health science
  • Evaluate the role of cultural competence in health care law and policy
  • Tell how research affects the development of health policy
  • Assess the role of interest groups in public health policy
  • Analyze a case study pertaining to state vaccination policymaking

7 Lessons in Chapter 9: Health Policy Development, Implementation & Impact
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Developing & Implementing Health Policy

1. Developing & Implementing Health Policy

Health policy lays the foundation for care of patients in the US. This lesson uncovers the methods for developing and implementing health policies as well as examples of the process and finished product.

Building Health System Models for Policy Development

2. Building Health System Models for Policy Development

Health system models guide policy development by comparing groups, characteristics, and behavior. This lesson will discuss the use of three types of structures used in simulation modeling to develop health policy.

How Public Health Science Affects Health Policy Development

3. How Public Health Science Affects Health Policy Development

Health policy development is a complicated process that involves many different factors. In this lesson, we'll explore how the basic public health sciences each play a distinct role in health policy development.

Cultural Competence in Heath Care Policy & Law

4. Cultural Competence in Heath Care Policy & Law

Since a person's cultural background may affect whether or not he or she benefits from healthcare, cultural competence is an important aspect of healthcare delivery. This lesson will discuss cultural competence in healthcare policy and law.

How Research Affects Health Policy Development

5. How Research Affects Health Policy Development

In this lesson you'll learn how research affects health policy development. We'll examine challenges scientists face in communicating their research as well as briefly touch on scientific studies.

The Role of Interest Groups in Public Health Policy

6. The Role of Interest Groups in Public Health Policy

You have probably heard that interest groups play a role in influencing national, state, and community level policy. Health policy is no exception, and this lesson gives you an overview of how interest groups influence health policy.

HPV Case Study: State Vaccination Policymaking

7. HPV Case Study: State Vaccination Policymaking

There is current concern that pharmaceutical companies may be excessively influencing legislation to promote or mandate vaccinations in school-age children. This lesson examines that issue in the specific case of the human papillomavirus vaccine.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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