History Of Health Care During The United States

984 WordsSep 4, 20154 Pages
The topic I have chosen is the history of health care in the United States. We have obviously come a long way in the field of health care. We have undergone many changes and endured some great debates on how we should go about providing health care to the U.S. citizens. How people go about receiving health care varies by country and on the individual. It can be influenced by the economic and social standing of the country including the kind of health policies in place. Everyone has different policies and plans for their personal goals for their health care within society. Organizations of health care are made to meet health needs of the population. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), a well-functioning health care system requires a robust financing mechanism; a well-trained and adequately-paid workforce; reliable information on which to base decisions and policies; and well maintained health facilities and logistics to deliver quality medicines and technologies. Health care can significantly help a country’s economy. Due to the economic problems that our country was enduring back in the 1930s a lot of the middle and lower class citizens lost their jobs and most of those people had their health care plans with their employers. So not only did they lose their jobs they lost their health care as well. Which I can only imagine how scary that was because they were worried about their children not having health care too. Through government funded programs children
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