Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:Introduction to Health Care and Public Health in the U.S.
Unit:Introduction and History of Modern Health Care in the U.S.
Lecture:Components of Health Care Delivery and Finance
Slide content:Introduction to and History of Modern Health Care in the U.S. Summary Lecture a Important definitions Health Health care Health care systems Different types of health care delivery Inpatient Outpatient Different models that range from private to public funding most are combination 25
Slide notes:This concludes lecture a of Introduction to and History of Modern Health Care in the U.S. In summary, this lecture has defined three important terms - health, health care, and health care systems. There are many different types of health care delivery, ranging from in-patient facilities, which include hospitals, and short- and long-term care facilities, to out-patient facilities, where patients visit for specialty care and laboratory work. Finally, health care systems vary greatly from country to country. Most systems are characterized by a combination of public and private funding. 25