Part 1

Session 1: Evidence Based Management

Read:

  1. Where’s the Evidence
  2. Implementing Evidence-Based Medicine Through Medicare Coverage Decisions

Session 2: Root Cause Analysis

Web Site:

  1. Root Cause Analysis: Tracing a Problem to Its Origin

Read:

  1. Why does it cost $32,093 just to give birth in America?
  2. Medicaid’s Role for Women, Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Session 3: Healthcare Policy

If your class section is focused on policy failure resulting in the Florida nursing home deaths in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma:

Read:

  1. Determining value in the U.S. healthcare system
  2. Measuring needs for priority setting in healthcare planning and policy
  3. Medicare Takes Aim at Boomerang Hospitalizations of Nursing Home Patients

Web Site:

  1. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

View:

  1. Frontline: Life and Death in Assisted Living – If your class section is focused on policy failure after the Florida nursing home deaths after Hurricane Irma. 

If your class section is focused on policy failure during the water crisis in Flint, Michigan:

Read:

  1. Lead-Laced Water in Flint: A Step-by-Step Look at the Makings of a Crisis

Web Site:

  1. EPA: Water Quality Standards: Regulations and Resources
  2. Michigan State: Department of Environmental Quality

View:

  1. NOVA: Poisoned Water – If your class section is focused on policy failure during the water crisis in Flint, Michigan.

Session 4: Vulnerable Populations

Read:

  1. Disparities in Health and Health Care: Five Key Questions and Answers
  2. Women’s Health Policy, Kaiser Family Foundation
  3. Defining cultural competence: a practical framework for addressing racial/ethnic disparities in health and health care

Web Site:

  1. Sage: Advocacy and Services for LGBT Elders