It is essential to identify, examine, and understand the history and foundations of health care in the U.S. as this will be the foundation for understanding health care systems though this course and in practice. Students will need to show a thorough understanding of the framework and dates of events while clearly demonstrating the impact and importance that these events have had in the medical field.
For this assignment you will need to create a timeline that includes a minimum of 10 significant dates in the history of health care. Include the following in your timeline:
Important events or eras in health care and their impact.
Major figures and their contributions to health care.
The formation of the various health-related organizations.
In addition to the timeline, include a 500-word summary,written in the third person, of your predictions of how current health care reform policies will impact the future of health care, written in third person.
Two references (minimum) in addition to your textbook are required for this assignment.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the GCU Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.
This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.