1. Read from your text, Health Policy: Crisis and Reform in the U.S. Health Care Delivery System. (2008)
• Chapter 5: Organizational Change (pp. 153-190)
• Chapter 6: Labor Issues (pp. 191-214)
• Chapter 7: Quality of Care (pp. 215-248)
1. Mergers and Acquisitions
Analyze and discuss mergers and acquisitions in the health care delivery system since President Clinton’s National Health Care Reform Policy (text, p.153; Kitchener, p.160). Which stakeholders in the health care system tend to lose due to mergers? Why
2. Labor Issues
Discuss projections and trends in the supply of registered nurses. What do the projections and trends tell us about the nursing shortage?