Chapter 1: Overview of the U.S. Healthcare System
- Outline the historical background and basic structure of the U.S. healthcare system.
- Discover the role of public and private regulation.
- Examine concepts related to individual health and public health.
- Describe vulnerable populations and the overarching goals initiated to reduce health disparities.
1.1 Historical Background
1.2 Organization & Regulation
1.3 Health Status
1.4 Health Disparities
1.5 Chapter Summary
1.6 References & Attributions