Describe a minimum of five challenges from the list below that are defining the future strategic direction of health care.

In a three- to five-page paper:

  • Describe a minimum of five challenges from the list below that are defining the future strategic direction of health care.
    • Proposed health care reform and legislation
    • Information technology advancements such as the electronic medical record (EMR)/ electronic health record (EHR)
    • Accreditation, quality of healthcare, and organizational compliance
    • Economics, including third party payers, future funding, rising costs, the Medicare and Medicaid programs
    • Access to health care including the uninsured and those in the poverty levels
    • Public entities in controlling the demand aspects of health service
    • Market shares and advancing age of population
    • Maintaining a skilled workforce
    • Pay for performance
  • Describe how an organization can adapt its direction and strategies to effectively address these challenges.

Your paper must be three to five double-spaced pages (excluding title and reference pages) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. Utilize a minimum of two scholarly sources that were published within the last five years. Must have in-text citations with page number if a book or magazine is used. One source must be obtained from the Ashford University Library. All sources must be documented in APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.

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