An analysis of public policies impacting healthcare programs, services, organizations, and program accessibility to citizens. Explores health policy generation, legislation, and implementation.
- Define health and health policy and make the connection between health policies and health.
- Describe the role and importance of political competence in the pursuit of health.
- Identify the impact of health policy on individuals, organizations and systems, and interest groups.
- Explore and discuss the real world of health policy and the concept of healthy people in 2010.
- Explain the context of policy making, which consists of the political market place, demanders, and suppliers of health policies and the interplay among them.
- Describe the concept of agenda setting as a part of policy formulation and the role of CEOs in agenda setting.
- Discuss the development of legislation and the process from formulation to implementation.
- Identify the cyclical relationship between rule-making and operation and describe the managerial challenges of policy implementation.
- Distinguish policy modification from policy initiation.
- Define policy-making as a cyclical process.
- Explain the role of “incrementalism” in policy-making.
- Ascertain the identity of key structural features of policy modification.
- Recognize and describe the political competences and the advantage of lead time.
- Analyze and interpret public policy environments and the influence they experience by political competence.
- Define the concept of good corporate citizenship.
Scutchfield and Keck’s principles of public health practice (Rev: 4th ed.)
Publisher: Cengage Learning (2017)
Author: Erwin, P. C., & Brownson, R. C.
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