Evolution of the US healthcare system, identifying current strengths

Describe the evolution of the US healthcare system, identifying current strengths and weaknesses, and forces. Discuss health care system approaches to reduce health disparities and achieve equity.

Evolution of the US healthcare system, identifying current strengths

Describe the evolution of the US healthcare system, identifying current strengths and weaknesses, and forces. Discuss health care system approaches to reduce health disparities and achieve equity.
Shi & Singh in Chapter 13 state, “Although the US public consistently supports the goal of national health insurance, it rejects the idea of the federal government running the health care delivery system” (p. 330).

Part 1.

Firstly, using your texts, describe how the US healthcare system has evolved with respect to universal health coverage.

Secondly, Identify at least three political forces involved in this evolution (Such as Elected individuals, parties, corporate lobbying, and advocacy organizations).

Thirdly, Identify at least one strength and weakness of the US Healthcare system in regard to coverage.

Part 2.

Cancryn (2020) described a poll which stated that health care concern is at the top of the list of important issues for voters this year.

Firstly, Is healthcare reform a big concern for you and the people you interact with regularly (family, friends, co-workers)?

Secondly, Is it a topic of conversation and does it affect your political views?

(Since political views can be personal and sensitive, please only share what you feel comfortable sharing in public).

Thirdly, What do your friends, family and co-workers say about government involvement in health care?

Fourthly, What are your thoughts? If you have experience in another country that has more or less involvement of government in healthcare compare that experience to what you have observed in this country (if you feel comfortable doing so).

Additionally, Explain how what they said made you think, or sparked your curiosity.
https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2019/03/drug-prices-high-cost-research-and-development/585253/

Further, how has healthcare evolved in the United States?
Between the years 1750 and 2000, healthcare in the United States evolved from a simple system of home remedies and itinerant doctors with little training to a complex, scientific, technological, and bureaucratic system often called the “medical industrial complex.” The complex is built on medical science and technology …