HCD 303 Final Exam w/Answers

HCD 303: Global Healthcare Systems

Professor White: Fall 2019 Session C

Final Exam

Question 1

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Why is it important to study the healthcare systems of other nations around the world?

To gain a sense of what types of models are being utilized by various countries and the

subsequent outcomes of those healthcare models

To analyze how other systems are structured, financed and what barriers they are facing

Learn about innovations in care delivery taking place in other countries

To gain a general sense of what types of models, system designs, and innovations are

working well, and which are not to eventually improve the US healthcare systemCorrect!

All of the above are valid reasons to study global healthcare system

Question 2

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How does the US healthcare system perform overall?

Correct Answer

There is high variance in quality, cost, and access throughout the country

The US is #1

Generally speaking, there is consistent performance across the nation in terms of quality,

cost, and access

The life expectancy is the US is longer than anywhere else in the world so that speaks

highly to the high quality of its healthcare systemYou Answered

None of these are accurate statements of how the US healthcare system performs overall

Question 3

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Select the best choice that properly defines a system?

A set of connected things or parts forming a complex whole

A series of events, procedures, or interactions that produces an outcome

A set of principles or procedures to which something is organizedorrect!

All of the above

None of these

Question 4

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Which of the following is the ultimate goal of a healthcare system?

Provide the best quality of care to patients regardless of costorrect!

Provide universal access to high quality, affordable healthcare

To make as much money as possible as it a major driving force of a nation’s economy

Provide high quality, affordable healthcare to those who happen to have health insurance

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Treat patients to the best of our ability, given the current restraints placed upon us by the

healthcare system

Question 5

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What is meant by the term universal coverage?

Refers to the area of healthcare that ensures that services such as hospitals and clinics are in

every city, state, or region within a country.

When individuals with health insurance are covered for all the healthcare services they will

need in their lifetime.

When everyone across the world, regardless of individual circumstance, has access to

healthcare insuranceorrect!

All citizens within a country have access to healthcare insurance, regardless of individual

circumstance

It is a term synonymous with socialized medicine as you can only achieve universal

coverage through socialized medicine models

Question 6

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Select the nation listed below that does NOT provide universal access to healthcare

The United Kingdom

Singapore

Canadaorrect!

The United States

Germany

Question 7

2 / 2 pts

What is globalization?

It is the transfer of diseases from one country to the next and is also known as global

healthCorrect!

The interaction and integration among the people, companies, and government of different

nations

The interaction and integration among the people, companies, and government of the

different states within the USA

The act of thinking about a problem and ultimately developing a solution from a 360 degree

view

A term used to describe that individuals with health insurance are covered for all the

healthcare services they will need in their lifetime

Question 8

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Which of the following is NOT an example of globalization that we see in healthcare today?

A patient coming from Wisconsin to Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, AZ to receive care

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Travelling to the Cuba to receive a knee replacement at a lower cost

Immigrating to the United States from a different country to work as a caregiver in a

nursing homeou Answered

Driving to Mexico to refill a prescription

An American provider moving to the United Kingdom to work in a local hospital

Question 9

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In class we discussed 3 landmark studies that have been done to compare and rank healthcare

systems around the world. Given the results of these studies, which of the following statements is

correct

The World Health Organization ranked the U.S healthcare system 37th overall, which was

better than any country that utilized the Beveridge Model

The Bloomberg Business Report ranked the U.S. healthcare system 50th overall, which was

better than any country that utilized the Bismark Model

The Commonwealth Fund ranked the U.S. healthcare system 11th overall, which was the

best the United States has ever performed on an international healthcare rankingCorrect!

The U.S. performed consistently poor on all 3 rankings – which are difficult to compare

since they utilized different measures of success and analyzed varying numbers of countries

overall.

None of these are correct

Question 10

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Which of the following would NOT be an effective measure of the overall quality of a healthcare

system?

Patient mortality rates for specific conditions such as coronary artery disease

Rates of hospital inquired infectionsorrect!

Patient insurance status such as insured or uninsured

Patient satisfaction rates such as HCAHPS scores

Readmission rates for heart failure

Question 11

2 / 2 pts

Which of the following would NOT be an effective measure of overall access within a healthcare

system?

Patient insurance status such as insured or uninsured

Rates of patients considered to be underinsured Correct!

Patient satisfaction rates such as HCAHPS scores

Proximity of necessary healthcare services to a patient’s hom

Provider to patient ratios in a population

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