Using the references below, answer the following questions.
Shi, L., & Singh, D. A. (2017;2019). Delivering health care in America; A systems approach (7th ed.) Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC.
Shi, L. & Singh, D. A. (2017). Chapter 1: Major characteristics of U.S. health care delivery. Essentials of the U.S. health care system (4th ed., pp. 1-26). Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC.
Shi, L. & Singh, D. A. (2017). Chapter 3: Historical overview of U.S. health care delivery. Essentials of the U.S. health care system (4th ed., pp. 53-77). Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC.
Nation’s ability to manage health emergencies rises. National Health Security Preparedness Index. (2020). https://nhspi.org
Describe three external forces that affect health care delivery.
Discuss and expound on five characteristics of the United States health care delivery system that differentiate the U.S. from other countries.
View the National Health Security Preparedness Index Illinois. You may access the health care delivery tab by 1) Selecting the link below 2) Selecting “By State” at the bottom of the page 3) Select 2019 4) Select the Illinois 5) Scroll down and select health care delivery.
Describe if your Illinois overall score is: 1. Above national average 2. Meets national average 3. Below national average in accordance with the key noted.
Discuss three areas under the health care delivery tab that need improvement and provide suggestive remediation efforts to improve each.
Length: Submit a 3-page APA style paper, not including the cover page and the reference list.