Being prepared for the future is critical in ensuring we, as health care professionals, can continue
to have improved patient outcomes. The goal of this assignment is to look at what the
infrastructure of health care will look like in the future and how that will affect health care
For this assignment, write a 1,000-1,250 word paper that focuses on the following:
Why is population health such a strong focus for the future? What needs to happen for this to truly expand?
Why have we struggled with this in the past? What are some opportunities available today?
Patient activation takes patient education and responsibility to the next level. Patients are given
the tools and then they apply them and become responsible for their ongoing care. Why is this
critical as we look to the future of health care?
Create one goal that would help with the current shortage of health care professionals. Develop
a vision to inform, inspire, and motivate individuals to choose a career within the allied health
Provide a minimum of three references for this assignment.
Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located
on the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
This assignment uses a rubric. Review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become
familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. Refer to the LopesWrite Technical
Support articles for assistance.
This benchmark assignment assesses the following programmatic competency:
BS Health Sciences