Future Direction of Health Care

In a three- to five-page paper:

Describe a minimum of five challenges from the list below that are defining the future strategic direction of health care.

Proposed health care reform and legislation

Information technology advancements such as the electronic medical record (EMR)/ electronic health record (EHR)

Accreditation, quality of healthcare, and organizational compliance

Economics, including third party payers, future funding, rising costs, the Medicare and Medicaid programs

Access to health care including the uninsured and those in the poverty levels

Public entities in controlling the demand aspects of health service

Market shares and advancing age of population

Maintaining a skilled workforce

Pay for performance

Describe how an organization can adapt its direction and strategies to effectively address these challenges.

Your paper must be three to five double-spaced pages (excluding title and reference pages) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. Utilize a minimum of two scholarly sources that were published within the last five years. One source must be obtained from the Ashford University Library.