I. Analysis of the Health Issue:
Describe for your audience the nature of your chosen public health issue, so that they will be able to understand and
appreciate your presentation.
Specifically, be sure that you address the following:
A. Outline the underlying economic principles and indicators at play, using specific examples. To what extent do those principles and indicators
apply in understanding your chosen public health issue?
B. Demonstrate the economic impacts of your public health issue. Provide specific examples of each impact.
C. Analyze the larger context within which your chosen public health issue exists. To what extent is the issue a product of larger socioeconomic
D. Examine the major healthcare organizations impacted by the public health issue. How are they currently acting and reacting to the issue?
II. Evaluation of Policy
A. Discuss the current economic and legal landscape related to your public health issue. To what extent do existing policies (or the lack thereof)
have positive or negative impacts to the American healthcare system?
B. Explain your proposed policy using evidence and examples to illustrate.
1. What are the specific operational strategies that you believe are necessary for addressing your chosen issue and why?
2. What role do the major healthcare organizations play in your proposed policy? To what extent can their position in the marketplace be
C. Defend your proposed policy for addressing the public health issue with specific research and evidence.
1. How will your proposed public policy improve the American healthcare system in terms of healthcare quality, costs, and accessibility?
2. In what ways is your proposed policy informed by the larger socioeconomic factors that can influence public health?
A. Identify potential socioeconomic barriers to policy change and describe each with specific details.
B. Identify possible socioeconomic supports for policy change and describe each with specific details.
C. Illustrate the value proposition for the major healthcare organizations you referenced earlier. To what extent will there be beneficial outcomes
for their organizations if your policy is enacted? How would you mobilize them to support change?
D. End your presentation with a final, persuasive call to action tailored to your target audiences.