In this writing assignment, you will describe the current 21st century role of U.S. hospitals.
Step 1: Write a two to three page paper describing the current role of hospitals in the United States. In your paper, respond to the following questions.
- Briefly describe the history of hospitals in the United States.
- Briefly discuss the major changes hospitals have experienced over the past 20 years.
- Discuss how these changes have affected the delivery of health care in the United States.
Step 2 Post a response to the discussion board.
In this discussion, you will research the evolution and trends in the biomedical and pharmaceutical industries and their impact on current delivery of care. Use at least two professional resources outside of the textbook and Blackboard lesson.
In your post, address the following prompts:
- Discuss one historical or current trend in the biomedical industry and its impact on the delivery of health care.
- Discuss one historical or one current trend in the pharmaceutical industry and its impact on the delivery of health care.
- What are the associated implications for nursing practice?
Cite any sources in APA format.