Health Care Delivery and Cross Cultural Health Perspectives
Assignment:Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of a company having healthcare insurance for their workers. Isthis cost effective when we see a worker missing work for weeks at a time? What are the legal implications if one is not allowed to take as much time as they need to recuperate?
Expectations: 1 page, 3 cited sources from required reading
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Radonovich, L. J., Bessesen, M. T., Cummings, D. A., Eagan, A., Gaydos, C., Gibert, C., . . . Perl, T. M. (2016). The respiratory protection effectiveness clinical trial (ResPECT): A cluster-randomized comparison of respirator and medical mask effectiveness against respiratory infections in healthcare personnel. BMC Infectious Diseases, 16 doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-016-1494-2
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Yassi, A., Adu, P. A., Nophale, L., & Zungu, M. (2016). Learning from a cluster randomized controlled trial to improve healthcare workers’ access to prevention and care for tuberculosis and HIV in Free State, South Africa: the pivotal role of information systems. Global Health Action, 9, 10.3402/gha.v9.30528. http://doi.org/10.3402/gha.v9.30528