Primary Response: Within the Discussion Board area, words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.
For this Discussion Board, please complete the following:
Think about how policy affects every aspect of what an employee does at work.
Policy is often difficult to change. The reason is that policy refers to the laws that healthcare professionals live by in the healthcare world. Consider the role that policy plays in the day-to-day activities of a healthcare employee. In addition, consider that they often rely on data collected to ensure that the correction that they make to policy follows the evidence. Explore the following articles for a deep perspective on the topics of policy and politics and how they are interwoven:
For this assignment, respond to the following:
- Discuss why this process must be difficult to be equitable in the form of representative government in the United States.
- Explain the role of research and how it affects the policy analysis process.
- Provide a specific example of how research helped develop or change a health-related policy.