Health care provision system refers to structures and measures that have been put in place by the health department of the United States to ensure provision of high quality health services to whole population in America. It is based on the institute of medicine suggestions that every health care institution, professional bodies and public and private buyers should embrace to reduce the prevalence of diseases, physical impairment and trauma and to advance the health and performance of the people of the United States of America (Gillies et al, 2006).
The United States of America’s health care provision system has a character of being of high quality and efficiently harmonized within a strong community health system. This has the positive impact of providing best possible health education services to the entire populace and individuals. Besides the health care provision system had undergone major positive changes that consist of muiti dimensional approach to all the health experts in communities. This has brought about enhancement of health among the learning and many other institutions.
The system also boasts of the improved health data keeping and retrieval technology that suits the terms of health education delivery. System’s information technology is concurrent with the education and in the process delivering a prominent health care provision system. Additionally, the health system enjoys good funding directed towards other programs among them health education inclusive of research that helps in gathering and keeping the correct data and knowledge that is passed to population through the education programmes. There are loans and grants to health education programs (Gillies et al, 2006). In additionally, the system has efficient administrative structures and systems of the health institutions country wide. This has come with the simplification of codes and billing in majority of health centers easing their operations that entails the dissemination of health information.
Lastly, the system has put measures in place to ensure that extensive research is conducted in diseases prevention and management among other issues in this field. Through this, the health system has ensured adequate information is provided to health education experts and providers making a success of their work and eventual impact the population (Ledford, 2008).
Apart from the impact on the presence of health education services, features of this health care provision system have various effects i.e. both negative and positive on the health way of life of the people. First, the availability of improved information technology by the system has led to increase of personal and the entire population’s awareness of health issues, especially among the young generation. Besides increased awareness, health experts and scholars have been motivated in carrying health research that has led to finding and documentation of true and current information in the field of health (Revere et al, 2001). This has been brought about by the rewards that are presented to researchers for their hard work. This is facilitated by the funding of the education programs by the health care provision system and also through the loans and donations by various monetary bodies towards the same feat of motivating research by health experts in the population. To add on, the effective administration of health systems, and research have contributed to finding and spreading of information to people making them master the simple ways of disease prevention, treatment and admission and readmission procedures.
Revere et al (2001) observes that there is another positive impact on the health behavior of the population, which is reduction in the cases of smoking and alcoholism. This had a positive impact of lowering the prevalence of diseases that are related to these two bad lifestyles. However, the health care provision system had a negative impact on the behavior of the population. People’s living standards improved and this came with the related life style health disorders that consist of obesity and the accompanying lifestyle health disorders like hypertension, and elevated cholesterol levels. These increased the mortality rate in the population.
In conclusion, the United States of America’s health care provision system is a reform policy that was put in place to attain a high quality health service delivery to the entire American population. The system came with a number of both positive and negative effects on the health of the people, but the benefits supersede the negative effects. Besides the negative impact can be easily solved by proper treatment procedures and making people aware of how to prevent them e.g. the emergency of obesity and its related health risks like hypertension.