Leadership in the Field of Health Care: A National Challenge Bordering on National Crisis The United States is currently facing multiple health care challenges many of which are bordering on crises. Our population is aging at a rapid rate, obesity is on the rise, there is unequal access to health care, and the debates about health care reform and the possibility of changing the health care system in America turned into a complete quagmire with results that are still incredibly murky. This paper analyzes leadership in health care by looking at the work of current Surgeon General Regina Benjamin as a means for addressing a couple of primary issues that will affect all Americans over the next several decades. The first is how the authority of...The end:
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