Planning Better Healthcare for the Future Healthcare problem is a major challenge to government authorities as well as the healthcare medical practitioners. Recent fight in the US Congress between the Democrats and Republicans illustrates the seriousness of the healthcare problem and the challenge posed to both the present generation and to future generations. In this paper, I will select and discuss 12 programs of the 28 others offered through the Healthcare People 2010 Initiative of The National Center for Health Statistics. The following are the areas I have selected for discussion. 1) Focus Areas Access to Quality Health Services Education and Community-Based Programs Environmental Health Family Planning Food Safety HIV Immunizations...The end:
.....lthcare programs in addition to educating people about how to engage in healthy lifestyles. References American Health insurance Plans. ( n.d .). Medicare Advantage's preventive health care strategy keeps seniors out of the hospital. Retrieved from http://www.news-medical.net/news/20090916/Medicare-Advantages-preventive-health-care-strategy-keeps-seniors-out-of-the-hospital.aspx Donatelle , R. (2009). Promoting healthy behavior change. In Health: The basics (8th ed.) (p. 4). San Francisco, CA: Pearson Education, Inc. McKenzie, J., Neiger , B., & Thackeray, R. (2009). Health education and health promotion. In Planning, implementing, & evaluating health promotion programs (5th ed.) (pp. 3-4). San Francisco, CA: Pearson Education, Inc.