HLT312 ETHICS FOR HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS
Week 2 Discussion
DQ1 Analyze the health care status of a specific minority group. Choose a particular minority group that is represented in the United States and compare its health status to the national average. What is the current health status of this minority group? What barriers to treatment and health care exist? How does race, socioeconomic status, or gender determine the quality of health care in the United States?
DQ2 What is HIPAA and how has this affected health care? What rights to privacy should patients have?