: Organization of Healthcare Systems The graduate analyzes the implications of key historic economic, social, and legislative events that influenced the evolution of medical care in the United States, including the roles of health professionals and technology in the organization of contemporary healthcare systems. 7022.1.2 : Components and Operation of Healthcare Organizations The graduate analyzes how the components and operation of healthcare delivery systems across the continuum of patient care influence cost, access, and quality of care. 7022.1.6 : Trends in Healthcare Delivery The graduate analyzes how emerging technologies and trends in healthcare informatics and medical practice, as well as federal government initiatives, impact contemporary healthcare delivery. INTRODUCTION Key historic events have influenced today’s healthcare ecosystem by external factors such as legislative changes, economic consequences, and social trends. Historical events have also changed the role of healthcare professionals and the way patient care is delivered through the creation of healthcare delivery systems. As healthcare continues to evolve, government initiatives focus on quality of care at a lower cost and require healthcare facilities to embrace emerging technology. For this task, you will be expected to demonstrate your understanding of the evolution of healthcare and the continued impact on today’s healthcare ecosystem. REQUIREMENTS Your submission must be your original work. No more than a combined total of 30% of the submission and no more than a 10% match to any one individual source can be directly quoted or closely paraphrased from sources, even if cited correctly. The similarity report that is provided when you submit your task can be used as a guide. You must use the rubric to direct the creation of your submission because it provides detailed criteria that will be used to evaluate your work. Each requirement below may be evaluated by more than one rubric aspect. The rubric aspect titles may contain hyperlinks to relevant portions of the course. Tasks may not be submitted as cloud links, such as links to Google Docs, Google Slides, OneDrive, etc., unless specified in the task requirements. All other submissions must be file types that are TASK OVERVIEW SUBMISSIONS EVALUATION REPORT 1/1/22, 2:59 PM WGU Performance Assessment https://tasks.wgu.edu/student/003744149/course/24840006/task/3328/overview 2/5 uploaded and submitted as attachments (e.g., .docx, .pdf, .ppt). A. Analyze key historic events and the implications of economic, social, and legislative impacts by doing the following: 1. Discuss how historic events influenced the evolution of medicine. 2. Discuss how historic events influenced the roles of healthcare professionals. 3. Discuss how historic events influenced technology in healthcare. B. Describe the components of a healthcare delivery system. 1. Explain how operations of a healthcare delivery system influence patient care access. 2. Explain how operations of a healthcare delivery system influence patient care cost. 3. Explain how operations of a healthcare delivery system influence quality of patient care. C. Analyze trends in healthcare and emerging technological developments by doing the following: 1. Discuss one federal government initiative related to health informatics. 2. Discuss how emerging technology affects the practice of medicine. D. Acknowledge sources, using APA-formatted in-text citations and references, for content that is quoted, paraphrased, or summarized. E. Demonstrate professional communication in the content and presentation of your submission.