Presentation on theme: "Transforming Healthcare in the US Virgin Islands….. Primary Healthcare."— Presentation transcript:
Transforming Healthcare in the US Virgin Islands….. Primary Healthcare
Determinants of Health
Access to Quality Healthcare Results from the 2009 Virgin Islands Health Insurance Survey
Healthcare in the U.S. Today What do the statistics tell us?
Health Care Reform Why are changes in the healthcare delivery system critical for reform? Raising Healthcare Cost Challenges with Access to Quality Care The US health system is focused on specialty services and procedures that take precedence over preventative care Lack of coordination between systems and providers.
USVI Primary Healthcare: Vision
USVI Primary Health Care
President Obama and Healthcare Reform Health care reform is no longer just a moral imperative, its a fiscal imperative. If we want to create jobs and rebuild our economy and get our federal budget under control, then we have to address the crushing cost of health care this year, in this administration. ~ President Obama, White House Forum on Health Care Reform