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Florida National University HSC3111

Florida National University HSC3111


Florida National University

HSC-3111 Introduction to Health Services Administration: Research Paper (RP)


The main purpose of this RP is to critically reflect your understanding of the “United States Health Care System”. This RP must have 10 pages, including cover page and references, and be presented on APA format. The maximum similarity allowed with other publications is no more than 20%.


Students will critically evaluate the existing publications related to this RP topic. This assignment is planned to help you review, understand, and apply different concepts related to the United States Health Care Systems concepts, as well as to become familiar with the new challenges related to the Health Care System.

You need to read two different articles related to the topic that can be found at the FNU’s Library database LIRN. Librarian Assistants will be more than glad to assist you at both, South and Hialeah Campus. Access code (user Name) for LIRN is 24439 log in and password “onlinelibrary39”. In preparing the RP, you are also allowed to use two web references, although all the publications and references used should be properly cited and included in the reference section following the APA format guidelines. Also, I highly recommend you to ask Ms. Iliana Torres, at the HC Writing Studio room JR505, her assistance in completing this research paper. (Ms. Torres Contact information:  irojas@fnu.edu or writinglab@fnu.edu ).

This RP must include:

1.Introduction: provide a brief synopsis of the subjects under discussion: The United States Health Care System

2.Definition of concepts related to these subjects: for example “Compare the United States Health Care system vs. one of the following European countries ( Spain, Germany or France)”. In what ranking is the United States Health Care System, according to the 2021 edition of the CEOWORLD magazine Health Care Index?

3.Conclusions and recommendations.  You must express your own opinion and give recommendations to improve the US Health Care Systems.



Due date: February 12th at 11:59 pm EST.

The Research Paper must have at least 10 pages including front and references. Do not COPY & PASTE. Maximum similarity allowed 20 %. From 20 to 40 % the grade will be prorated. More than 41 % the grade earned will be Zero (0). If you decide not to submit the Research paper, your grade for this task will be 0.

The assignment is to be electronically posted via TURNITIN. The TURNITIN link could be founded in the Research Paper folder.

This RP will represent 20% of your final grade.



Professor Miguel Figueroa