The Impact of Vaccinations on Health Care Systems

The Impact of Vaccinations on Health Care Systems

Please read the following article before answering the questions below. Please note that this article is a position statement and also take notice of the source of funding for the authors.

Largeron, N., Levy, P., Wasem, J. & Besse, X. (2015). Role of vaccination in the sustainability of healthcare systems. Journal of Market Access and Health Policy, 3(27043). Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC48027…

According to the authors, what is the impact on hospitals and healthcare of vaccinations, or lack thereof?

Do you agree with the authors’ assessment? Why or why not?

Who was the source of funding for this paper? Why might this contribute to the authors’ bias? Regardless of whether or not you agree with the premise of the article, how does bias impact a message or how it might be received?

Expectations:

  • Refer to the rubric to see the number of words that are required as well as other requirements.
  • Respond to the discussion topic, making sure to meet all of the criteria on the rubric, as noted in the instructions above.
  • Your first comment will be graded; you will be able to view other discussion comments after you post your own.
  • Cite sources within your comment
  • Include at least one reference, properly formatted, not just a link.
  • Required reading:

    Bhattacharya, D. (2013). Chapter 8: HPV vaccination. In Public health policy: Issues, theories, and advocacy. (pp. 213–244). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

    Abiola, S. E., Colgrove, J., & Mello, M. M. (2013). The politics of HPV vaccination policy formation in the United States. Journal of Health Politics, Policy, and Law, 38(4), 645–681.

    Xavier University Library. (2014). How to write a position paper. Retrieved from http://www.xavier.edu/library/students/documents/p…