Hcs 535 Public Health and Health Care Part I

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Public Health and Health Care
Multiple Chronic Conditions
Binta Ngalla
HCS/535
November 12, 2012
Ebony Wardlaw

Individual with multiple chronic conditions are largely increasing within the United States population. Little do most people have an idea how this disease come to plague mankind and the consequences of having the exact combinations of the same disease. Research guideline and disease prevention programs focus on single conditions, and scientifically researchers more often set aside persons with multiple chronic conditions (MCC). Sympathetically, having an idea how the combination impact the a host of various types of other diseases, may contribute to the costs and quality of care receive, which makes it critical to improve the care for the 1 in 5 Americans with this type of chronic conditions, Vogeli C. (Nov. 2007). This essay will examine and provide more information on how Multiple Chronic Conditions occur in the body and leave an individual helpless within his or her body. It will also provide a summary of understanding, the acceptance, and the health challenges of multiple chronic conditions and the repercussion of the quality, the care management, and costs.
In the united State alone the number of individuals with a solitary chronic condition, coupled with multiple co-occurring chronic conditions is high up in numbers. In the year 2005, 21% or approximately 63 m. individual in the United State have had more than 1 chronic condition, or multiple deficiencies that is expected to stay in the body for a least a year or more. An individual’s threat of having more than 1 chronic condition is known as multiple chronic conditions or MCC, which increases as the individual ages: Statistics have indicated that 65 % of Americans over the age of 65 are diagnosed with Multiple Chronic Conditions (MCC). With the baby boomers reaching retiring age of the United State population, the number of Americans with Multiple Chronic Condition is

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