Behavioral Indicators Evaluating Tb Capstone Disc

Health Care Delivery and Cross Cultural Health Perspectives

Assignment:Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of a company having healthcare
insurance for their workers. Is this cost effective when we see a worker
missing work for weeks at a time?
What are the legal implications if
one is not allowed to take as much time as they need to recuperate?

Expectations: 1 page, 3 cited sources from required reading

Required Reading

Blavin, F., Shartzer, A., Long, S. K., & Holahan, J. (2015). An
early look at changes in employer-sponsored insurance under the
affordable care act. Health Affairs, 34(1), 170-177. doi:

Boulanger, R. F., Hunt, M. R., & Benatar, S. R. (2016). Where
caring is sharing: Evolving ethical considerations in tuberculosis
prevention among healthcare workers. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 62(suppl 3), S268-S274.

Chai, S. J., Mattingly, D. C., & Varma, J. K. (2013). Protecting
health care workers from tuberculosis in China: a review of policy and
practice in China and the United States. Health policy and planning, 28(1), 100-109.

Kilgour, E., Kosny, A., Mckenzie, D., & Collie, A. (2015).
Healing or harming? Healthcare provider interactions with injured
workers and insurers in workers’ compensation systems. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation, 25(1), 220-239. doi:

Laurence, Y. V., Griffiths, U. K., & Vassall, A. (2015). Costs to
health services and the patient of treating tuberculosis: a systematic
literature review. Pharmacoeconomics, 33(9), 939-955.

Li, Y., Ehiri, J., Hu, D., Oren, E., & Cao, J. (2015). Framework
of behavioral indicators evaluating TB health promotion outcomes: A
modified Delphi study of TB policymakers and health workers. Infectious Diseases of Poverty, 4.

Radonovich, L. J., Bessesen, M. T., Cummings, D. A., Eagan, A.,
Gaydos, C., Gibert, C., . . . Perl, T. M. (2016). The respiratory
protection effectiveness clinical trial (ResPECT): A cluster-randomized
comparison of respirator and medical mask effectiveness against
respiratory infections in healthcare personnel. BMC Infectious Diseases, 16 doi:

Verkuijl, S., & Middelkoop, K. (2016). Protecting our
front-liners: Occupational tuberculosis prevention through infection
control strategies. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 62(suppl 3), S231-S237.

von Delft, A., Dramowski, A., Sifumba, Z., Mosidi, T., Ting, T. X.,
von Delft, D., & Zumla, A. (2016). Exposed, but not protected: More
is needed to prevent drug-resistant tuberculosis in healthcare workers
and students. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 62(suppl 3), S275-S280.

Yassi, A., Adu, P. A., Nophale, L., & Zungu, M. (2016). Learning
from a cluster randomized controlled trial to improve healthcare
workers’ access to prevention and care for tuberculosis and HIV in Free
State, South Africa: the pivotal role of information systems. Global Health Action, 9, 10.3402/gha.v9.30528.


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