Using your course textbook readings and the South University Online Library, perform research on the following: 

  • Sources of pediatric primary care in the United States
  • Current status of pediatric health-care services in the United States
  • Barriers to health care for children in the United States 

After completing your research, answer the following questions: 

  1.     What are the sources of pediatric primary care in the United States? Are these sources sufficient for providing health-care services to the pediatric population? Why or why not?
  2.     Are there certain pediatric populations that lack access to health-care services? Why?
  3.     What are the barriers to children in accessing health-care services in the United States? Why do these barriers exist? 

Read:

 Primary Care Pediatrics and Public Health: Meeting the Needs of Today’s Children (nih.gov) 

 Disparities in Healthcare Quality Among Racial and Ethnic Groups | AHRQ Archive