2Health Care Providers and ProductsThe health care system is complicated. There are many health care providers and servicesout there. Some of them are preventative care or public health; ambulatory or primary care; subacute or long-term care; acute care; auxiliary services; rehabilitative services; end-of-life care; mental health services; emergency management or disaster preparedness; dental services; military and veteran services; and Indian health services. Each of these providers offers its individual service or product, but in the long run, they all benefit each other to help the patient that needs it. The two that are going to be discussed are rehabilitative services and mental health services. I will give a basic description of the provider or service and the products that go along with it.Rehabilitative servicesRehabilitative services are a series of treatments designed to expedite the process of recovery from different injuries such traumatic brain injuries, illness such as strokes, or from a disease. Rehabilitative services help people come back to as normal a condition as possible.There are many types of rehabilitative services. These include physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, inhalation therapists, audiologists, and registered dietitians.There are many more types, but these are the most well-known. These services are done in a lot of settings such as the clinic and office practices, in the hospital itself, nursing homes, and in sports medicine. There are even some rehabilitative services that are done through home visits. Ifa person needs help to find the right type of therapy for them they should talk to their doctor.
2Health Care Utilization PaperThere are a lot of health factors that can influence the usage of health care. Some of them are cancer, obesity, and heart issues. I will discuss one factor, explain the impact that this factor has on health care access, and explain how a lack of or delayed access to health care can have on an individual's health status. ObesityLet’s talk about one factor, obesity. Being obese correlates with a risk for many health conditions, such as diabetes, heart disease, and some cancers. Obesity also can impact nearly every major system in the body. Treatment may or may not lead to significant changes in health outcomes such as mortality.For many overweight persons with conditions associated with obesity, improved treatments mean that, from a morbidity and health status point of view, such improvements have often been achieved at an increase in health care costs. Insulin for diabetes and other drugs to