Who's Responsible for Health?
Health is a complex mishmash of factors. So who do you think is most responsible? Providers, patients, government, health systems or everyone? Take our quiz to find out!
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How well designed is the U.S. health care system to achieve health?
(1=not at all, 5=very well designed)

 
Which group has the greatest ability to influence an individual's health?


 
How much do the following influence a patient’s health? (1=least influential, 5=most influential)

 
Genes and biology

 
Physical environment (water quality, air quality, safe communities, etc.)

 
Clinical care (access to providers, procedures and interventions)

 
Patient health behaviors (treatment plan compliance, exercise, healthy eating, smoking, etc.)

 
Social and economic factors (affordable transportation, economic status, access to healthy food, etc.)

 
Which has the greatest potential to impact a community's health?


 
Should providers be able to deny care based on a patient’s lifestyle choices and/or attributes? (Smoking, high BMI, etc.)

     
 
In general, are patients interested in guiding their own health care?

     
 
In general, are patients empowered and able to guide their own health care?

     
 
How responsible is the provider for achieving a good medical outcome?
(1=not at all responsible, 5=completely responsible)

 
How responsible is the patient for achieving a good medical outcome?
(1=not at all responsible, 5=completely responsible)

 
Who’s responsible for knowing the cost of care and services?


 
The U.S. opioid epidemic carries a public economic burden of nearly $80 billion annually. Who do you think is most responsible for creating the epidemic?


 
Is it more important to focus efforts and resources on ...


 
What has the greatest impact on student learning?


 
What best describes your primary role (based on how you spend most of your professional time)?


GOVERNMENT
Who's most responsible for health? While nuanced and complex, you're looking to the government to lead the way with payment reform and innovative regulations.
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PATIENTS 
Who's most responsible for health? While nuanced and complex, you're looking for patients to lead the way, take control of their own health and demand that health systems adapt.
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PROVIDERS
Who's most responsible for health? While nuanced and complex, you want providers to lead the health revolution.
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SYSTEMS
Who's most responsible for health? While nuanced and complex, you're looking for systems to find new partners, create innovative care solutions and lead the health revolution.
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EVERYONE
Congratulations! You see the complexities and nuances of health and expect everyone to play a part.
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