N680 Overview of Public Health Nursing Module 4 Discussion Why is it important for public health nurses to understand how the U.S. health care system is organized and functions, how it impacts the population and the practice of nursing? Who is the Surgeon General? What is the role of the Surgeon General in public health? From the strategies identified by the IOM to enhance population health, select 3 of those suggestions. Develop specific examples of changes that would operationalize the strategy. What is the difference between public and voluntary health agencies? Choose a voluntary health agency that you have encountered in your practice, visit their website and report your findings using the following criteria: Mission/goals Funding source Leadership structure Description of how the organization performs it mission ( e.g. grants, direct volunteer labor)In comparison with other developed countries, the U.S. spends more money but performs poorly on many major health outcomes indicators. Why is this?  What are the factors and circumstances that contribute to this observation? Your initial posting should be 250 to 350 words in length and utilize at least one scholarly source other than the textbook. Purchase this Tutorial.