Intro to Upstream Health

Review the videos linked here. Then answer the following prompts in your initial posting.

Remember to respond to your classmates’ postings as required.


What Makes us Sick? Look Upstream. Rishi Manchanda (Video-18:17 min)

What is an Upstreamist in Healthcare? IHI Open School Short (Video-4:45 min)
Discussion Prompts:
1. What or Who is an Upstreamist in healthcare?
2. Compare and contrast “healthcare vs. sickcare.”
3. How can an Upstreamist help to remove barriers to health within my rural community?
4. What is a root cause analysis?