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Obligations of Health Services

I have some information for these questions, but would like some help.

1. What obligations do health care insurers and health care providers have in meeting the right-to-know of patients as consumers?

2. Are issues of ethical concern regulated and assessed adequately in the U.S. healthcare system? Why or why not?

3. Consider quality of care and performance measures
? What is quality?
? Why is it important to measure quality of care?
? What do you believe is the most effective measure of quality and why?

Solution Summary

This solution discusses aspects of the right-to-know of patients as consumers, as well as discusses if issues of ethical concern regulated and assessed adequately in the U.S. healthcare system. It also considers aspects of the quality of care and performance measures e..g what quality is, the importance of measuring quality and the most effective measure(s). Supplemented with articles on patients rights and healthcare ethics.

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