How can the healthcare system be reformed in order to shift the focus from the disease-oriented health paradigm to one focused wellness and prevention. Discuss the role of nurses in the creation and sustaining of a new health paradigm; specifically discuss advanced practice nurses (APN).
Identify the pros and cons of the following reimbursement methods: Prospective-payment systems Cost-reimbursement systems Discounted-charge systems Flat-rate reimbursement system
If I was developing a strategic plan for a hospital with 250 beds what are two customer-oriented elements that I would take into consideration when doing my marketing strategic plan. (Since this is healthcare my customers I think would be patients)
How a Bill Becomes a Law 1) I have to make an interaction with the "How a Bill Becomes a Law" media piece. 2) View the "Bill to Law Process," and then "Find a Representative." 3) When finished watching the media piece, I have to complete the "Legislative Assignment." Literatures "Influencing Health Care in th
Explain the significance of human resource management and then identify and discuss the following: Factors that affect recruitment of "in demand" employees. How organizational restructuring has impacted staffing in healthcare organizations. Does decreasing the number of employees always save an organization/company money?
Consumerism: impacts of consumerism in regards to information technology, claims management, and member services when dealing with healthcare providers.
Describe the impacts of consumerism in regards to information technology, claims management, and member services when dealing with healthcare providers. What tools and value added quality will be expected of health care providers? What changes will health care providers need to make to be competitive and gain consumers and mai
Health Care USA Question: "horizontal integration" and "vertical integration" of health care services.
One cannot be involved in U.S. health care for very long these days without hearing the term "integration." Specifically, we hear a great deal about "horizontal integration" and "vertical integration" of health care services. So, what do these terms really mean? Do you feel that such integration represents positive change for he
A. Discuss how the CMS reimbursement rules for never events required a shift in the patient care delivery model in inpatient facilities. B. Choose one legislator on the state or federal level who is also a nurse, and discuss the importance of their role as advocate for improving health care delivery. http://www.nursingworld.o
I am interested in the topic of the "older adult" and would like some help in ideas of formulating policy changes to help improve the health, function and quality of life of older adults. I selected the topic under www.healthypeople.gov. Use of national and or international news would be helpful. They are the fastest growing age
Models of Managed Health Care Please help me with this. I would like someone who knows about the healthcare system. Must be original not copied. What are pros and cons for each model? What are some suggestions to strengthen the weaknesses of the each model? Thank you 1. Health Maintenance Organizations HMOs ar
Discuss in what type of market situations (size, growth, trend, area, etc.) might each type of managed care plan (HMO, PPO, POS, etc.) be the preferred model? Why? Support your response with a detailed explanation and include two APA citations
Changes at Happy Trails Health Center Case Study: Ms. Sippy Delta has just been promoted to manager of health information services at Happy Trails Health Center. A team of physicians, administrators, and department heads has decided to transform the culture of the organization into a quality-driven, patient-centered environme
The department managers at a hospital and other healthcare facilities are often required to prepare annual staff development and education plans for their department which meets a leadership requirement of the Joint Commission standards. Cindy Carson is the new Director of Health Information Services at General Hospital. Her b
A. What is the impact to the nursing profession and to the public related to the projected nursing shortage? Please give me a discussion at least one way that the nursing profession is working toward a resolution of this problem. B. What is the role of health care reform in shifting the focus from a disease-oriented health ca
How might the new federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 affect the revenue of the health care industry? Consider insurance companies, employers who provide health benefits, and other similar participants in health care
Please help answer the following question. How do Health Level Seven (HL7) standards facilitate the sharing of clinical data?
Need assistant; Assess the value of branding in health care. Specifically, under what circumstances do you feel that it is beneficial for health care organizations to use branding? Can the use of branding have unexpected negative consequences? Explain. Expectations; 1. Take a clear position on the central issues
ageism in the workplace Conduct a brief search on the topic of ageism in the workplace. â?¢ What evidence suggests that age discrimination exists in the United States workplace? Give specific examples of kinds of discrimination that exists. â?¢ Why do employers discriminate against older workers? â?¢ What are the common myths about the older worker, and how do these substantiate discrimination in the workplace?
Conduct a brief search on the topic of ageism in the workplace. â?¢ What evidence suggests that age discrimination exists in the United States workplace? Give specific examples of kinds of discrimination that exists. â?¢ Why do employers discriminate against older workers? â?¢ What are the common myths about the olde
Reviewing the investment potential in American healthcare.
Could you please explain these health care concepts: What is rationing (explicit and implicit), and what are some of the ways in which it occurs? What is informed consent and whose responsibility is it? What is meant by the autonomy-beneficence conflict? Thank you.
Compare and contrast marketing techniques among for profit vs. non-profit organizations. Suppose that you are the manager of a start-up health care organization that previously had a for-profit structure, but has achieved non-profit status. Describe how you would change your marketing strategy.
How long do you feel that a healthcare organization should work accounts internally before turning them over to a professional collection agency? Explain your answer. Is using collection agencies ethical in healthcare? Do you feel that health care organizations should charge interest on accounts owed to the hospital? Why o
1. What is the difference between Singapore and China in terms of their finance and organization? 2. What can China learn from Singapore? 3. What can Singapore learn from China?
What is strategic management? What are some examples of business strategies in nursing or health care settings? How do leaders execute strategic management plans? What role might a nurse leader play in the implementation of strategic management plans?
Which resources might be used in a nursing or health care settings to support an organization's strategic initiatives? How are decisions made to allocate these resources efficiently? When resource allocation decisions are made, who is responsible for the decisions' execution and evaluation? What happens when changes occur in fac
In examining the health care systems in America: 1.) What is the definition of a health care system? 2.) What are the implications of beliefs and values on a health care system? 3.) What are some examples of the various models of health care delivery used in America? 4.) How does the health care system apply to models of t
There are 20 major issues listed by the American Hospital Association. What do issues such as quality of service and improving the safety of patients present in ways of marketing-related opportunities to a healthcare-related organization?
What are the pros, cons, advantages and disadvantages of linking each of the following to an Electronic Health Record (EHR): a. Physician PDA b. Laboratory information system (LIS) What is the role of a healthcare CIO? ( Also, give practical examples in healthcare organization if you have any.)
Discuss the role of monitoring, evaluating, and adjusting in the strategic planning process; Discuss some specific steps that can be used to accomplish these tasks; Discuss what the potential issues are if your organization does not do these things; Identify and discuss how a government healthcare organization accomp
Many different health care entities share some common practices and challenges. Which financial management practices and challenges do these professional organizations have in common: American Medical Association, American Nursing Association, American Hospital Association, American Health Care Association, and America's Health