Explain how pharmacy benefits have become the problem child of healthcare coverage.
How should one go about adopting a major HMIS standard, for example, HL7 or DICOM?
The article Institute of Medicine. (2002, March). Unequal treatment: What healthcare providers need to know about racial and ethic disparities in healthcare. Retrieved November 27, 2008, from http://www.iom.edu/~/media/Files/Report%20Files/2003/Unequal-Treatment-Confronting-Racial-and-Ethnic-Disparities-in-Health-Care/Disparitie
This solution employs teamwork principles to the areas of health care delivery or health education. It also addresses the importance of goal setting and strategic planning. You have been appointed to head the local division of a health care management organization. Why might it be beneficial to set goals within your division
In what ways can you, as health care manager, contribute to the management and execution of your organization's strategy?
Explain how Medicare reimburses health care providers.
Compare and contrast the following 3 information sources (business systems planning (BSP), in-depth interviews, and critical success factor generation). Discuss: When is it appropriate to use each? What limitations should the HMIS team be aware of when using this method?
Clarify regulatory bodies, their functions, their emphasis, and their impact on health care: The Joint Commission and The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Minimum of five references.
Allied health can be thought of either as a misnomer, an oxymoron, or a descriptive term. Some allied health professions with large numbers of practitioners may feel that their group is large enough to seek its own identity, thus it is not aligning with allied health. Physical therapy, occupational therapy, or radiologic technol
Integrating evidence-based research strategies into professional practice using the PICO technique. Reducing patient falls: Discuss how you would adapt the strategies of the PICO technique to reducing patient falls. a) describe briefly the scope of evidence practice in both clinical and administrative aspects of health
Research the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and discuss how you think this federal legislation has influenced financial management for health care leaders.
Health care managers are charged with providing quality health care services to the community in efficient and effective ways. Managers strive to deliver quality care through their planning, organizing, and controlling efforts. Please explain how you think financial management influences these efforts for a manager.
Please help answer the following questions. Provide at least 200 words in the solution. How should one go about standardizing service nomenclature, such as the process service names and outcomes, in order to achieve a level of ease with implementing enterprise wide software? Why must people be sold on the software and be re
Identify at least 2 appropriate indicators for the following variables: 1. Religious affiliation 2. College success 3. Political activity 4. Poverty 5. Binge drinking 6. Fear of crime
I need to write a trend report in APA style for Technology in Healthcare. I need to have information about technology in the past, present, and future and how it has affected healthcare. Please let me know what references are used for the information.
How can Web 2.0 (social networking) influence consumer health information dissemination? Describe the anticipated advantages and disadvantages.
1. Identify and describe at least three of the most difficult issues facing health care in the United States today. 2. Identify and describe three ways that technology impacts health care. 3. Describe how health care at the international level will impact the United States health care system. 4. Describe th
Research a major problem in the U.S. health care system. Propose a solution or strategy that can be used to change or reform the system. Discuss your research findings and how you will apply them to your work environment.
Provide seven proposals for changing the health care system. For each proposal, complete the following: (Answers can be brief) Proposal Pros Cons Future Outlook
Promotion of individual and population health, with emphasis on the biological factors is essential. It is essential because the public must understand the current events involving scientific findings and news report to situations which involve one's personal health. This includes matters of public health which may be illustrate
Please discusses types of care coordination and the challenges associated with each type. How do you see these challenges being addressed in your community?
Analyze trends in Medicare and Medicaid. What impact are these trends having on access to care for low income elders and people with disabilities?
An emergency physician, who is a good clinician, also has an entrepreneurial spirit. Following the mantra of business to "find a legal need and fill it", he decides to establish a professional group of emergency physicians. He initially enlists the participation of several friends who are emergency docs, and they land a couple o
Business skills in Public Health It is increasingly vital that public health leaders learn from their business-sector counterparts, and that they import appropriate business concepts such as return-on-investment, revenue generation, and entrepreneurialism into their organizations' operations. For this Discussion, read and re
You can pick one of the topics: â?¢ Nonprofit firms â?¢ Models of Nonprofit Hospital Behavior â?¢ Relative Efficiency of Nonprofits Versus For-Profits â?¢ Hospitals and Long-Term Care â?¢ Nursing Homes â?¢ Hospice, Home Health, and Informal Care â?¢ Physician Agency and Supplier-Induced Demand â?¢ Physi
Consider this accident scenario: A painter was electrocuted when the metal ladder he was moving contacted an overhead power line. Prior to the incident, the victim and two co-workers had been painting the exterior of a two-story private residence. Work had concluded at 9 p.m., and the workers were cleaning up the jobsite. The
Leaders need to be the champion of managing the tension between current reality and the ideals towards which an organization aims. Good leaders are often visionary. They are creative individuals who can inspire others to support their vision and mission and move an organization forward. Strong leaders need to negotiate a bala
Hospital Administration: Doorways into the Hospital. Information on emergency services and a Patient's Bill of Rights.
1. Describe the four levels of emergency services. 2. What laws govern the provision of emergency services? 3. What is a patient's Bill of Rights?
Investment Potential in Healthcare Your brother-in-law, Representative Howard Hughes, lost his bid for reelection. However, thanks to your efforts, he established himself while in Congress as an astute analyst of the health field and as a consequence, has taken a position as partner at the prestigious Atlanta investment firm
The demographics of those they serve for Health Maintenance Organization (HMO). I have looked on the internet for websites regarding these information.