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Medicare, health insurance and US is afraid of change

Outline the parameters of the potential costs and impacts of medicare defunding and future fund depletion for this entitlement program. When the U.S. government is able to pass new legislation funding for a new medical paradigm, we will be able to make our nation a healthier one for everyone. If we could just spend less on ou

Market Justice versus Social Justice

Review and discuss the characteristics and implications of Market Justice versus Social Justice. Include in your discussion the impact of capitalism on our health care delivery system.

Models of Managed Health Care

Identify the pros and cons for the following three common models of managed health care organizations. Give suggestions to strengthen the weaknesses of the chosen models: Health Maintenance Organization (HMO): Exclusive Provider Organizations (EPO's) Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) Remember that first world cou

Health care management and leadership

Why is accountability important in the health care industry? How is an employee's accountability measured in the health care industry? What does checks-and-balance process look like in a successful organization? How does accountability affect an organization's working culture? How can you maintain a positive working culture and

Solutions to Effectively Handling Human Resources in Healthcare Management

Are there any solutions to the problem of effectively handling human resources? Are some of the solutions already implemented in healthcare organizations? Please describe such existing attempts, programs, or interventions. Do they seem to be working, please compare and contrast the programs? Do you think a good plan coul

Quality Management and Accountability

Using the information you gleaned from both articles, please discuss the following issues: 1. Provide a brief overview of the quality improvement process. Be sure to give examples and to specifically discuss what quality improvement teams are. 2. The article you read indicated that there needs to be an agreement and unders

Reliance on insurance and federal funding of US healthcare

With the advent of government funding for the poor and elderly, Americans began to see insurance as the key to healthcare. Prior to that time the uninsured were served by private physicians and charity clinics at reduced cost. Has the reliance on insurance coverage by physicians and hospitals as the gate-keeping key to care ma

Financial implications of the problem

Please discuss financial implications of the problem. How would you look at these financial implications in the context of an organization? What does the literature say?

Human Resource Management's Effect on Stakeholders

Please explain the implications of this problem for the "stakeholders" of the organization. Please give special emphasis on how this problem affects the "patients" as stakeholders of this organization.

The Problem of Effectively Handling Human Resources

Please further discuss the extent and the impact of the problem of "effectively handling human resources". How often is it encountered? What are its negative consequences? Who is affected by the problem? What could be its implications for the mission and vision of the healthcare organization where the problem oc

Charitable Hospital and the Advantages

Discuss the nature of the "charitable hospital" and the advantages an institution would have in being termed such. Find at least two charitable hospitals on the Internet and find similarities between the two. Be sure to include links to the websites so that your classmates can visit the sites as well.

Management Theories

What are management theories and how do they help or hinder the working atmosphere in the field of healthcare?

Address Health Care for Aging

Discuss at least one health care policy measure designed to reduce hospitalization of nursing home residents. Are there any disadvantages or limitations of this policy? How can these issues be overcome?

Healthcare Management Change and Diversity

Change and Diversity Use Online Library and appropriate Internet sites along with concepts and ideas from the text to support your findings and opinions in a two- to three-page Word document addressing the following: Explain how changing demographics are impacting patients and providers in the delivery of health care in th

Health Care Management: Records and Insurance

Please help with the following problems. 1. Describe an electronic health record and discuss how it can help decrease medical errors. 2. Describe the four major types of health insurance and identify which population groups are commonly covered by each.

Health Care Management - quality and strategic planning.

1. What is strategic planning and why is it an important tool in the health care industry? 2. Define the meaning of quality in the health care setting from both the provider and consumer perspective. Provide examples of poor quality of care and good quality care as experienced by you or someone you know and discuss how the l

Health Care Management - Government and Private Insurance

Government and Private Insurance Identify and discuss the various types of private and/or social insurance available in and through your state and local government. Relate the application of social insurance to consumers based on their social and economic status using the profiles listed below. For which demographic(s) do gap

Healthcare Management Current Research

Problem Definition ? Define the problem that needs to be addressed in the action plan in detail. ? Summarize current research on the problem in the industry. ? Describe how the problem affects the overall management of the department and delivery of care within and external to the department. Expected Outcomes ? Provide

Human Resource Management in Healthcare

Please help with the following problem: List three issues and environmental forces facing human resource management in the health care setting today. Cite their impact and identify at least two current initiatives being used to overcome them.


Read the article attached and answer the following question: Where does the government's NHIN strategy fall on the political and economic spectrum of alternative approaches to health care policy?

NHIN strategy with an article provided that shows the problems with adapting all the systems of receiving alternative care. The information is summarized at the end of the article provided

Where does the government's NHIN strategy fall on the political and economic spectrum of alternative approaches to health care policy?As for the political ramifications, I see these as the major roadblocks: Cost containment: Interoperable EMR systems have the potential to eliminate waste and duplication of effort, streamline

License Questions & Healthcare

A) What are ways that health care laws or regulations affect your health care organization or a healthcare organization with which you are familiar? B) What are the pros and cons of current state-by-state licensure versus a national licensure that has been discussed for health care professionals? C. Select and describe a f

Critical Issues Facing Health Care Systems

What do you believe are the five most critical issues facing the health care system in the United Sates today? Explain why you would feel this way. In order to help you formulate your response, the following four websites had a ot of information on this topic.: - American Medical Association. Retrieved from www.ama-assn.org.

Health care organization methods

Describe in detail what systems or methods your health care organization uses to provide efficient access and sharing of essential information. Are the systems or methods effective? If so, describe why they are effective. If not, then describe why they are not and what could be done to improve them. Of the technology systems d