Explore BrainMass

Health Care Management

Biologic Processes

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

Care coordination

Please discusses types of care coordination and the challenges associated with each type. How do you see these challenges being addressed in your community?

Trends in Medicare and Medicaid

Analyze trends in Medicare and Medicaid. What impact are these trends having on access to care for low income elders and people with disabilities?

Leadership case

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

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

Article Review

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

Health and Safety

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

Public health leadership

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

Investment Potential in Healthcare

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

HMO demographics are noted.

The demographics of those they serve for Health Maintenance Organization (HMO). I have looked on the internet for websites regarding these information.

Environmental Factors and Genetic Impacting Diabetes

Discuss the ethical issues and policy involved in genetic testing and genetic counseling to the following case scenario: A 25 year old male is applying for a first time full time job which offers health insurance. He has a family history of diabetes. The health insurance company contracted with the employer is asking him to

Barriers in managed care are exemplified.

Discuss the barriers that the risk manager faces in the establishment of managed care. What is the manager's duty regarding these barriers? What are managed care organizations and why are they necessary?

Professional nurses' association

Conduct a Web search of three professional nurses' associations and describe how each organization defines its respective role at local, state, and national levels. In the response, answer all of the following questions regarding the organization selected: 1. Identify the organization and its Web site. 2. What are some ex

Challenges Faced by a Health Care Organization (Betty Case Study)

Betty's Emergency Room Visit Betty is a 64-year-old woman who reported to the emergency room of her local hospital on a Friday evening after falling down 10 stairs. It was determined that she had a distal fracture of the right wrist, and an orthopedic resident responded within 2 hours. Betty was instructed to call the ort

Nursing shortage is summarized.

Defining the problem - Why is their a nursing shortage? A. Rate of Nursing Turnover: 1.Why is it so high? 2.Why are people declining to enter the nursing profession? 3.How can we decrease the Nursing shortage? How can we retain the nurses already in the feild? 4.Impact this shortage has on the community, patients and ot

Managment in health care is discussed.

Why is risk management important in organizations? What benefits are gained by implementing a risk-management program? Describe challenges you see in obtaining buy-in and support from staff. What are the barriers to implementing a risk-management program? What would you recommend to help overcome these barriers?

Baby boomers are assessed.

> Baby boomers are a lot better off than the generation before them, because of increased technology, medical findings, and cures. People are now living longer than ever before, because they are better educated in general about health, and more prosperous. > This generation of medicare individuals do however have some issues

Managers in Healthcare The article discusses four essential competencies needed by healthcare managers and leaders to bring about organizational growth: conceptual, participation, interpersonal, and leadership. Based on the article, how do the above compet

Define capital cycle.

What is meant by a "Capital Cycle?" What are some key factors influencing the Capital Cycle of healthcare organizations over the course of a year?

6 major objectives of Financial Management in healthcare are identified,

6 major objectives of Financial Management. 1. To generate a reasonable net income (difference between collected revenues and expenses) by investing in assets and putting the assets to work. 2. To respond to the myriad regulations in a timely and cost-effective manner. 3. To facilitate the organizationâ??s relationship

Analyze healthcare professionals' insurance services.

Using a search engine, research a couple of websites for information regarding healthcare professionals' insurance services and medical malpractice insurance. Summarize your findings. Also, locate the Healthcare Providers Service Organization (HPSO) website. Locate the section regarding Allied Healthcare Professionals Insurance

Financial Management in Managed Care

If you are hired as a consultant to a major health insurance company or a medical service company, what are the ways to reduce payments for healthcare benefits?

Healthcare Finance

Why is it so important for healthcare organizations to budget in a strategic manner? As a hospital CFO, what would be some of your most important considerations as you prepare your organizationâ??s operating budget for the fiscal year?

Summarize Spaethe's argument.

Use the following article and address the questions below: Interview with Ronald G. Spaeth, FACHE, president, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare Foundation, Northbrook, Illinois, which can be found online at: 1. Summarize Spaeth's work and educational background and the award highlighted

Future trends are inferred.

One of the aspects of being visionary is looking at trends and being able to project your organization into the future. As a leader in health administration, how do you keep track of current (and future) trends affecting your organization? List three sources of such information and for each, identify one item of information ac