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.
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
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?
Please address the health care industry's paradigm shift including the topics on the attached docuemnt. Please refer to Drucker's Management Challenges for the 21st century, chapter 5.
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
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
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
These topics are interrelated so part of your task is to integrate them in a logical and understandable way. 1. Health care organizations strategize. Which orientation to strategy â?" (1) working on the internal capabilities and performance versus (2) expanding market shares through acquisition and merger versus (3) reposit
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 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
What are the short-term and long-term consequences of domestic violence in marriage for women aged 18-35?
http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=948775781&sid=5&Fmt=4&clientId=29440&RQT=309&VName=PQD 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
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. 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
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
How is new technology for communication impacting communication in health 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?
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?
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: http://www.ache.org/pubs/jhm503.cfm 1. Summarize Spaeth's work and educational background and the award highlighted
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
You are a provider relation's director of an MCO. Prepare a contract proposal outline for a large medical group to consider. Be as specific as possible. Please cite resources.
This solution comments on strategies that could be implemented where cultural nursing standards are not being met.
1)What portion of the bill would Medicare cover for a participating 69 year old stroke patient who was 1) admitted to an acute facility for 10 days, transferred to a sub-acute rehabilitation facility for 30 days, then discharged to home with a prescription for Visiting Nurse (Home Health) Services 3 times a week for 30 days? 2)
What are the strengths and weaknesses of the public/private eyesâ?¦â?¦ thinking about women's and men's roles and power across cultures? What can you say about the roles and relative power of men and women in families and households? A global perspective on how women are treated both in the workplace, and in their own
What indicators would warn you that the team that is planning a transition to an electronic health information management system is not functioning well?
What is the purpose of the health care reform act? What are your thoughts about this act? Do you think it will solve the health care crisis or will it create more problems? What needs to change in order to make this act an success?