Give a quick overview of Medicare, and discuss 3 advantages and 3 disadvantages of enrolling in a Medicare-managed care plan. If eligible, would you choose to enroll in a plan? Why or why not?
Medicaid is one of the major forms of government insurance programs in the United States. An overview of the program Purpose of the program Who is eligible Benefits of the program
In recent years, many health care organizations have been making the switch from paper-based medical records to a paperless, computer-based medical records system. Opponents of a computerized system argue that there are too many security and confidentiality issues that can be created when using a computerized system. The heal
Why is delegation an important function; particularly, in the health care setting? What is the relationship between delegation and empowerment? Describe and analyze the the potential dangers of delegation. Hoe does delegation influence or impact empowerment?
What impact has technology had on the delivery of care under the managed healthcare model? What changes do you see in the future?
What are the future reforms which must occur in the U.S. healthcare system in order to improve access, costs, and quality of care to all Americans?
Compare and contrast the benefits and liabilities of another country's healthcare system (I picked Canada). Note the differences and similarities to the United State's approach and the strengths and weaknesses of this approach to healthcare delivery. Determine which country's approach is the most effective
There are several safeguards in place during the selection process, namely background checks and verification of employment and education. The law now requires extensive verification of licenses etc. RNs now need to be fingerprinted in California. The selection process for almost all positions is the same whether online
I) Refer to Case Study: Fall Measurement at Baylor Health Care System, Varkey, chap. 2, pp. 38-39. Review and analyze the case. You can find it through a Google Book search ii) Your response should address the following: (1) What were the different principal questions that could be addressed? (2) Which crite
I need help identifying: Identify potential causes for the the Rising Healthcare Cost in the U.S. Also, explain how you would go about assessing these causes in the context of a specific organization.
Major issues facing the industry include rising costs, reducing reimbursements, improving quality, reducing medical errors, finding skilled workers, health care reform, accessibility, the uninsured, the regulatory burden, lack of information technology infrastructure, and I am afraid the list goes on. What do you personal
What advancements do you think will be available in health care technology in the future? What technology or advancements are already being created/implemented? What recommendations would you have for the advancement of the technology? Reference
Does anyone know the impact that the changing regulations in healthcare has on the operational structure, financial systems, and on care delivery? Also, what can be done to protect the patient population from the limited or lack of HIPAA enforcement? Any help is appreciated.
What is Medisoft? What are the uses of Medisoft? How is it useful in entering and retrieving information? Based on your findings, would you recommend it?
Jan works for a busy general surgeon. She is in charge of billing and reimbursement for the practice. As part of her job, it is necessary for Jan to be able to accurately code any procedures done so the billing can be completed. With newer procedures, Jan occasionally cannot find the correct code to match the procedure. She
Outline a long-term approach for narrowing any credibility gap that might exist between an organizationâ??s human resources department and its department managers. This response must follow the APA guidelines for content and cited materials. Thank you.
Discuss the evolution of Medicaid from its inception to present. Discuss some of the reasons behind the decision of many states to use managed care models of delivery for recipients of Medicaid? The evolution of Medicare over the last 40 years has been significant. Discuss the current economic and access challenges that c
How does the relationship between stakeholders and consumers drive changes in health care?
What is a HMO? What is a PPO? Which do you feel is better?
1. Compare and contrast payment methodologies between FFS and MCO plans. 2. Problems that MCOs have experienced when implementing capitation arrangements in specialty care practices.
I need some ideas to help complete this question. I was asked to organize a strategic planning retreat for a health care organization. What type of outline or steps would be taken and who will be included in the process? Thank you for your input.
Scenario Summary - Cooper-Pearson Sports Marketing Cooper-Pearson is a very successful sports marketing company with 75 employees. It has been in existence for 10 years, and clearly has a bright future. One of the fundamental reasons for Cooper-Pearson? s phenomenal growth has been an investment in selecting the best and
How has the relationship between the government and HMOs changed over the past seven years? How do HMO plans differ from PPO plans?
Mrs. Jane Doe is a 80-year old, retired, widowed school teacher who has been living in an apartment at the FED Assisted Living Facility for 4 years. She was recently diagnosed with chronic renal failure. Her doctor is recommending dialysis. She has no family remaining but does have comfortable resources as she has lived fruga
1. Describe how you would explain to a new health information management (HIM) employee the purpose and goals of managing health information. 2. Identify a registry with which you are familiar and describe the purpose and process of maintaining that registry. What are the benefits to the community? 3. Describe three majo
Describe the ways that our roles as informaticists are impacted by the choice of which EMR system our institution chooses to implement, and the ways that professionals across the institution make use of that EMR. The Ninth Edition of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) was published in 1977. The Tenth Edition
O Examine the need in the organization for your proposed change. o Examine organizational and individual barriers to your proposed change. o Identify factors that might influence your proposed change. o Summarize factors influencing organizational readiness for your proposed change. o Identify the theoretical model that rela
Your company is opening a new service line. Jobs are being posted for both management and staff. As the CEO for the new service line, do you want to make or buy your administrative team? Do you want to make or buy the general staff for the new division? What special needs would a staff you make have? What special needs would a s
How does accountability of managers relate to leadership, organizational structure, and the mission and vision of an organization? How have health care organizations, in general, and your organization, in particular, evolved toward embracing management theory?
What are the top barriers identified to address in cultural competency?