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Jesse Ventura on Homeland Security

Jesse Ventura on Homeland Security: *"Are we ready for martial law? I think we are, because everybody's sitting back and watching our freedoms being taken away. Guess what? The terrorists are winning because our country has changed in the last decade, and not for the good. We're a country that's now living in fear and so are

information-sharing mix-up

1.(Boston Globe, 24APR13): *A federal audit ... warned there was a "high risk" that the government's information-sharing system would not prevent a terror attack, raising questions about whether a communications breakdown allowed the Boston Marathon bomb plot to evolve undetected and its perpetrators to elude quick capture. 2.U

NRF and Vulnerability

Vulnerability is becoming a focal problem, especially with the increase use of drones and the real probability of drone hijacking by hackers. In the field of construction, vulnerability is defined as a measure of the susceptibility of an element or combination of elements to fail once they are exposed to potentially damaging

Homeland Security/ Airports

1.What is the current status of airport and aviation security in terminals and in flight? Provide example(s) of any latest incident. Did the terminal have to shut down and flights delayed? 2.Where would you think are the weak points of security in airports? Would they be at parking lots, terminals, and tarmacs? Please provide

National Response Framework

1.How would the NRF work in conjunction with the National Disaster Recovery Framework (NDRF)? 2.It is said, the NRF "is always in effect, and elements can be implemented at any time." What does that mean? 3.Comment on whether the Incident Commander (IC) has a code of ethics and whether he or she needs one. 4.Would a concrete,

hypothetical interview of HR manager

I need help writing a hypothetical interview of HR manager and outline analysis of home health care business. First, write hypothetical Interview analysis of HR professional (like Mr. John Doe, HR manager) about home health care, then provide a written summary of that interview (like details on the HR professional you interv

Journal article about Human Resource Management in Home Health

I need help analyzing peer-reviewed journal article about Human Resource Management in Home Health Care businesses. The article can be found from these links below or it can be from anywhere else! http://

Personal Code of Ethics Statement

Prepare a revised Final Personal Code of Ethics Statement. This ethics statement should clearly identify your revised "ethical bottom line It must be 50% different from your statement from week 2 draft below: Week 2 Draft: Personal Code of Ethics for a career in a healthcare setting is essential to serve as a standard

Use of control charts in performance improvement

A key component of performance improvement involves data analysis and identifying positive or negative trends in performance. When managing large amounts of data over time, it is essential that a control chart be used to identify the presence of a statistically significant trend. Research Project: I am required to construct a c

Healthcare Operational Process Management

Health care organizations (HCOs) often struggle not only with performance improvement but also with effectively communicating performance improvement results to their internal and external stakeholders. It is equally important to communicate your successes externally for marketing and internally, to your staff, to continue to bu

Solving Issues

Once a management official understands the causal factors associated with a problem, it is time to identify and explore possible (feasible) solutions. However, there are managers who have a tendency to singularly focus on a particular solution to a problem and give little or no consideration to other viable alternatives. This is

Complex Issues Faced by Health Care Managers

Many complex problems facing today's healthcare managers have a financial, legal, and ethical implications for their organization. Identify a legitimate healthcare problem, and then identify and discuss the financial, legal, and ethical implications associated with the problem. Which implication (i.e., financial, ethical, or leg

Looking for Root Cause Rather than Symptoms

Some might argue that distinguishing between problems and their symptoms is a challenging skill for a management official to master. After all, you could look at an organization as a virtual human with bodily systems that need to be properly regulated and cared for in order to maximize health and performance. As humans, we occas

Health Care Ethics

Mickey Mantle received a liver transplant in 1995. He was a Baseball Hall of Fame center fielder for the New York Yankees whose liver was failing because of cirrhosis and hepatitis. Although the waiting period for a liver transplant in the United States is about 130 days, it took only two days for the Baylor Medical Center's tra

Health care for middle and upper class

We face a very daunting task in reforming our healthcare system. Do you agree with Feldstein's charge that the middle and upper classes are unwilling to make the sacrifices needed to provide care to the poor? If so, why, and if not, why not? If this were Utopia and you were King/Queen, how would you solve this very complex i

Major functions of ethics committees in healthcare organizations

The healthcare system and particularly hospitals have always been faced with ethics issues requiring difficult decisions. With the advent of new technology, more issues have come to the forefront and expanded the need to have ethics committees in place. Visit Identify the major functions of ethics committees in

Healthcare Issues MCQ

1. Which stakeholder in the U.S. health care system typically plays the role of intermediary and referee for the other stakeholders? Providers Insurers Public policy makers Consumers Question 2. 2. Which of the following are associated with public health, as opposed to health care? Selec

Population Health and Public Health

Which of the various barriers are likely the most important to overcome in North Carolina ? A weak safety net? Poor provider performance? Cultural or language barriers? Education?

Schizophrenia, and Brief Psychotic Disorders and Family Response

Briefly what are if any treatment issues of which the family needs to be aware with these three disorders? 1. Schizoaffective Disorder=(treatment issues to be aware of by the family involving a love one afflicted with this disorder) 2. Schizophrenia=(treatment issues to be aware of by the family involving a love one affl

Operational Efficiency Processes-LEAN

Background: The current healthcare environment requires that your organization operationalize itself into a "High Value Care Organization", or a healthcare organization that delivers the highest quality care and service to it's patients while reducing unnecessary costs. The demands of such change require that all employees be

Three main types of research study design and inherent biases

Describe and compare the three study designs— exploratory, descriptive, and explanatory. 1. What biases are built into these three research study designs? 2. Explain your answer 3. Provide specific examples to illustrate your points. Enter your answers below. Exploratory <Describe the bias likely in this design.>

Payment Systems for Future Healthcare Delivery

1. Will the shared risk methodology work in the future health care delivery model? 2. We are continuing our examination of risk contracting and mitigation. This is an important area in health care as we continue our struggle to control cost in this country, yet increase the quality and outcomes. What role does Shared Risk Co

Three levels of strategies within healthcare organizations

Critique an organization's functional, divisional and corporate strategies. List each of the 3 levels of strategies for your organization and analyze. For example, are the strategies congruent? Do they each support each other? Explain. If not, critique the different strategies and explain why they aren't congruent and what

HIPAA Professional Writing

Annotated Bibliography Mary Raju 06/29/15 Cheryl Hamilton Natale, M. Samuel. 2008. Exceeding our grasp: Curricular change and the challenge to the assumptive world. Journal of Business Ethics, 83(2), 127-131. Retrieved from In "Exceeding our grasp: Cur

Accountability for Success

The term quality assurance has largely been replaced by the term quality improvement. The latter reflects a continual process as the former term implies that quality has been assured. Rigorous steps inherent in the QI process usually include collection of data, planning, creating an action plan and assessing the outcome. The pro

Importance of Program Evaluations

Evaluation is a critical element when designing new programs or in determining effectiveness of existing ones. Methods of evaluation may be simplistic or elaborate. There can be an element of intimidation as staff outcomes may be analyzed. A successful technique is to engage them in the evaluative process. Not only will they be

Conflict in Health Care

Conflict arises in organizations with regularity. Conflict within the complex health care environment may be more prevalent than that found in other, less intense organizations. All conflict is not onerous. Differences of opinion can result in the generation of new, innovative processes and improved functioning. Although time-co

Patient-Centered Healthcare

The term "patient focused care" has dominated the health care environment for some time. Although widely used, its definition is illusive. This concept has been adopted for varying reasons in numerous environments. The premise is that physicians practicing patient-centered care improve their patients' clinical outcomes and sat

Effect of Healthcare Reform on Access, Cost and Quality

The new healthcare law has been in the news as of late. It was hailed by some as the end all be all for healthcare. It was supposed to allow more people access to care. It was supposed to reduce the cost of care, which is skyrocketing. It was also supposed to improve the quality of care. However, the reality of the new law is th