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Should there be caps on medical malpractice damages allowed in litigation? Should the government payer of healthcare have its costs paid for medical treatment set at the average of the medical fees paid by private insurance?

Public health assessment

What are the most important factors in the successful development and management of public health assessment activities, including leadership?

Describe Medicaid, what it is, who covers and how it gets paid

Medicaid is one of the major forms of government insurance programs in the United States. Using the resources available for this unit and any other resources you may find, discuss the characteristics of the Medicaid program. Your answer should include information such as (but not limited to) the following: ? the purpose of the

Describe what is Medicare-managed care plan, its advantages or disadvantages.

Medicare is one of the most widely used government insurance programs. Many individuals who are eligible for Medicare choose to enroll in a Medicare-managed care plan. Discuss some of the advantages and disadvantages of enrolling in a Medicare-managed care plan. When eligible, would you choose to enroll in a plan? If yes, why wo

Healthcare and Intellectual Properties are they important? and if so why?

Think of two common, current health care firms with which you are familiar. What types of intellectual properties do you think they own? What factors do you think they considered in determining what their intellectual property is and how that may affect their firm and other firms in the health care industry?

Planning and time management

Describe the relationships between an organization's mission statement, vision, values, strategies, goals, objectives, and action plans. What are the implications for management of the statement, "the population of the U.S. is growing, graying, and diversifying?" What issues should the manager consider when preparing cap

Medical record information

Writing a paper on the pros and cons of moving medical information from paper to a computer based system. Need help discussing HIPPA privacy and security rules and how they could impact a transition from paper to the computer based system. Looking for good website and direction to help discuss the pros and cons.

Twenty questions on managed care and integrated organizations, long term care, health services for special populations, cost, access and quality and health policy are answered in a simple way.

Imagine you are sharing Sunday dinner with your extended family. Over dinner, the discussion turns to health care.... Managed Care and Integrated Organizations 1. Grandpa has heard about this new-fangled expression, managed care. Explain managed care to him in terms that he can understand. 2. Grandpa also wants to kno

Healthcare

Assignment 2: Stereotyping Read all parts (1 to 7) of the article "Influence of Patients' Socioeconomic Status on Clinical Management Decisions: A Qualitative Study" at http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/570581. Use the following: Username: h3001 Password: h3001 If a physician's recommendations are influenced by t

The right to healthcare

React to the following assertion: "Managed Care is good for American Healthcare. Consider the following questions while reacting: What is the impact of managed care on providers of healthcare? How does it affect their freedom to make choices, their incomes, and job satisfaction? What is the impact of managed care on patients

Health assignment

Expert View Read all parts (1 to 7) of the article 'The American Healthcare "System" in 2005' at http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/496865. Use the following: Username: h3001 Password: h3001 Do you agree with the expert's opinion on the following points? No one is in charge of the U.S. healthcare system. Ther

Provide an over view Fundamentals of database characteristics and structure. 2. Various types of medical data and information records relevant to this project. 3. Remember, your committee is mostly comprised of clinicians and other healthcare practitioners. Accordingly, they do not have a great deal of technical knowledge related to information systems.

For this case assignment, you will be assuming the role of a lead person on a technology review committee at a multi-facility regional hospital. Your committee has been tasked with evaluating the plausibility and possible selection of a new health information system that will enable the hospital to electronically collect and sha

Medical Profession Responsibilities

Identify the federal law that governs Protected Health Information (PHI) and briefly discuss the elements of compliance. Describe two specific examples of improper privacy disclosure and discuss the challenges of maintaining strict confidentiality in a medical office setting. There are several components: 1) Identify the

Implications of Inaccurate Patient Data in Health Care

How might inaccurate data captured during the inpatient encounter result in harm to the patient? How can such errors be minimized? For your organization, how is the data that is collected daily mainted to ensure it is of the highest quality possible?

Change Process - Healthcare

1. Discuss the most effective change process you have seen implemented. Why do you believe it was effective? What changes would you have made to make the change process even more effective? 2. Where does change originate? Does the point of origin have an effect on the degree of success of the change? If so, what are the res

The organizational environment

1. How do the governance models of health systems differ according to the context of the organizational environment? Please specify the environmental context and the governance model appropriate to it. 2. What are constraints or facilitating factors that hinder or help promulgate the vision, mission, and philosophy of your o

Leadership in Health Services

INSTRUCTION: 1. Please select a peer-reviewed journal and from it select an experimental research article that addresses the: Leadership in Health Services any model or theory. 2. Identify this article's Problem Statement and Purpose Statement. 3. Summarize the Problem Statement in your own words and describe its re

Issues about health care

1.In 2004, 32.7 percent of Hispanic families, 19.7 percent of black families and 11.3 percent of non-Hispanic white families had difficulty accessing care because of lack of health insurance (U.S. Government Census Data: http://www.census.gov). What do these figures tell us about how race and ethnicity affect access to healthca

Health care administrative agencies

We seem to live in fear of health care administrative agencies. Health care organizations cringe with the mention of governmental surveys, not to mention state and hospital sponsored surveys, such as JCAHO. Why should we even care about them?

HealthCare Reform Research.

1. What kind of universal health care systems are available? 2. Is universal healthcare an economically feasible option for the United States? 3. Will the implementation of a universal health care system affect the level and quality of care we receive?

Closing the gap on cultural competency

In order to decrease disparities of care to minorities or those that are of different cultural heritage, the medical profession needs to learn cultural competency. Access the Internet and find resources regarding cultural competency. Write a paper on your findings on cultural competency. Be sure to address the following: (1)

Workforce Shortages in Health Care

I) There were several different reasons listed for workforce shortages in healthcare. List the top three reasons you believe there is a shortage and write a 500-750-word essay detailing your reasons. Remember to specifically address the following in your reasoning: (1) Consider some short-term solutions. (2) Consider some