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
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
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?
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
Standards for services are growing in every segment of the health care industry. Why might this contribute to a barrier for standardizing public health services?
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.
An article describing the new level of responsibility in healthcare in JCAHO sentinel event policies is attached with questions realted to the article.
The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) has mandated that organizations have policies in place by January 2009 for codes of conduct for employees. Evaluate the Sentinel Event article (The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, 2008) provided in the readings above and writ
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
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
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
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
Briefly review the sample privacy and security policies from the following three highly recognized healthcare organizations: Beth Israel Mayo Georgetown
Briefly review the sample privacy and security policies from the following three highly recognized healthcare organizations: Beth Israel 1 Mayo 2 Georgetown 3 Be sure to focus on the similarities and differences among them. Once you have completed your brief assessment, answer the following questions in two-three (f
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
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
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?
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
1. Which human capital development methods are most appropriate for health service organizations and why? 2. What are economic and non-economic rationales for employee assistance programs? 3. Under what conditions might a health service organization not opt to participate in public reimbursement programs? Provide refere
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
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
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
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?
Please help with he following health care management problem. Provide at least 300 words in the solution. Describe the ethical relationships between risk management, quality assurance, and resource allocation issues.
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?
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)
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
Historical trends in health care costs and recommendations for improvement-PowerPoint presentation (2 full content slides, 1 cover slide and 1 reference slide).
Describe the historical trends in health care costs and provide detail recommendations for improvements-Includes PowerPoint presentation of trends, recommendations, and references.
Four Components of Health Care Select a current health care bill that addresses one on the four components of health care and write a 1,000-1,250-word paper on its impact on health services in your community. Include the following: (1) Identify and summarize which component of health care the bill addresses. (2) Descri
How are the above impeded in primary prevention in the current US Health system?
Please help with the following problem. Provide at least 200 words in the solution. You have been appointed to head the local division of a health care management organization. Your supervisor asks you to pick a method of evaluating the performance of the health care team. What method would you choose? What other methods co