When analyzing an expense report of a general medical floor in a hospital what are some benchmarking techniques that can be used to avoid budget variences and those that might improve budget accuracy in future forecasts.
Include information such as but not limited to the following: purpose of the program eligibility benefits of the program procedure to submit a claim for each program
You are the newly hired HR director in a health care facility that employs 1000 workers. The majority are direct patient care workers, but of course there are ancillary workers as well. You build the scenario from here, stating where you are located, the resources you have to do your job, and after providing that information.
Identify and discuss the standards by which a health care system may be evaluated Apply the standards of evaluation in comparing and contrasting the U.S. and Canadian system Apply the standards of evaluation in evaluating personal coverage Please cite sources.
Identify the basic functions and complexities of the health care delivery system in the United States. Distinguish between the various components of the health care delivery system. Citations needed.
Read the following scenario. You have registered as a patient at the Norwalk Walk-In Clinic. You observe the following. The registration sheet, which you signed, lists all of the names of the people who have registered that day. It is left on the counter of the registration table. Once you have signed in, you are immediately
How can human resource management provide a return on investment in health care?What actions can you take to promote and manage your own career?
-Under what specific circumstances would you consider it to be appropriate to incorporate pay for performance in health care? -State one advantage and one disadvantage of utilizing pay surveys to address salaries offered to employees.
There are many ways that confidentiality, privacy, and respect can be violated on campus and in practice. It can be as simple as faculty having a conversation about a student , or interns discussing a patient, that is overheard. It can also be complicated. For instance, electronic storage of patient files that are stolen and sol
Explain why it appears that unionization within health care is increasing while union membership in the total work force continues to decline. Why are unions targeting heath care?
Why does health care cost so much? Does everyone receive the same amount of care?
How does health technology assesment and information therapy affect health care information systems?
I need help with the following: How are the trends of "health technology assessment" and "information therapy" driving changes in health care information systems? Please provide me with two specific examples.
I need help with the following questions. Any insight would be great. 1. What does it mean for a health care organization to be an "Intelligent Healthcare Organization." 2. What are five essential parameters/components? Why? 3. Which of these is the single most important to achieving Intelligent Healthcare Organiza
I need help with the following. I am having trouble finding resources so as much info as you can get would be great. "Analyze and evaluate what you believe to be the top three most significant trends/issues in managed care today. Justify, providing explanations for your three choices". Thank you.
I need help with the following: Determine two advantages and two disadvantages from the healthcare organization's perspective for requiring a Certificate of Need (CON)? Identify 3 states that require a CON be submitted to state and regional review agencies for any new or upgraded healthcare facilities.
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?
I need help with the following: Why are the following important in a hospital's strategic planning and healthcare delivery? -Systems should provide a clear definition of governance roles, responsibilities, and authority among the hospital system and should provide formal and information education for those responsibile for
What are the most important factors in the successful development and management of public health assessment activities, including leadership?
What are the major challenges in determining the most critical population health issues that must be addressed in a community?
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