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Health Care Management

Alternative Health is emphasized.

Briefly summarize and critique the Western scientific paradigm, which should addresses the questions that appear below: 1. What is the Western scientific paradigm, and what are its implications for health care in the U.S.? 2. What are some the problems associated with applying this paradigm in a culturally d

Quality management is articulated.

Please describe cause and effect (fishbone) diagram and an example of its use in healthcare. Please describe check sheets and an example of its use in healthcare. Please describe when and how sentinel event and root cause analysis (RCA) are used in the Performance Management Process.


How do regulatory agencies assist in providing benchmarking data? What is the approach and process in regards to benchmarking? Please include reference so I can gather more material.

Quality Assurance in Managed Care

Please conduct research and prepare a response that responds to or discusses the following: 1. Managed care philosophy and initiatives directed at prevention and health maintenance 2. The nature of the problem of vaccinations and access to vaccines relative to prevention and health maintenance 3. The steps taken to impro

Health Regulation and Knowledge Application

1. What is the role of government in regulating behavior and providing resources? Support your answer. 2. How will you as a healthcare consumer continue to expand your knowledge base to better take care of yourself and your family? What are you doing that is different as a result of the information you received in this cour

Professional Integration in a Healthcare Organization

Identify one hospital or health care organization that has experienced success from professional integration. Explain what type of integration was implemented and what kind of changes were made in the integration process.

Physician-hospital Arrangements

Please provide assistance with the following questions: ------------------ Choose 2 types of physician-hospital arrangements and address the following questions: Compare the major points of these 2 types as they pertain to: (a) Physician-hospital relationships. (b) Which in your eyes is more effect

Health care changes

Many healthcare organizations have changed their conceptual approach to their structure and methods, so as to be in alignment with the Process Centered Concept. The "centeredness" aspect is the patient. Preent an example of a healthcare organization that has undertaken such a change and explains "how it is done."

Ideas are listed to create a community health social marketing program.

This job offers some assistance with the overview of community health plan and how to get started: Community Health Social Marketing Program: Prepare a presentation for a social marketing plan for deployment and evaluation of the suggested community health initiative. Overview of Community Health Plan Discuss role of Soci

How would you communicate in this situation?

A middle-aged patient has awoken from surgery. He begins screaming for someone to talk to about his condition. Earlier in the day, he was told by his doctor that his surgery revealed intestinal cancer. No one has been in to see him since that conversation. The patient doesn't understand why a hospital that is supposed to want to

Health Care Policy and the Role of Government

1. Is the role of the government in the shaping of national policy increasing? Why may this be either harmful or beneficial? 2. What are the stances of the Republican and Democratic parties on some of the current health care polices? Thank you.

Medicaid and Medicare

Discuss the evolution of health care delivery in terms of the current health care systems of Medicaid and Medicare.

Health Care Accreditation

I need some ideas and help with these questions. Thank you. ------------------ What is accreditation? Why is it important? What organizations accredit managed care organizations in the U.S.? What is involved in the accreditation process? (In other words, what do they look at? Do they make site visits?) Wh

Managed Health Care

A few years ago, some opined that managed care was either dead or nearly dead. Years later, managed care seems stronger than ever, or is it? 1. What is managed care and where did it come from? 2. Why did some speak of the death of managed care? 3. What is the current state of managed care in the U.S. health care s

Medical Profession Responsibilities

Discuss the challenges of rapid growth and/or creating high revenues by treating patients in a medical setting, including ethical challenges of increasing volume to increase profit e.g. profits versus ethics.

Health Care Delivery Systems

There are 10 characteristics and components of the US health care delivery system. Discuss at least 2 of the characteristics in each question: What impact or influence have the characteristics of the health care delivery system had on health behaviors of the populations? What impact or influence have the characteristic

Pay for performance

Address the following as it pertains to Pay for Performance: A one paragraph definition/description of Pay for Performance. How pay for performance might change the way health care leaders manage their organizations. What actions health care administrators should take to better prepare for this trend? How consumer-d

What is driving change in the healthcare workforce?

What is driving change in the healthcare workforce? What can health care leaders do now to ensure that their workforces and affiliated providers are well positioned for the future? How can healthcare leaders engage their workforces in future planning?

Nursing shortage

Address one of the following two issues from either a staffing or motivation perspective: The nursing shortage. Diversity within the health care workforce. It should address actionable tactics health care administrators can take to address this key health care staffing/motivational issue. Use a bullet format to list you

Emergency & Diasater Management in Public Health

After reading the attached Press Release: Public Report Card on Readiness Says Nation has Much Work to do. Please discuss the following: Millions of dollars have been spent providing disaster preparation information and encouraging individuals and families to prepare. The results of the national survey using the new Public Re

Management of Health Services Organizations

A Managerial Model for Health Care: Leadership Styles Describe the leadership style that is most effective in the health care organization of Psychology today. Be sure to defend your stated position with evidence and key facts from available resources. Please use citations/references.

Implementing IT Initiatives for a Healthcare Organization

What is the most important critical success factor when implementing an IT initiative for a healthcare organization? Basically what factor or step in the process of implementing an IT project into an organization is the most important?

Management of Health Services Organization.

What is the key managerial issue faced by health care managers today? What make this issue so significant? How is this different than a key issue in years past? Document any citations used.

HIPAA, NPP and business Associate Agreements

What are your opinions and thoughts on: please note give opinions on ALL 3 questions: Thanks. 1. Why do you think HIPAA privacy is important to healthcare? 2. What is a NPP? Do you always need one? 3. Do you have business associate agreements in place at your work?

Requirements of Secure Storage Systems

I have to read an article attached and then based on information noted in the article, I need to discuss concerns or guidelines that I would consider if I were leading a clinical research project that required the retrieval and use of patient record information. Any help would be much appreciated. Thank you.

Virtual House Call

Explain what a "virtual house call" is. How does this method compare with the traditional doctor's office visit in terms of patient-doctor relationship? How does it compare financially? What kind of interaction and information access does it provide to patients? If you were a caregiver, would it be beneficial to you? Explain you

Emerging Standards of Care

The setting would be any general tertiary hospital. Your help is greatly appreciated. I need help getting started. Emerging Standards of Care Review emerging standards of culturally competent care. Here are possible resources to use: a. DHHS Office of Minority Health; b. National Cent