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You are the head administrator for Sundown Community Hospital.

Please help me get started with this....along with some ideas! You are the head administrator for Sundown Community Hospital. The board of directors has directed you to enter into a joint venture agreement with Central Park Medical Group, a physician group practice whose patient population (60%) consists of Medicare patients

Health Care Organizations

Need help with getting started with this! The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations (JCAHO) requires reporting of what are called sentinel events. After thorough research please respond to the following questions: Explain the basics of Sentinel Event Reporting, including Root Cause Analysis, proc

Collective action in health care.

Collective action can be defined as: the pursuit of a goal or set of goals by more than one person. Therefore, I have chosen this as the aspect of my report. However now I have chosen it, I'm trying to link it to leadership in healthcare. The reason I thought it would be a good aspect because the report is based upon a leadersh

Contracts

Please identify and descibe an expressed contract found in health care? Thank You,

Homeless Families: Disparity in Health Care delivery

Teaching plan to affect change and create awareness of the homeless families in hospital setting to the realities of health disparities and the barriers to health care that challenge wellness interventions. The goal is to identify barriers in the workplace that impede understanding of vulnerable populations and thus impact the d

Implementation of Organizational Change

This solution is for a graduate level Healthcare organizational course. Please identify and discuss some of the pros and cons of conflict in the implementation of organizational change.

Political Competence and Corporate Citizenship

Senior executives from a variety of organizations are often called to testify about health policy issues. It is in the organization's best interest if these executives are both politically competent and good corporate citizens. 1. In general terms, what knowledge, skills, and individual behaviors must an executive have to be

Healthcare Economics - Shift from Inpatient Services to Outpatient Services

Over time many procedures have shifted from inpatient services to outpatient services. This shift has gone far enough to prompt CMS to define certain procedures as inpatient only under the APC classification process. What's an example of a shift from inpatient to outpatient services and how this process affect healthcare? Doe

Microeconomics vs Macroeconomics

Microeconomics is "the study of the operations of the components of a national economy, such as individual firms, households, and consumers." (http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/microeconomics) Macroeconomics is "the study of the overall aspects and workings of a national economy, such as income, output, and the interrela

Draft a statement of patient rights and responsibilities

The Strategic Planning Committee has approached you, as the Medical Compliance Coordinator, to draft a statement of patient rights and responsibilities. 1. Propose a list of bulleted rights and responsibilities, along with a rationale for them. 2. Be sure that the rights and responsibilities you list are consistent wit

Quality Culture

Explain why it is important to establish a quality culture within a healthcare organization. How might a quality manager utilize process improvement data management tools to bring about positive change?

Subsidization of Health care

If loans, emergency financial assistant, and even on-going subsidization are provided in other industries, then why not make these available to hospitals? Ideas are generated to validate.

Health Policymaking

Visit the congressional website that documents the hearing, "Strengthening and Improving Medicare" (http://energycommerce.house.gov/reparchives/108/Hearings/04092003hearing868/hearing.htm). the name of one witness, Susan Rawlings, (see the section "Witness List & Prepared Testimony"). Post a summary of that witness's testimony

Quality Care Improvements

Why is it important to take a systematic approach to improving quality care? What issues should be addressed to bring positive change to the improvement process?

Diabetes Workshop - Community Assessment

You have been asked to present a diabetes workshop at your local community center. How will a community assessment aid in the development of this workshop? Support your answer.

Literacy - Low literacy leads to health problems

Employee Benefit News had an article titled "Low literacy leads to health problems". In the article the U.S. Surgeon General is quoted as saying "health literacy can save lives, save money and improve the health..." Have you ever considered literacy a health issue? This is an area beyond having a different language! What abo