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.
The office manager of the physician practice office where you work has assembled a team to assess the pros and cons of moving from paper-based medical records to computer-based medical records. The office is considered a covered entity under HIPAA regulations. You are a member of that team. After much analysis, the practice has
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?
Why should health care managers use available federal, state, and local sources of population health data for planning?
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
Who should control the selection and distribution of knowledge in health care? Why?
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