Utilizing healthcare information technology can benefit the patient and provider by improving healthcare quality, reducing medical errors, increasing efficiency of care, reducing unnecessary healthcare costs, expanding access to affordable care, and improving a population's health. What are various clinical applications used
State agencies typically follow one of two general structure models: 1) the free-standing agency model, or 2) the super agency model. What are the pros and cons of each model? Which model do you think is "ideal" for a state agency and why?
Quality Assurance in Managed Mental and Behavioral Health Care Assignment Expectations Use information from the modular background readings as well as any good quality resource you can find. Please cite all sources and provide a reference list at the end of your paper. LENGTH: 3-5 Pages The following items/requireme
Do you think that the HITECH has appropriate incentives to promote innovations in IT necessary to improve operations and care delivery? Why or Why not? What is your view of healthcare HR today? What do you think are barriers to achieving the full potential of HR? Will the ACA push providers to reorganization delivery syste
The major payers in private healthcare (other than government programs) are employers, and this has been true since the inception of health insurance programs. There are several reasons why this is so, but one of the main reasons is employees are a defined risk pool based on the work performed for the company. Healthcare insuran
Write about EMR (electronic medical record) and PHR (patient health record)... 1. Compare and contrast the EMR and PHR with respect to format, content, privacy, accessibility, and legal considerations. 2. Explain what you see as the specific benefits of the PHR for the patient and for the health care provider or organization
The World Disasters Report 2000: Focus on Public Health was prepared by the International Federation of Red Cross & Red Crescent Societies. This report summarizes statistics and global trends on the impact of disasters, including economic damage, numbers of IDPs and refugees, and the efforts to prevent excess of deaths. In 1999,
How does the Federal Tort Claims Act and the processing of federal malpractice claims involve healthcare organizations?
Explain the positive and negative aspects of managed care.
Medicaid is a state-operated program funded in part by federal funds and in part by state funds. On the basis of your understanding of the statement, answer the following questions (present your answers in the context of Medicaid payment and reimbursement policies): Why was Medicaid but not Medicare designed to be state op
What is the use of contrast for treatment planning for CT?
Based on the hospital scenario below or one of your choice, please create a technology strategy/plan for patient engagement based on the NeHC/HIMSS Framework. Please address the following: What is the business problem you are addressing? What is the Strategic Initiative you are proposing? What are your short goals and long
Explain the capitol budget by addressing the following: 1. What expenses it covers 2. What's the role for the board of directors and hospital administrators in this section of the budget 3. What's the role of the medical staff in this section 4. What's the role of the community in this section of the budget.
Explain consumerism as it relates to health care delivery and also explain what you think patients could do to further the 'consumerist' movement
Which type of major disaster requires the greatest degree of preparation and training for the government and disaster relief organizations? Why? Would better planning have reduced the impact of the Indian Ocean Tsunami, explain please. Please supply references. 250 words or more.
Please identify and discuss the characteristics of each of the arenas presented: Subsidy, Financing, Reorganization, Regulation. Provide examples from policy of each. Please provide a reference to aid in the understanding.
Discuss current research that links patient safety outcomes to ADN and BSN nurses. Based on some real-life experiences, do you agree or disagree with this research?
Discuss the impact of Baby Boomers both individually and via interactions. How could this impact the future?
Using the state of Massachusetts operations and financing of its health care delivery system. Which feature from that system, if any, might be used in the United States to improve our system and what features are commonly employed in the United States that might assist in the greater efficient functioning of the system in Mas
Discuss the impact of new technologies both individually and via interactions and what could happen in the future?
Both price controls and rationing, at least in the short term, are capable of reducing overall health care costs. Nevertheless, neither of these strategies is frequently used. Why is that? Should either of these be used? Provide examples of how they are used, state whether you think these are good or bad ideas, and explain your
Knowing what we know now, describe how you would have modified the original ACA law and discuss why. If you were designing the ACA, what would you change and why? Both parts are just a clarification of the other, all part of the same response on the ACA....
Acme Health has three plans it offers to mid-size employers. 1.This basic one costs $4,000 for the employee this year, plus $2,500 for the spouse, and $2,500 for any number of children. It also has a family deductible amount of $2,000 before benefits (80% paid; 20% co-insurance) kick in. 2.The second plan costs $5,000 for th
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1. Health information managers / professionals have a variety of different roles that they are responsible for with regard to record keeping. Which role do you feel is the most important and why? Which one do you think will be the most challenging for you to implement and why? What steps could you take to address this challenge?
Do you feel that HIPAA really protects the patient? How do you think patients feel about HIPAA? Do you think that they believe it is an inconvenience or a worthwhile law?
Select your role as the CEO of a Hospital Physician group Health plan Now write a double-spaced memo to your Board of Directors outlining how your organization should create an ACO. Identify challenges and opportunities inherent in creating this structure.
Despite the offer of incentives for participation by the government, many health care organizations are still reluctant to make the switch from paper to electronic health records. What other incentives do you think can be offered that would be effective in convincing participation?
Create a file of five records that contain name, address, and telephone numbers. Begin by defining the fields in data dictionary format, and then show how you would represent these fields if you were trying to explain them to someone else.
Description of two possible challenges that you may encounter when working with a dissertation committee. Then describe two strategies for overcoming each challenge. Be specific and use examples to support your explanation. Please use these references 1. Creswell, J. W. (2009). Research design: Qualitative, quantitative, and