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GOVERNMENTAL & NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS THAT ASSURE CARE QUALITY- PART 2 Assignment Overview Assume that you have been invited to provide a lecture at the annual conference of ONE of the long-term care organizations that we discussed in this module. The subject of your lecture will be how the organization that you are sp

Healthcare Research Agencies

Identify and describe an area of education and research to include the functional services, key personnel, and how the department/unit supports or is supported by other departments. Identify and describe two trends impacting education and research. Analyze and evaluate the two trends impacting education and research.

Diagnosis Related Group

See the attached file. Case Mix Index & the DRG's Under the Prospective Payment System (PPS), hospitals are paid a set fee for treating patients in a single DRG category, regardless of the actual cost of care for the individual patient. Definition of Diagnosis-Related Group (DRG).The DRG is the inpatient classifica

Behavioral Health - HITECH Act

The government has not included Behavioral Health in the HITECH Act. Why do you think they have not? What are some of the Behavioral Health challenges for EHR implementations?

Home health aid

Which of the home care and hospice legal issues are most challenging in your opinion? Why?

Death and Dying According to Elisabeth Kubler Ross

What are the five stages of grief and what happens during each stage? How might Dr. Ross react to the following scenarios: You're the caregiver of a terminal patient, who continually asks, "How sick and I; Am I going to die; Why doesn't anyone tell me what's wrong with me?" You approach the physician and he asks (with tea

Strategic Cultural Training Program

You are the Director of Training for a large, inner-city hospital network. The patients your network serves represent dozens of unique ethnic groups. According the latest data, forty-seven percent of the patients who have sought treatment in your facilities are not proficient English-speakers. The latest patient census reflected

Strategic Plan Evaluation for Long Term Care Facility

Select the long-term care facility of your choice from any currently operational U.S. long-term care facilities, and research the strategic plan it has in place. Provide a brief overview of the composition of its strategic plan. In addition, pay particular attention to the mechanisms it has in place for evaluating and selec

Strategy Comparison: Healthcare

When formulating strategies, there are 5 categories of strategy formulation available to utilize: directional strategies, adaptive, market entry, competitive, and implementation strategies. To be effective, the strategies must be formulated in a specific order. Why is it so important to formulate strategies in this specific o

The Evolution of Nursing Homes in America

Module 1 - Case Introduction to Quality Assurance in Long Term Care Assignment Overview Up to this point, you have learned a bit about rules and regulations that govern the operation of long term care facilities. Some in the long term care industry have half-heartedly joked that "long term care is more heavily regulated tha

Documentation for Statistical Reporting and Public Health

Identify a national or state registry and answer the following questions: 1.What is a brief description of the information it collects? 2.What are the uses of the information? 3.Does the information represent a primary or secondary source of data? Explain.

Portfolio Analysis for market position of healthcare organization

In a portfolio analysis, the market position of a health care organization is examined in terms of its market share and rate of service category growth. Select the hospital of choice from any hospital currently operating in the United States, and perform a portfolio analysis on it. Be sure to identify at least 8-10 product

Management and Leadership Theories in Nursing

One of the five elements of emotional intelligence is self-awareness. What behaviors would someone with strong self-awareness demonstrate within the context of leading and managing groups? Provide an example. please supply references.

Boiled Frog, Strategic Management, & Healthcare

The "boiled frog" phenomenon is a business term of significance to business in general and to strategic management in particular. Based on research, describe how this phenomenon applies to business and particularly to strategic management? Share a specific business/company example; discuss the particular situation where the

Making Strategic Decisions for a Firm

What factors must a firm take into account when evaluating whether to use internal or external strategies for growing a firm? What are the most important factors that should be considered? What are the least important? Write new message

Healthcare Administration

Application 1 Submit: Theories and Theorists o Identify two key theories in your field. (Healthcare Administration o Identify the theorist(s) and sources of the theories (key articles or books) in your discipline. o Describe the basic tenets of these theories. o Analyze the relationship between the two theories t

Healthcare checklists

"The Checklist Manifesto" by Atul Gawande suggested that the checklist method used by the airline industry and the healthcare industry can save lives. A step-by-step, detailed and intuitive checklist can ensure that people in healthcare remember to perform every step in a process and monitor each of those steps. Discuss your o

Advantages of Genetic Testing for Familiar Disease

Discuss ethics with respect to genetic testing. Would you want to know your personal risk for a genetic disease, assuming that a family history was revealed? As a parent, or potential parent, would you want to know if your child had a risk for a genetic disease? Would you test for the actual presence of a genetic disease? Ex

GE Healthcare Ethical Concerns in Developing Nations

Could you help me determine two specific ethical issues that General Electric (GE) Healthcare faced when implementing its strategy to introduce low cost diagnostic equipment to developing countries. Recommend two (2) actions that GE can take to resolve these ethical issues. Help analyzing the concepts of professional and appl

Financing Entrepreneurship

One of the primary reasons that firms fail is inadequate financial resources. Knowing this, what steps should an entrepreneur take to obtain and maintain adequate resources? What is more important -- obtaining or maintaining financial resources? Why? Please include a reference so that I can expand on this topic. Thank you

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A mother comes to your office and complains that her daughter's school is pushing HPV vaccination. She explains that her daughter is only 11-years old and is not sexually active. She asks for your advice. How do you respond? What would you tell her about the HPV vaccine? What would you tell her about HPV?

HIV Medication

A patient has recently been diagnosed as positive for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). The patient is unsure whether the medication regimen prescribed is actually helping. The patient complains of several side-effects and is especially upset because he or she was asymptomatic before beginning treatment. How would you respond?

Gonorrhoea - Social groups and Taboos

Describe the sexually transmitted disease gonorrhoea in detail. Please locate and include at least one public health information link or pamphlet. the mechanism of disease associated with your selection and discuss that in detail as well. Choose a social group or organization that a patient may belong to and describe the taboos

Excretion and joint pain

A patient comes to your office and complains of pain in their joints. The pain is constant, regardless of movement, but comes and goes in waves. The patient has no history of fractures or joint damage and arthritis testing is negative. How do you proceed? What do the symptoms suggest? On the basis of what you have learned about

Overview of a disease using Crohn's disease as an example

Select one disease of the respiratory or digestive system and overview it in detail. Please locate and include at least one image in your post. Pay special attention to the mechanism of disease associated with your selection and discuss that in detail as well. If the mechanisms seem controllable, what action would you recommend

Nutrition: High Protein, Low Carbohydrate Diets

Low carbohydrate diets have been very popular recently. Many people today are going on variations of the high-protein, low-carbohydrate diet. Describe what happens in the body when only proteins and fat are ingested but carbohydrates are excluded. Are diets that are high in proteins and fat healthy weight-loss alternatives? Wit

Pulmonary function testing in the diagnosis and treatment of asthma

A patient has recently been diagnosed with asthma. The patient is unsure whether the medication regimen prescribed is actually helping. The physician orders pulmonary function testing. What information might testing provide that will aid in the patient's treatment regimen?