Are you family with Emergency Management Institute? ( http://www.training.fema.gov/EMI/ ) This agency is used to train individuals in the intricacies of emergency management. After taking a look at the site, can you tell me how you would use this organization as a hospital administrator? In addition, What are the roles of the
1. What do you consider the most important trends in medical practice in the U.S.? Discuss at least three major trends, and provide your assessment as to whether these are positive or negative trends for medical care in our country. 2. Much of the surgery once performed at American hospitals is now done at ambulatory surgery
The government is a significant payor source in healthcare. Through Medicare and Medicaid the government is picking up the tab for a significant amount of care delivered in the United States. Consider the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, signed into law in 2010 and evaluate the prospects for the future of government's
How is accountability achieved in high-performing, transformational healthcare organizations?
Would you advocate the use of cost-per-QALY league tables to inform healthcare decision making? Justify your answer.
1. A broad term commonly used for medical professionals who are not nurses and not physicians is allied health personnel. Dental Hygienist is a very well respected allied health profession. Describe the field, and be sure to include training, professional role, and other aspects to this profession. 2. The general public typi
You are part of a consultant for-profit cancer center that is considering entering the Indianapolis, Indiana market. Identify and evaluate five secondary sources of data that may be used. Describe the precise location of each source of data and how the data could be used.
You have been invited to do a presentation to the laboratory department regarding Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) compliance and electronic health records. Discuss the salient points of your presentation and why you feel it is important to include this information in your presentation. Include the
Alternatives to the current system of state-by-state licensure for health care professionals (such as registered nurses) have been considered. The most common alternative proposed has been a national system for licensure. · What would be the advantages of changing to a national system of licensure? What would be the d
In the health care industry, change occurs quickly and many times without warning. In an effort to address such changes, contingency planning is a key step in the strategic planning process. Contingency planning follows a 7-step process to achieve maximum effectiveness. Assume that you are formulating the contingency plans for a
Situation: An adolescent with incurable cancer had been hospitalized for three weeks, spending the past eight days in the intensive care unit. His physical deterioration and suffering created anguish in his father and in the health care team. The attending physician discussed, with the father, the likelihood of the adolescent
California of Jan. 2012- The Hospital Patient and Health Care Worker Injury Protection Act. How has it or will it affect health care in terms of cost? Has or will the law affect health care in terms of quality? How?
Health Care Information Systems are important in dispensing of information throughout the organization. Address health care technology that has become essential to the sharing of information via electronic communication mediums (i.e., EMR, Telehealth, HMR, etc.). - Explain each part of the key components. - Explain each part
The Emerging Competition of E-Visits: A Changing Product Life Cycle Realy Health is a company that has operated in the Health Care environment for several years. This organization has developed a platform whereby patients are able to communicate with their doctors on-line for consultations. (https://www.relayhealth.com/defaul
The Cali Clinic Javier Perez Ornalez has called a meeting of his five partners. As one of the largest gastroenterology groups in Cali, Colombia, Javier and his partners have always been viewed as leaders in the medical community. For the past two years, Javier took a leave of absence and studied in the United States at a very
Students will review the following case and conduct a root cause analysis. A 75-year-old female is an inpatient in bed #1 of Room 10 on a medical telemetry unit. She has been admitted for pneumonia. She is slightly confused. No family is with her in the hospital at this time. The nurse introduces herself to the patient, asks
I need help with identifying and discussing one rule, law, or policy that you believe might improve health care if it did not exist; being specific in citing the law/policy/rule. Identify the source of the law, providing an example of how the laws works and makes health care less than optimal.
What is a nurse's primary ethical responsibility? Do you believe that ethical behavior should not be affected by outside considerations? Why or why not?
• Health care planners could be more effective and efficient if they used the concept of the natural history of disease and the levels of prevention to design services that intervene at the weakest link in the chain of progression of specific diseases. Instead, most focus on high-technology solutions to preventable problems. A
-Choose two existing health care organizations that are in the same discipline (e.g. hospital-hospital, insurance company-insurance company, etc.). -Discuss each organization's positioning and differentiation strategies. Be sure to include the similarities and differences between these two organizations.
See the attached file. Please help with the following 3-4 paper assignment. 1. Discussing the advantages and disadvantages of conducting an external analysis. 2. Conducting an external analysis of the service area associated with the attached document (DeerCrest ). The analysis should include, at a minimum, the followi
Please provide an explanation of the following: 1. A brief summary of Michael Porter's five forces model. 2. The value of using this model in the strategic planning process. 3. Conducting a five-force analysis on the chosen physician group practice. 4. Interpret the findings from the analysis. 5. Taking into consi
What do you know and understand about financial management in health service organizations. Identify what your assumptions are; explore if you may have any biases related to your assumptions. Question your assumptions. Provide examples that influence your assumptions. Compare and contrast your assumptions and biases with the
Proposal: In this course, your group, which is a healthcare consulting group, has been contracted by the federal government to assist with a public relations campaign. The government is concerned that such a high percentage of the population is reactionary-based in their healthcare decisions and is not prevention focused. The go
Identify a nonprofit health care organization and a for-profit health care organization of your choosing. Answer the following: a) Summarize the types of services provided, clientele served, and provider groups involved. b) Compare and contrast the strengths and weaknesses of each organization from patient, provider, adminis
Consider a health service or a health organisation. What are the main components of the wider system within which this service or organisation operates? Identify the key organisational and service relationships within that system, the nature and extent of their interdependency, and the influence they have on the achievement of y
Identify and understand the various types of health care information structures and why are they important?
Please help with the following problem. What is Piedmont Healthcare's Risk Management program? Is Piedmont's Risk Management program adequate? How does Piedmont Healthcare's Risk Management program compare to that of another facility? Do Piedmont Healthcare adhere to recognized standard for risk management? What are some
In an HMO, the primary care physician acts as the "gatekeeper" to all higher levels of care that the patient may need. In theory, this means that the physician decides what is best for the patient and coordinates his or her care, while at the same times working to control costs and trying to ensure the delivery of care in the mo
What is Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA)? In the context of risk management, how can it be used to improve processes in healthcare organizations? What impact can it have on preventing sentinel events? What are JCAHO's requirements in this case? What should be said to people who believe FMEA was not design