In 2010, the United States passed landmark health care legislation when President Obama's health care plan passed in the U.S. Congress. However, despite its promise to provide health care coverage for a number of groups previously unable to obtain coverage, many Americans are dissatisfied with the components of the plan. Thi
Compare and contrast the analytical model of strategic management with the emergent, learning model. Which is most appropriate for health care managers and why? Provide very short rationale for health care organization's adoption of strategic management
Although preventative services such as routine well-care visits and immunizations have often shown to be beneficial in terms of preventing future, more expensive, health care encounters, not all insurance plans offer reimbursement for such things. In addition, health care policies have only recently begun to recognize the "worth
How can a community health assessment be used as a tool to address community health care needs.?Think of international global communities for your examples.
Describe how health care financing in the United States may promote under access to health care services by some and overutilization by others. Desribe one critical change that could be made to alleviate this issue, and explain how and why it would be beneficial.
Visit the organization's website at http://www.jointcommission.org/ When you have reviewed the website, you are to choose one of the following topics on which to base your final project: •History of the JC (you may choose all or part of the years)
Market forms and increased competition create incentives to use resources efficiently and increase the quality of the services provided. Critically evaluate this statement with a focus on the health field
Are case management programs more concerned with reducing cost or improving the quality of care? What are some limitations and strengths of a case management program? Will case management programs become a medical program necessity in the future? How important are gatekeepers to the case management process?
The majority of marketing activities within a health care organization revolve around the marketing of services. Service marketing tends to present different challenges than marketing a product. A product is tangible and services are intangible. The Product Life Cycle has four phases. Please help me identify and describe each
What is Medicare Part D? Find at least two online sources of information describing the main objectives of the program and discussing the issues challenging the implementation of the program. This information should pertain to the period before and just after the implementation of the program (January, 2006). Medicare Part D
There are specific reasons based on which a managed care organization (MCO) could terminate a contract with a provider. Choose two of the main reasons, and explain under what circumstances this termination of a managed care contract would occur. Provide reasons for your answer. What are some of the ramifications of contract term
Describe the essential knowledge, skills, and abilities that are necessary to meet the current and future demands in the Health Information Technology field. List two Health Information Technology professional organizations you feel are important to the field and describe why they are important.
Cohort segmentation is a method used to segment the market for the greatest strategic implications. Please help me find a healthcare related service, product, or organization on one of a multitude of social networking sites. Which cohort segmentation section is the service, product, or organization geared for on the site?
What are the main differences between Medicaid and Medicare services? What main problems or factors have caused continued financial hardships for these programs? What are the different services provided by the Medicare and Medicaid programs? Do you feel there is a need to have two different programs? Why or why not?
Describe empowerment strategies used by health care leaders.
- Describe an Operations Manager career in the health care continuum. - Identify two or three services and products within the selected career. - Identify the workforce roles within the services and products. - Discuss the impact of the roles on the health care organizations. Create a diagram with the career choice as the
What are the different elements of a medical organizations utilization management plan and how do they contribute to health care quality? What are two weaknesses of the plan and why would they be weakness? What would be ways in which the weaknesses can be overcome?
What do you consider to be the most important attributes of good management practice? Discuss in relation to examples of good management of health-related services that you have encountered.
Please help with the following problem. Include at least one reference as part of the solution. What is the difference between capitation and fee for service (FFS)? Describe the type of market appropriate for each reimbursement method. Support your answer by providing an example of a managed care organization using either of
Please synthesize your understanding of why Clinton's Health Plan was unsuccessful. Discuss the features of the Clinton health care reform plan and provide reasons why it failed and describe the influence of the various interest groups and governmental entities during this process. Make sure to discuss both the policy process an
As a member of ABC Consultants, you have been hired by a large organization to develop an innovative approach using current technology in health care delivery. This can be a product, a service, or an application. Choose an organization in a sector including, but not limited to, pharmaceutical, insurance, manufacturing, so
Describe with specific examples how at least five management principles, methods, theories, or tools studied can positively impact change in a healthcare organization. How can we utilize this material in the healthcare field?
The changes in health care delivery environments have resulted in positive clinical and financial outcomes across the continuum of care. Homecare is an example of an environment that is being used more in the industry. What are the services provided by homecare? Are there financial benefits to using homecare services? And,
Please provide a discussion for the following issue. Experts suggest that pressures placed upon medical professionals, specifically, doctors, are resulting in a decline in interest in this profession. Discuss your position on this argument and propose a remedy to this problem that is logical and reasonable.
Discuss the four basic types of conflict ( goal, cognitive, effective and procedural). Which type of conflict do you think occurs most often in healthcare? What are some of the pros and cons of conflict?
Currently most health insurance operates on a fee-for-service payment schedule. However, with healthcare's ever-evolving structure, perhaps a different model would be more beneficial to promote improved health outcomes while reducing healthcare costs. Knowing this, how would you change and improve the U.S. healthcare system as
Use three scholarly research articles on the role of leadership in managing quality initiatives in healthcare. Use articles that demonstrate three different styles of leadership, e.g. servant, transformational, transactional, etc. Briefly summarize the articles and compare/contrast it to transformational leadership.
Examples of how the community can be involved in determining services that can be provided to targeted populations. Specific strategies community and organizational leaders can use to ensure needs are met.
1. Give a brief overview of healthcare spending. 2. What are 3 main point about healthcare spending in the hospital setting with each main point please give an extensive explanation with an example.
Do you feel managed care plans are the solution to the health care crisis in the United States? Support your response. Give an example. How do you feel direct marketing affects the cost of prescription medications?