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Preventive Healthcare System

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

Healthcare facilities: non-profit versus for-profit

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

A health service or a health organisation.

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

Piedmont Healthcare Risk Management Program

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

The Gatekeeper System (Healthcare)

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

FEMA: Failure Mode and Effects Analysis

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

Obama Care Analysis

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

Emergent Learning Model and Strategic Management

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

Funding for Preventative Health Care Services

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

Community Health Assessment

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.

Under Access to Health Care Services in the U.S.

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.

Joint commission

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)

Incentives for Competition

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

Case Management Programs and Quality of Care

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?

4 Stages Of The Product Life Cycle

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

Medicare Part D

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

The termination of a contract with a managed care provider

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

The Skills and Abilities Needed in the Health Information Technology Field

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

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?

Medicaid and Medicare services

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?

Health Care Career: Operations Management

- 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

Utilization Management

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?

Management practices in health-related services

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.

Compensation and Reimbursement plans

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

Why did Clinton's Health Plan fail?

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

Technology and Health Care Delivery

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

Management Principles in a Healthcare Organization

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?