Share
Explore BrainMass

Health Systems and Policy

Identifying healthcare providers for a patient with chronic pain

Choosing a Health Care Provider Numerous resources now exist that allow individuals to make an informed choice of who will provide their medical care. Unfortunately, the average health care consumer is unaware of where to find information about hospitals, medical providers, and insurance coverage. Imagine that you are assisti

Electronic Health Records: The New Standard

I need some help with answering these questions on electronic health records: •Define electronic health record. •Compare and contrast an electronic health record with a hybrid electronic health record. •Discuss government and private sector intervention in the development of an EHR. •Discuss meaningful use and its

Electronic Health Record (EHR) and Fraud

Discuss an area of possible fraud in the EHR environment. How would prevent this from happening. Research the "soft" costs of an EHR Implementation, such as decreased productivity.

Healthcare Record

Research the rules and regulations of the State of Ohio, CMS and the Joint Commission. Compare and contrast 2 different requirements for health records from the regulatory agencies. (Any help would be appreciated, I cant find any regs on this)

SWOT analysis of nonprofit health care clinic

Construct a 3-5-year strategic plan that is related to a specified health care organization of any choosing. The organization may be not-for-profit or for-profit. Complete a SWOT analysis, and include the following: Internal strengths are related to resources and capabilities that effectively and efficiently allow an organiza

Failed Health Care Strategy

Consider the biotechnology failure of Columbia HCA. What were the causes of the failure? Was an inappropriate strategy selected in the first place? If so, exactly why was it inappropriate? Was a reasonably suitable strategy chosen, but then incompetently implemented? In exactly what ways was the implementation faulty?

Threats and Public Health

A two-paragraph statement that details the highlights of the development of public health in the U.S. Once this statement has been developed, assess whether or not the structure of organized public health systems in the U.S. appropriately matches the current state of public health. Support your position.

Turning Healthcare Policy into Legislation

J.W. Kingdon describes the agenda setting stage of policy formulation as a function of the confluence of three "streams" of activities: problems, possible solutions to the problems, and political circumstances (see Longest page 163). According to this metaphor, all three streams must be present for the policymaking process to mo

Health Care Informatics Virtual Assistant

******Please read the comment of the feasibility and give your reaction to this technology****** Next IT sent its virtual personal assistant tech to medical school. The result is Alme for Healthcare, a virtual health assistant that understands medical language and can have conversations with patients. The goal is to provide a

Development of U.S. healthcare facilities

Can you give me some guidelines as to how to answer this question? Describe the development of U.S. healthcare facilities in the 20th and early 21st centuries. What have been the major developments and primary drivers of change in U.S. healthcare facilities over the past one hundred years?

Health Information Management

Imagine you are a software developer/inventor. For purposes of this discussion, there are no boundaries. Explain your invention thoroughly (features, costs, training needed to operate, and hardware requirements) and then outline its benefits to the health information system, and its benefits to patients as well.

Electronic Healthcare Record Value

Value is the combination of quality and costs. Do you think the EHR's have value? Why or Why not? Provide support to the question. Thank you

(EHR) Electronic Health Records System

A Milestone is used in project management to indicate the completion of a specific activity in a project. Milestones must be clear, specific, significant and usually must be met by a specific time if the project is to be on time. People sometimes refer to milestones as goals, and in effect they are, but in project management

Health care competence evidence-based project implementation

Strategies for health care cultural competence evidence-based project implementation and evaluation plan Who needs to be brought on board to implement the change? What sought of interprofessional collaboration is required? What are the key messages that each group need to hear? What sort of prepara

The Future of Healthcare

Identify the factors that will be required for future change in the health care industry pertaining to quality improvement, patient safety, and risk management. What are the obstacles in improving quality of care? How ought financing of quality initiatives to take place and whose responsibility is it for oversight? What role, if

RFI (Request for Information) and RFP (Request for Proposal)

In an entry titled "RFI/RFP Reflection," reflect on the RFI/RFP process. Explain the purpose and benefits of developing a RFI/RFP in detail, the purpose of the documents that support the process, and what you have learned from developing a RFI/RFP. Please provide at least 3 paragraphs and provide references that are not websi

Is Experience Over-Rated?

Please read the article below: "Is Experience Overrated?" provide a summary of thoughts you may have related to this article. Each summary is to include at least 150-200 words and provide at least one scholarly/peer reviewed reference ---- Is Experience Overrated? Karlene M. Kerfoot, PhD, RN, CNAA, FAAN Nurs Econ. 2013;

Electronic medical records and Health Level Seven standards

1. What are the benefits of EMRs? (125 words) 2. What are the negative aspects of EMRs? (125 words) 3. How do Health Level Seven (HL7) standards facilitate the sharing of clinical data? 4. What were the issues that HIPAA was to address? How well has it worked thus far? *Please include a reference for each response

Defining Health and Identifying Influences on Healthcare Policy

Discuss whether the World Health Organization's (WHO) definition of health as "a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity" is still relevant. In what ways is it flawed? Describe at least one influence on health care policy that may contribute to the perception of

Health Systems: Learning Organization Culture

Do you think that we should be moving towards a learning organisation culture within health systems? Support your answer with examples of the potential positive and negative impacts on public health practice.

Health Law and Regulations

1) Explain the role of governmental regulatory agencies and its effect on the health care industry. 2) Provide at least two examples of laws and regulations currently faced by the health care industry. Examples of such laws may include access to care, discrimination, health care privacy and security, employment, and so on.

Psychiatric Nurse and Health

Discuss how a Psychiatric Nurse may use the following approaches: medical, behavioural changes, empowerment, and social policy, to promote health.

Identifies a surveillance system that addresses diabetes and it's prevalence

Topic: The National Diabetes Surveillance System provides resources documenting the public health burden of diabetes and its complications in the United States. Go to http://apps.nccd.cdc.gov/DDTSTRS/default.aspx Provide an overview of the surveillance system and the data you reviewed. Please provide the sensitivity, speci

Compare and Contrast the Health Systems of Vietnam and Jordan

Please use a comparison and contrast with the health systems of Vietnam and Jordan. This should include the organization, financing, culture, wealth, history and environmental factors. It does not have to include all of them actually you can leave out the organization and financing.

Impact of Health Policies on Health Services

What is the impact of health policies on health services in terms of the money, human resources, and technology used to produce these services? Please include a discussion on each of the three areas.