Patty is a medical assistant in a family practice office. She receives a telephone call from Ms. Smith, the mother of one of the practice's patients. Ms. Smith is concerned about her 19-year-old daughter because her daughter has not been feeling well lately. Ms. Smith's daughter recently saw the doctor but did not share any of t
An often stated problem with health information systems is fragmentation. Why is this problem? Discuss the various reasons for fragmentation and the perseverance of this despite the growing consensus about integration. What is done to counter this fragmentation, at various levels (global, national, etc)? What are necessary prere
What is HIPAA? What are 2 major rules of HIPAA that deal with privacy? How can HIPAA affect the way a company does business? What are some ways to protect patient information so that the practice is HIPAA compliant? references please
Bureaucratization and centralization of health care information eroded medical confidentiality? How important is it that your own medical information be kept private? Have concerns about privacy (or its lack) ever affected decisions you have made about your own health care? Are these cases where society benefits significantly when medical information is released? Do you think that medical confidentiality should be breached in these cases?
Medical information is one of the most private issues that most people have. I would imagine that young people if they are relatively healthy never even consider these issues. Their parents pay for their health insurance and they may or may not have to work for a living until after graduating from college. As we get older,
Based on this definition of â??systemâ? as a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole. I need to get another persons opinion on this question. I think that the health care system as it stands now is not a system but mostly independent. I also feel that right now the health care system has no
Please offer some insight about the medical liability system.
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Considering the rising costs of healthcare, and the current economic climate what is the affect of healthcare costs for the individual and their employer (need one source and a minimum of 250 words, not to include the actual question or the citation
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Hi. I read the following material below: - Sentinel Initiative. - Harvard Medical School's presentation on Defining and Evaluating Possible Database Models to Implement the FDA Sentinel Initiative. I now need to summarize possible database models for the FDA Sentinel Initiative and conclude with some recommendations
You are a physician in a busy urban primary care clinic that is owned by a giant not-for-profit healthcare company, MegaCare. Your patients are primarily low-income (Medicaid), racially and ethnically diverse from you, and you are aware that they frequently canâ??t make appointments due to economic barriers, including the $10
Identify 6 to 8 values a healthcare organization should embrace and enact to be accepted by the community and by the individuals it serves.
Read the "Bankruptcy of Allegheny Health Education and Research Foundation (HERF) on page 368 of the course text. Select one of the board's practices. Identify and discuss the problems with the practice you have selected. Suggest ways the practice could be modified/changed in order to eliminate the problems you identified. S
Strategic Management differs from health policy planning. Each method will be described and analyzed. Strategic management is organization specific and has a specific plan for the organization. Health policy planning is initiated by state and local agencies.
In order for organizations to be successful different alternatives are used to get ahead of the game. Strategic management is organization specific. Health policy planning is is derived from outside agencies.
Write a detailed discussion that addresses the following: a) Describe the components of a healing hospital and their relationship to spirituality. b) What are the challenges of creating a healing environment in light of the barriers and complexities of the hospital environment? c) Include any biblical aspects that you belie
How does HR in a health care setting affect productivity of existing staff?
What is the historical evolution of regulatory policies in the health care industry? Describe the oversight agency. Describe the impetus for the policy; how the policy is implemented, including problems or loopholes/weaknesses in implementation. What are the penalties for violation associated with each regulatory compliance law?
Write a memo to an appropriate government agency requesting a change in the policy or program you have selected. The policy or program must be health care related and current, such as a request for additional funding for a mental health program for indigent person. Clearly identify stakeholders (patients, professional g
Read the article "Five Myths of Socialized Medicine" at http://www.cato.org/pubs/catosletter/catosletterv3n1.pdf. React to the article. Do you agree or disagree with the facts cited? Can you verify the facts? Do the facts as stated in the article support the conclusions? What do the conclusions imply for healthcare policy? H
Research and discuss the role of the Belmont Report in establishing ethical guidelines for conducting research and experimentation.
Evaluate the ethical principles used in resolving ethical dilemmas, and identify specific ethical issues that may have sociological, economic, legal or political implications. Research and discuss the role of the Belmont Report in establishing ethical guidelines for conducting research and experimentation.
What are the effects of HIPAA regulations on program evaluation? How would these influence collecting data at your organization?
How does a family work as a system in promoting the health of its members? Please include a reference
(Hospital) 1). An analysis of the external environment is an important aspect of being able to strategically manage an organization. Identify and briefly discuss two areas to consider when trying to determine the impact of competition as a part of an environmental analysis. 2). Why is it important for an organization to c
1. Discuss the Nuremberg Code and Declaration of Helsinki in relation to the United States Federal Regulations (45CFR46) on research with human subjects. Questions and issues that you might want to address include, but are not limited to: Human beings have a tendency to deny the truth, particularly when it has to do with ethical
1. In what circumstances are health care providers required to report otherwise protected health information and to whom? 2. Are the recently issued HIPAA regulations regarding transmission, privacy and security of protected health information necessary, regardless of the burden and cost of compliance?
I need some help on how to start and some references. I really appreciate the help. The following Scenario: In a service-related Health Care organization with a staff to patient ratio of approximately 1:100, your role is to assess the quality of security of patient medical records. What technology threats might this org
Please identify the four sets of standards and why they are important to HIPAA implementation. Do you need to implement all four sets? Yes and No, why? Explain. please use APA citations, and answer in essay format please? hanks.
Please help me to get this started: Research the conduct of the Wisconsin Chiropractic Association (WCA) and: * discuss the role of the FTC and the public policy considerations against anti-competitive behavior. * explain why the conduct of the WCA was deemed as anti-competitive behavior by the Federal Trade Commission
This solution is for a graduate level nursing practicum course. My organization currently has a consumer relations department that deals with various concerns and patient care services is captured under this department but I am currently working in the women's healthcare division where we are currently working on changing practi
What are the three interconnected phases of health policy making? How do they affect each other? What are the major activities in the formulation, implementation, and evaluation/modification stages? How does economics apply to health care policy?