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    Compassion Fatigue as Stress Disorder

    How often do you find yourself on the edge of compassion fatigue (with your family, your friends, your coworkers, your patients, your clients)? Do you think they can read it in your face? What can you do to be sure you have the emotional reserves to do what you need to do? How often do you find yourself on the edge of compass

    Home & Community Based Care Preferable to Long-Term Institutional Care

    •Consider the following statement: "Home- and community-based care is increasingly being viewed as a preferable alternative to long-term institutional care, not only for the individual who may remain among friends and family, but also for the state, because services may be provided for less than the cost of institutional care"

    The Future of Nursing

    In a reflection of 450-600 words, explain how you see yourself fitting into the following IOM Future of Nursing recommendations: Recommendation 4: Increase the proportion of nurses with a baccalaureate degree to 80% by 2020. Recommendation 5: Double the number of nurses with a doctorate by 2020. Recommendation 6: Ensure tha

    Vaccinations for Children

    Need help explaining three advantages (social, ethical, environmental, or economic) Of using communication to solve the problem of how to get parents to vaccinate their children. Please support the response with academic sources. Thank you

    Maintaining Healthcare Quality While Reducing Costs

    In recent attempts to curb health care costs, efforts to cut expensive tests, hospital stays, and referrals to specialists have been utilized. What are your thoughts about whether high-quality patient care and controlled costs can live in harmony? Explain the rationale underlying your position. I need a paragraph to help m

    Biotechnological Failures

    Search of media reports on apparent strategic failures in the health care or biotechnology industries (e.g. divestment of a business, layoff of a large proportion of the workforce, very large losses over several years). Pick one of the failure stories for which a substantial amount of information is available. Attempt to dete

    Evolution of Nursing as a Practice

    As the country focuses on the restructure of the U.S. health care delivery system, nurses will continue to play an important role. It is expected that more and more nursing jobs will become available out in the community, and less will be available in acute care hospitals. Write a speech of 500-700 words to educate nurses abo

    Strengthening and Improving Medicare

    On April 9, 2003 the U.S. congressional Subcommittee on Health (part of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce) heard testimony from various witnesses on the topic "Strengthening and Improving Medicare." Since that time, the Medicare Modernization Act (MMA ) was passed to extend the life of Medicare programming. Part of

    How do we take care of the underserved in the developing world?

    THE QUESTION How to ensure that isolated populations receive NECESSARY medical assistance, with an adequate supply of dietary supplements that improve nutritional outcomes of these populations? The question I am addressing is composed of two parts. The first is to ensure that isolated populations receive quality health care. Th

    Managerial Role in Conflict Resolution

    Share three examples of conflict that you have experienced (or can think of) in a project. Also, discuss how you would attempt to resolve those conflicts if you were the project manager. Please provide a reference that is not a website.

    The Greatest Good for the Greatest Number

    If we accept the premise that resources available to meet the costs of health care are finite, and that continuing to increase dollars allocated for health care carries costs for the nation and society, discuss your position on "As national policy, should we allocate a set level of resources and apply them to achieving the grea

    Health Care Informatics- Electronic Record Con Article from 2007

    Electronic Records Don't Always Improve Care Study finds little difference for walk-in doctor visits By Amanda Gardner HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, July 10 (HealthDay News) -- Electronic health records make little difference in the quality of medical care, at least when it comes to walk-in doctor visits, a new study fo

    Health Care Quality

    Informing the consumer about health care might improve quality. This includes making the consumer more aware of, and more responsible for the payment of, healthcare costs. (Co Pays were initially a way of doing this.) Do you agree? Disagree? What are some pros and cons of encouraging this approach? Might cost-consciousne

    Health care turnover, burn out and prevention of

    Health care often experiences professional shortages (nurses), high turnover, high rates of job burnout/job stress, and turnover intention given the high stress, high demand nature of the business. All employees are evaluated (annually, most commonly) based on their performance in context to their job description. For a spec

    ER Issue: long waiting times

    ER Issue: long waiting times Assume we want to construct a Fishbone diagram to identify the causes of long wait times. The person moderating the group says the general categories of causes (traditionally called the 5Ms) are : People (in older lists referred to as Men) Method Machine Materials Measurement Sometimes

    Evolution of Health Care

    - Compare and contrast a contemporary health care facility or physician's office operation with a health care facility or physician's office operation of 20 years ago. - Include an examination of information systems in your work place and an analysis of how data was used 20 years ago in comparison with how it is used today. -

    Forces Changing Healthcare

    How each of the 17 variables in the four categories would have an effect on the structure and function of the U.S. health care system if the listed variable grew better/higher or diminished/declined. Forces that cause change: 1. Economics b. Wealth c. Financial security d. Economic stability e. Inflation rate f. Unemployme

    Various Aspects of Health

    1. I have to discuss the relationship between risk and insurance. 2. Determine what ethical concerns health care management/administrator professionals have to contend with resulting from the supply and demand of insurance. 3. Determine whether the income of an individual should not be a consideration for health insurance pr

    Influencing Health Policy

    Please answer the questions below in regards to the paragraph below. The two questions follow the paragraph. Please include 1 paragraph for each question answered. Please provide references that are not websites. Thank you. In speaking with most of the C-title healthcare executives, many have shared concerns over their la

    U.S. Managed Care

    Describe U.S. managed care in detail, including managed care history and the current status. Please provide 2 pages which include the introduction, answers to the above questions, and conclusion. 3 references that do not include websites. Thank you.

    Project Conception, Planning, Execution, and Performance

    This posting should be in regards to Healthcare. Please explain it in who, what, when, why, and how? I have listed what I retrieved from pmi.org. Thank you. The Project Management Institute (PMI) is a not-for-profit association of project managers. This means that project managers pay a small fee to be a part of this assoc

    Pros and Cons for Pay-for-performance

    Pay-for-performance programs use financial incentives to improve quality of health care and/or contain costs. What are the pros and cons of this approach? Would like assistance on a couple of pages which address the following: Describe the objectives of pay-for-performance policies. Are some or all pay-for-performance p

    Defining Health and Identifying Influences on Healthcare Policy

    There are 3 questions listed below. Please provide a paragraph for each question. Thank you. 1.Discuss if the definition of health, as identified in 1948 by the World Health Organization (WHO), is still applicable today. 2.Describe at least one influence on health care policy that may contribute to the perception of hea

    Osteoarthritis and Osteoporosis

    Read the following scenario. Answer question and give references. Patient Scenario Dr. Johnston didn't like what he saw. The x-rays of Gladys Gwynn's hip showed a fracture of the femoral neck and severe osteoporosis of the hip. Mrs. Gwynn had been admitted to the orthopedic ward of Hamilton Hospital following a fall that m

    Financial Management in Healthcare

    Please explain your perspective or meaning to the following questions: 1. Healthcare financing 2. The role of the United States Government in both the oversight and funding of healthcare services 3. Major differences between for-profit and non-profit health service organizations

    Case Study - To market or not to market?

    In a 1- to 2- page paper defend the decision to market the non-profit entity. In this paper, you are to argue for the mission of the organization. Be sure to include the differences between non-profits and for-profit health care organizations. Also, highlight some areas that you believe would be a good place to start the marketi

    Pros and Cons of Boutique healthcare

    Discuss the pros and cons of boutique healthcare. Go back and critique the positions and identify strengths and weaknesses. Also, be sure to discuss any ethical concerns that your role might identify. Please create a few paragraphs.