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
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
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
Physicians are in short supply throughout most of the developing world. Barefoot Doctors answers the question "how do we take care of the underserved in a compassionate, quality manner?"
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
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
See the attached article and respond with your thoughts.
Imagine that you are writing an email to a family member or a friend who is interested in pursuing a career within health care. This person is unfamiliar with the health care field and is asking you for more information. Write a 350- to 700-word email to your family member or friend in which you describe health care accordin
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 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
- 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. -
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
What are the best ways to mitigate risk in health care settings? Consider a focus on patient safety/satisfaction, data, and culture of the institution
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
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
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.
Discuss the importance of interdisciplinary collaboration in meeting the health care needs of families. How is that collaboration different from that which occurs in the acute care or ambulatory setting? What are some of the barriers to interdisciplinary collaboration and how do you think they can be overcome?
What contingency plan can you use from the FDA to help with errors in prescription drugs?
1. Explain methods of obtaining necessary approval and securing support for a proposal 2. Provide a detailed description of implemetation logistics
Case: A patient, who is diagnosed with terminal lung cancer, is being evaluated for palliative care. The client and her family are discussing options for care with the health care team, but it is apparent that there is little realistic understanding about the likelihood of the various alternatives for care. The patient is capa
In relation to nursing: How has technology changed one of the tasks you might do in a clinical situation? Is it more efficient now? Is it safer for the patients? Do you think that there are areas of nursing that are not improved by increased technology? Why?
Case Scenario Mrs. J., is a woman in her 40s with cholangiocarcinoma*, which is advanced. She has been admitted to the hospital with a new onset of back pain, nausea and vomiting. She has already undergone surgery and a course of radiation therapy. Questions 1. See attachement. What focus/foci of care best fits Mr
In 700 to 800 words, discuss systems thinking. Why does it not come easy to health care providers? How can we use systems processes/thinking to evaluate errors and prevent them? Include 3 references.
From the perspective of a government policy maker discuss EMTALA and its advantages and disadvantages. Moreover, from your role perspective, discuss if you believe that EMTALA should have been passed.