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    Quality Care Assurance

    Health Care Management

    Many complex problems facing today's healthcare managers have a financial, legal, and ethical implications for their organization. Identify a legitimate healthcare problem, and then identify and discuss the financial, legal, and ethical implications associated with the problem. Which implication (i.e., financial, ethical, or leg

    Ethical dilemma: Veteran Affairs

    Identify and clarify an ethical dilemma associated with the Veteran Affairs Hospitals across the United States. Identify and discuss several alternatives and select one to address in your plan. Explain the components in your hypothetical plan for resolving the problem by implementing the solution.

    Problems that Face the Veteran Affair Hospitals

    Please explain the implications of the problems that face the stakeholders of the Veterans Affairs Hospitals in the United States. Compare and contrast the implications of the different stakeholders. Among these, you are asked to give special attention to the veterans.

    Acute care and non-acute care facilities

    Please help answer the following problem: Identify an acute care facility and a non-acute health care facility. Imagine you are the health information management professional at each facility and discuss the challenges they feel they face in collecting data, the type of data they are responsible for collecting, what their jo

    discussion

    How is research data handled differently from clinical data?

    The Outsourcing of Healthcare

    Costly large-scale initiatives have been put in motion in U.S. health care programs driven by escalating prohibitive costs in labor and inventory; increasing malpractice incidents and their related ramifications in legal costs and professional reputations; and the rising need for and dependency on up-to-date clinical information

    Cultural Assumptions and the Perfectionist Mentality

    http://classroom.synonym.com/types-health-care-man Consider the cultural assumptions and beliefs behind the perfectionist mentality. Perfection is always expected; mistakes are not allowed. This assumption can create an environment inhospitable to quality improvement. How would you change that perception?

    Quality Plan for HMOs' and PPOs

    Some health care organizations post their quality plan on the Web. Search the Internet for quality plans from two different types of health care organizations (e.g., hospital, long-term care facility, ambulatory clinic, health plan). You may need to use search terms other than quality management plan, such as performance improve

    Implementation of Business Strategy

    Under what conditions would it make sense to cancel or reverse the implementation of a strategy? What would be involved in canceling a strategy? Is it likely that substantial funds have been invested, new people have been hired or current people retrained, new equipment purchased, new facilities constructed, supplier contracts n

    Strategic Plan

    You are the business manager of a fifteen-physician group practice in family medicine that a recent strategic planning retreat agreed to open a satellite clinic on the periphery of its current market area in order to increase the number of families that it serves. The clinic will be located in an area of somewhat older, rundown

    CMC Hospital Compare Website: Important Factors

    Explore the CMS Hospital Compare website (www.hospitalcompare.hhs.gov) and review the data for each measurement category. Which performance measures in these categories are most important to consumers of health care services? Which performance measures are least important to consumers? Are consumers using the data on the CMS sit

    Organizational Commitment and Leadership

    If you were the team leader of a group how would you refocus and re-motivate the team toward the improvement goal? When members were recruited for the improvement project, they were clearly told that the team's work would be additional to their regular work responsibilities but that they had to treat it as a high priority. As