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HIPAA is explicated.

Look under the official government website relating to HIPAA, www.hhs.gov/ocr/hipaa, to find the answers to frequently asked questions about HIPAA. Describe five questions and answers that you believe all health care professionals should know.

Capital budgeting is emphasized.

Capital budgeting is needed to properly allocate the large dollar amounts for major expansion and equipment purchases. The process is often perceived by employees as being very political. What procedures should an organization use to eliminate that perception and to provide for a good, consistent evaluation of capital projects?

Patient Understanding of Treatment

Do you think at one time that patients were not given the opportunity to know what treatment was going to be given to them? Do you think even now that people are given enough opportunity to understand what treatment they are getting ready to have?

A randomized open-label study is assessed.

In this discussion you will analyze one of the articles from the list below by answering the following: Briefly summarize the purpose of the study Identify the independent variable(s) Identify the depend variable(s) Analyze the type of design used. Choose one of the following studies: Befort, C. A., Nolien, N., Ell

Summarize short term assets.

When it comes to steady cash flow and days working capital, short term assets are the most important. I'd suggest strict payment terms and diligent collections efforts, to be the most effective in covering the organizations costs. I do believe that discounts for timely payments is feasible. You'd receive the money faster, bank i

Attributes of communication styles are examined.

Please help with the following problem. Provide at least 200 words and include a reference. Discuss the various attributes of each of the three styles of communication for both verbal and non-verbal communicators.

Durable Power of Attorney

Justify the authors statement regarding advance directives: Although it is not required that patients have either a Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care or a living will, they are in the best interest of the patient and of the health care facility.

References for organ transplantation are

I am in the process of completing a research paper and I need help finding four peer reviewed journal articles that I can use for my paper. Please provide direct links or copies of the articles and any pertinent reference information. The articles need to specifically discuss Dr. Joseph Murray, who performed the first succ

Discuss human population growth.

How is human population growth related to environmental sustainability? Is sustainable growth possible with no ceiling on population growth? Why or why not?

Feedback mechanisms

Describe 2 mechanisms (1 internal and 1 external) presently being used in your healthcare organization that sends feedback from the customers that have been serviced by your organization. Please be specific as to how these mechanisms work. Discuss the most frequently used methods of gathering information about client percept

Customers in healthcare

Identify 3 internal customers and 3 external customers in your healthcare organization and explain how they are connected to the organization.

Solid Waste Management; Hazardous Waste Management

Describe how you would conduct a needs assessment process that aims at assessing the current problems related to the way trash is managed in the community, the existing resources or services available in their community to reduce/reuse/recycle and properly dispose of trash and how they may be improved? and Describe how you w

SARS quarantine

Is it true that while legal authority may have existed for the quarantine methods, the use of several quarantine measures, often without apparent regard to the particularized risk for which control was required in the SARS cases in Asia and Canada, may have served to undermine public credibility.

Diagnosis of patient with symptoms of muscle weakness.

Jamie is a 31 year old female who recently started having symptoms of muscle weakness. She says that she gets fatigued easily and has even had some numbness in her fingers. She is afraid to drive at night because she is having trouble seeing clearly. What could Jamie be diagnosed with? What test can her medical team do to

Healthcare finance is assessed.

Scenario: Health plans may pay a physician a per member, per month (PMPM) capitation payment for each person he or she is responsible for. Capitation is a payment methodology used in the health care industry. The chief financial officer (CFO) has asked you to create a brief summary of information regarding capitation. Gat

Rapid Health Assessment Team

A rapid health assessment team consists of a public health expert/epidemiologist, a nutritionist, a logistician/administrative officer, and a water and sanitation/environmental health specialist, should anyone else be on the team? If so why?

Discuss: Misdiagnosis in Healthcare

Please address the following questions: - What are some factors inherent in our healthcare system that lead to misdiagnosis errors? - What are some solutions to these problems?

Quarantine

Does quarantine place a tremendous psychological strain on individuals and communities?

MDR-TB synopsis

Does the historical aspect of TB infection cause concern about MDB-TB and the ability of quarantine measure to effectively control the spread of the disease? Why or why not?

Discussion question

What are some of the reasons that IT projects fail? If you have observed information systems implementations that were not successful, what were the indications of failure? What would you have done differently to prevent failure?

Frankstein: Indicative of Science Fiction

While Frankenstein is widely categorized as work of horror (both the film and the novel), some critics agree that the story contains elements of the Science Fiction genre. What do you think Frankenstein says about the pursuit of science and knowledge? What does the film have to say about scientists? Please cite specific

Human Resources and Effectiveness

McConnell (2007) tells us that HR is responsible for maintaining the effectiveness of the group as a whole by: 1) developing a compensation and benefits structure that is competitive and attracts and rewards employees 2) constructing training and development programs 3) providing policy structure that fosters growth and devel

Quality in health care organizations

Everyone wants to talk about quality. Patient and employee surveys are always touted as being about quality. All marketing plans for global and local businesses of all kinds claim quality in their branding. But what exactly does that mean? Are the indicators truly quality indicators? Who defines quality for an organization?

Management errors are examined.

Error avoidance in CAS: One advantage of the joint postmodern/complexity lens is that managers might avoid some errors that would otherwise be pitfalls. Some of these are identified in the following list. * Failing to account for employees' ability to learn safe machine operation methods by experimenting on their own with

Probationary Period: Dismissal Causes

The rating scale method is the most popular in health care. Usually the organization has a probationary evaluation at thirty or ninety days. The probationary evaluation is usually brief and is arguably more important to the organization than the employee. In most states, an employer can let an employee go in the probationary p