What is bioterrorism and how might you prepare for its effects?
Why is it important to have a strategic disaster management plan in place?
Discussion Topic: Research plays an essential role in health assessment and planning. What is formative research? How can formative research help the health advocate select and use a theory to strategize a communications campaign for health promotion?
Examine at least two managed care plans from real life and their market situation. Using the two managed care plans selected, determine which one would be the optimal choice for a family vs. and individual. Why? Support your answer with a detailed response and analysis.
Describe a pricing strategy in a health care organization for one of its services or products (e.g., a pharmaceutical drug or a medical device). Then, explain how costs would be taken into account when formulating that pricing strategy.
Suppose that you are a pharmaceutical benefit manager. First, briefly assess various pricing strategies that could be used to charge employers for prescription drugs. Select the strategy that you would personally recommend. Justify your choice. Please read the following and refer to attachment. Jones, J.D. (2003). Devel
What is the Risk and Protective Factors Planning Model? Using a health issue such as heart disease, apply this model and discuss a possible plan of action for your community. You should choose a health issue that is relevant to your community.
Explain Health, Poverty, and Millennium Development Goals (MDG). Briefly discuss each concept on this list from the World Health Organization (WHO).
See the attached file. Scenario: You are the Senior Supervisor for the Admissions Department of Valleybrook Hospital, a 500-bed hospital full service health care facility. In the past three years, admissions at Valleybrook have increased an average of 15% per year. Up to now, the admissions staff members have filed their own
Using a Cost Benefit Analysis, is option 1 or option 2 the best? Please provide work in detailed step by step instructions thank you very much. Thank you. Background information: Proposal for New Employee Scenario: You are the Senior Supervisor for the Admissions Department of Valleybrook Hospital, a 500-bed hospital fu
?Select a global health issue occurring in a country other than the United States. Do not select an issue previously posted by another student. Briefly describe the global health issue and its impact on the country. Regarding measles
Pathophysiology and Nursing Management of Clients' Health: New diagnostic tool or intervention for the treatment of diabetes in adults or children.
Identify a research or evidence-based article that discusses a new diagnostic tool or intervention for the treatment of diabetes in adults or children. Based on the information from the article, complete the following components to the assignment: I have to summarize the research findings and how they can be applied to a spe
How can implementation of an EMR improve patient care? What other types of health information technology could help improve patient care?
I need some help with the following case scenario: Mrs. J. is a 63-year-old woman who has a history of hypertension, chronic heart failure, and sleep apnea. She has been smoking two packs of cigarettes a day for 40 years and has refused to quit. Three days ago, she had an onset of flu with fever, pharyngitis, and malaise. She
Autism and Agricultural Pesticides: Integrating Data to Track Trends McGovern, Victoria. (115N10 SS: A504) Environmental Health Perspectives Volume 115, Number 10, October 2007 Summarize this peer-review article. Help note the significant points, conclusions, or content of the article.
What are the challenges of ensuring the scientific rigor in qualitative research? What are some techniques used by researchers to ensure scientific rigor in qualitative research?
Strategic alliance with other organizations is a commonly used strategy in today's healthcare environment. Assume that you were the administrator at ABC hospital that will sign a contract with XYZ hospital to form a strategic alliance. The physician leader at your hospital disproves of this deal and tells you that he will resign
Answer the following questions about Michael J. Fox: 1.) What neurological disorder, disease, or accident took place to interrupt Michael J. Fox's ability? 2.) What behaviors were exhibited by Michael J. Fox following the disorder, disease, or accident? 3.) What were his deficits as a result of this disorder, disease, or ac
Select two products from your daily diet such as butter/salad dressing and find similar products that use fat substitutes. Make a list of all the fat substitutes that you find listed on the ingredient labels of the products. Indicate what type of fat substitute you found (like the synthetic fat Olestra). Determine how many calor
More than an estimated 22 million rural Americans live in a federally designated area of primary health care provider shortage. How does this affect access to care in rural areas? Do you think technology can be useful for this population? What types of technology may make health care more accessible?
Lack of Food Safety What are some illnesses and ailments caused by lack of food safety? How might these problems be prevented?
What are some illnesses and ailments caused by lack of food safety? How might these problems be prevented?
1. Healthcare is a business, and provider organizations must be profitable to stay in business. However, consumers/patients (the general public) believe otherwise. What is the role of case managers in ensuring the profitability of their organizations? 2. Physicians need some freedom from HMO control in delivering care to pati
Create a table comparing the etiology, symptoms, and treatments of the following infections of the eye: 1.) Stye 2.) Conjunctivitis 3.) Keratitis
A young 21-year-old female has a burning sensation while voiding urine. She has mild fever. She went to the doctor. The doctors diagnosed UTI. -What would be the result of urine analysis? -What would be the complications of not treating the patient? -What would you find in her blood test? -What should be the treatmen
Differentiate between pancreatitis and peptic ulcer. Compare and contrast the pathophysiology, signs, and possible complications of pancreatitis and peptic ulcer. Discuss the treatments of pancreatitis and peptic ulcer.
Differentiate between the causal agents, modes of transmission, symptoms, and treatment options for the different types of Hepatitis.
Adam is 14 years old and plays basketball. Recently, he has been thirsty all the time, and he gets up to urinate several times during the night. Adam has lost 10 pounds and is so tired that he has missed basketball practices. What type of diabetes is likely affecting Adam? How does this condition need to be managed? Why is it im
A child is suffering from high fever of 104 degrees F, cough, and breathing difficulty. The doctor performed a streptococcus test of the throat that was negative. A blood test was done and a chest x-ray was taken. Auscultation revealed crepitations with minimal rhonchi. Is the child suffering from asthma, tuberculosis, or pne
Dr. Ally, a 49-year-old professor, has been diagnosed with essential hypertension 12 years ago and was on antihypertensive drugs. However, he did not take his medications last year because he was feeling just fine. In addition, he was very busy with work. Nevertheless, he felt tired after work and developed dyspnea while climbin
Explain the different blood groups in humans by preparing a chart showing the antigen-antibody reactions. Discuss the significance of Rh factor in blood transfusion. Explain how Rh incompatibility can lead to erythroblastosis fetalis. Discuss erythroblastosis fetalis signs and treatment.