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Healthcare Managent: Improving Overall Operations

This is HEALTH CARE MANAGEMENT class question of the day. Please no plagiarizing. Your business is located in the State of California and your staff was subjected to furloughs for over a year due to the economic crisis. The business is finally making a profit. Your plans were to recommend a salary increase for this fiscal ye

Formative research in health assessment planning.

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?

Managed Care & Contractual Services Market Situation

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.

Health Care Pharmaceutical Drugs Pricing Strategy

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.

The wholesale acquisition cost methodology or 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

Risk and Protective Factors Planning Model

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.

CBA Template

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

Senior Supervisor for Admissions Department of Hospital

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

Implementation of an EMR

How can implementation of an EMR improve patient care? What other types of health information technology could help improve patient care?

Management of Clients' Health: 63 Year Old, Mrs J

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

Peer-reviewed article summary on environmental health perspectives

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.

Challenges of Qualitative Research

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?

Disproving of Strategic Alliances

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

The What and Why Behind Michael J. Fox and Parkinson's Disease

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

Reduced Fat Diet

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

Health care access in rural areas

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?

Factors affecting profitability in healthcare

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

Infections of the eye

Create a table comparing the etiology, symptoms, and treatments of the following infections of the eye: 1.) Stye 2.) Conjunctivitis 3.) Keratitis

Case Study: Urinary Tract Infection

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

Pancreatitis and Peptic Ulcers

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.

Hepatitis

Differentiate between the causal agents, modes of transmission, symptoms, and treatment options for the different types of Hepatitis.

Diabetes Case Study

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

Respiratory Illness Case study

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

Medical Case Study

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