Pathophysiological Discussion Discuss the current disease process at the cellular level (in your own words). Explain why this patient is encountering this particular health deficit. Describe the relationship of this current health alteration to co-morbid medical conditions? Describe the disease process: etiology, epidemiology, pathophysiologic mechanism, clinical manifestations and medical and surgical management of the alterations. Identify common complications that may occur with the alterations or treatment modalities. What is the patient’s overall prognosis. Include appropriate references and use APA format. Select and attach the summary of a research article pertaining to diagnosis of […]
In this unit, you have learned about the liability of MCOs (managed care organizations) such as HMOs (health maintenance organizations) and PPOs (preferred provider organizations). Thinking about the information in Chapter 6, where does the liability lie for the managed care organization when the MCO personnel make decisions about insurance coverage for hospital stays? Please do not limit your analysis to length of stay, but consider other scenarios associated with MCO decision making such as approval or denial of medically necessary treatment (or limitations of treatment) as well, and share your scenarios with the class. Defend your response thoroughly and […]
In Unit 3, you are to submit a paper based on the following article which can be found in Course Resources: Ruling may up risk for ‘apparent authority.’ (2009). Healthcare Risk Management, 31(4), 43–44. The article is about the Doctrine of Apparent Authority (or Apparent Agency, DAA), which is also discussed in Chapter 6 of your textbook. After reading the article, compose a paper including, but not limited to, the following: •Discuss apparent authority, generally. •Include an understanding of risk management. •Discuss the relationship between physician and hospital (or other authority/agency). •What conclusions would you as a health administrator make […]
Health care financial managers stand between the company’s real assets and the financial markets where the firm raises the firm’s cash. The responsible financial manager will not fixate on short-term financial gain for the shareholder, but rather concentrate on the long-term interests of the company. The maximizing shareholder value approach means that decisions about strategy and tactics are based primarily on financial considerations. 1. With the mission of maximizing shareholder value in mind, how could the health care financial manager help to motivate a large group of employees to exceptional performance? Explain in detail. 2. Should the financial manager have […]
Reforming the United States healthcare system has not been easy. Many have tried and failed. After completing the assigned reading for this week, you will find that the arduous task has been undertaken in the past, only to find that a consensus could not be reached by Congress. As such, the recent passing of this law is an incredible accomplishment, but the hard work is hardly over. Presently, the United States government, in conjunction with both the public and private healthcare sectors, is working toward implementing the law. For this week, please review the major provisions of the Affordable Care […]
You are the chair of the Network’s ad hoc task force. Your charge is to evaluate the two alternatives and to make a recommendation on which one to accept, if revenues would be identical for the two alternatives, and hence the decision can be made solely on the basis of costs. As part of the analysis, the costs of the two alternatives must be estimated on a per procedure basis and an annual basis. In addition, any relevant qualitative factors must be considered before the recommendation is made. To keep the base case analysis manageable, the task force was instructed […]
You are the CEO of Acme Hospital, a small rural facility. On your staff, there is a physician (OB-GYN), Dr. Thomas Cole, with whom you have been having some problems. Dr. Cole: •does not finish his morning rounds on a regular basis •does not attend medical staff meetings •often very late in arriving to deliver babies •most of the time, the nurses on duty in the delivery room deliver the majority of Dr. Cole’s babies You know that these issues must be addressed but there are other connecting problems. •First, Dr. Cole is the son of Dr. Frederick Cole who […]
The title of this paper is Digital mobile engagement in healthcare service. Below is the rubric. You can work on rubric 1, 2 and 3. those are the part assigned to me. Thank you. 1. Description of new technology including history of development, need for new technology (patient care problem that this technology addresses) 2. Analysis of social, economic, political, ethical, legal aspects of the implementation of this emerging technology. 3. Applicability of new technology to advanced practice nursing, i. e. Safe practice environment, patient safety, cost effectiveness and health outcomes 4. Identify relevant research related to this issue
This essay will need to have a focus on mental health and stress, in addition to the effects of both on work performance. plus reasons why it is important to take breaks to prevent burnout. This essay will need to have a focus on mental health and stress, in addition to the effects of both on work performance. plus reasons why it is important to take breaks to prevent burnout.
Healthcare organizations strive to manage working capital in such a way that they can reliably cover their short-term expenses while also getting the best possible benefits from their capital. In managing working capital, healthcare organizations face some common challenges, as well as other challenges that are particular to the institution. What challenges would a for-profit facility that has a constant stream of revenue face in managing its capital? How would these challenges differ from a military hospital that is given its funding at the beginning of the year?