• PPACA and Academic Medical Centers
    implications on Academic Medical Centers (AMCs) are uncertain. However, projections can be made for how the PPACA will affect the clinical departments of a hospital and how legislation will impact subsidized payments to AMCs. Based on figures from the Department of Anesthesiology at UAMS, clinical departments...
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  • Marketing
    ORGANIZATIONS Building a Customer-Driven Health System PHILIP KOTLER, JOEL SHALOWITZ, AND ROBERT J. STEVENS STRATEGIC MARKETING FOR HEALTH CARE ORGANIZATIONS STRATEGIC MARKETING FOR HEALTH CARE ORGANIZATIONS Building a Customer-Driven Health System PHILIP KOTLER, JOEL SHALOWITZ, AND ROBERT...
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  • Aging Population
    Title:The roles of senior management in improving hospital experiences for frail older adults. Author(s):Elizabeth H. Bradley, Tashonna R. Webster, Mark Schlesinger, Dorothy Baker, Sharon K. Inouye, Milton Levy and Shirley F. Levy.  Source:Journal of Healthcare Management 51.5 (Sept-Oct 2006): p323(15)...
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  • Health
    Class discussion a) Physically fit b) Disease free c) The norm in regards to blood pressure, cholesterol, weight, etc. i) Who defines normal i i) Does the norm change? d) Organs are healthy 2) World Health Org: defines health as "a state of complete physical, mental and social well -being and not...
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  • Hospital Organization
    BACKGROUND Hospitals continue to be the largest segment of the health care industry, measured by economic volume and delivery of a wide range of professional services. HEALTH CARE SERVICES The different segments of the health care delivery system provide various combinations of services...
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  • Engineer
    HBSP Product Number TCG143 THE CRIMSON PRESS CURRICULUM CENTER THE CRIMSON GROUP, INC. Centuria Health System When I arrived at Centuria, the prevailing emotions among midlevel managers and senior VPs alike ranged from fear to panic. In an organization unused to major change, people feared that...
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  • Australian Health Care
    of 66 billion dollars per year on health care, averaging out to approx $3,300 per person. (Medicare Australia 2009) This essay will discuss the structure of Australia’s healthcare system, known as Medicare. It will also discuss the role of the Government and Non-Government agencies, and Medicare’s...
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  • Reimbursement Methodologies
    20705965 Examination Number: 409761 1. You’re the new director of a hospital health information management department. The chief financial officer has haired you for your expertise in health care reimbursement and needs to know how your department can help with reimbursement. List the most important...
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  • Orthopedic Center: Invest or Not to Invest in a Robotic System and Impacts to the Patient-Physician Relationship
    Orthopedic Center: Invest or not to Invest in a Robotic System and Impacts to the Patient-Physician Relationship Karissa Keller Colorado Technical University Economics in Healthcare HSS 310 Professor Cynthia Bracy June 24, 2013 In today’s time of demand and supply of healthcare needs, organizations...
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  • Health Resource Allocation
    the family could not afford. While the boy was covered under Medicaid, the fund did not reimburse for transplants. The case prompted what became known as the “Oregon experiment”, raising issues and debate on whether a stretched public health system should be funding expensive medical procedures that only...
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  • Researcher
    Adams Ragone June 30, 2013 The Future of HIPAA in the Cloud Abstract This white paper examines how cloud computing generates new privacy challenges for both healthcare providers and patients, and how American health privacy laws may be interpreted or amended to address these challenges. Given the...
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  • Surgical Site Infection
    Infection In the United States surgical site infections is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in hospital acquired infections. Surgical site infections are just one type of hospital acquired infections (HAIs) but I believe they are one of the most preventable. A surgical site infection is...
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  • Incentives
    that the response of physicians to economic incentives inherent in payment mechanisms appears to follow directions expected in theory. Incentive structures are becoming more complex, however, as a result of managed care and blended payment mechanisms. There is insufficient evidence of the effects of incentives...
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  • Market Equilibrating Process Paper
    Market Equilibrating Process Paper By Michael Smith Economics 561 Jonna Noe, course facilitator Several years ago there Medicare certified home health agencies were on the rise and competition became the mainstay. But in order to stand out and capture additional revenues innovation and technology...
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  • Medicare Policy Analysis
    DSK29S0YB1PROD with BILLS DIVISION B—MEDICARE AND MEDICAID IMPROVEMENTS TITLE I—IMPROVING HEALTH CARE VALUE Subtitle A—Provisions related to Medicare part A Subtitle B—Provisions Related to Part B Subtitle C—Provisions Related to Medicare Parts A and B Subtitle D—Medicare Advantage Reforms Subtitle E—Improvements...
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  • Patient Charges; What Could Be Done to Save Them Money?
    better understanding of hospital charges • The audience will be able to identify with lack of coverage for all • The audience will learn charges vs. payments • The audience will understand how hospital charges are set • The audience will have a basic understanding of patient cost ...
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  • Healthcare Ecosystems
    information. Technology can assist healthcare workers on every clinical and administrative level to use information more effectively in clinical decision-making for patients, and in implementing strategic goals within an organization. Check Your Understanding 2.1 Instructions: On a separate...
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  • Charles: an Elder Interview About the Aging Process and Health Care
    interviewing my elderly father-in-law, I gained insight into how he perceives the aging process and the impact on the quality of his life. First, and foremost he viewed aging in a very positive and healthy manner. He believes that a positive attitude assists in accepting physical and psychosocial changes and enjoyed...
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  • Wgu Kot1 Task2
    Task 2 SUBDOMAIN 734.3 - ORGANIZATIONAL SYSTEMS & QUALITY LEADERSHIP. Competency 734.3.4: Healthcare Utilization and Finance A1-Which costs will be covered by Medicare Part A? Medicare Part A is otherwise called the Hospital Insurance and covers up to 100 days of the Skilled Nursing Facility stay....
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  • History Health
    through what would traditionally be thought of as “insurance.” Instead, healthcare benefits are procured and financed through a variety of different systems. This article is intended to introduce the reader to the subject of health insurance, as that term is colloquially used to refer to all types of vehicles...
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