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Health care Provider and Faith Diversity
Health Care Provider and Faith Diversity
Grand Canyon University: HLT 302
Healthiness source in urban area contain most patients being from different faiths. For example, Baha’i, Sikh, Buddhist patients similar to Christianity use conservative healing to balance a quantity of practices in their faith the same as prayer, faithfulness, and meditation. In the majority case as observes the viewpoint to curing and health care stipulation, Baha’i, Sikh, and Buddhist, now as Christians, contain a position for up to date medicine, and scientific practice as a balancing
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communication can help awareness of health risks, health solutions and also provide motivation and skills needed to reduce these risks. Good health communication between the provider (who is the sender of the message) and the patient (receiver of the message) can affect the outcome of one’s visit and can also determine how the receiver perceives the care that was given to them.
Health care communication is shaped by many influences including personal goals, skills, cultural orientation, situational factors and consideration of people’s feelings (Du Pre, 2005). Health care communication is a huge factor in the health care workplace because it gives knowledge to the health care
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providers. The Affordable Health Care also gives consumers the right to choose any health care provider in a plan’s provider network, something that was not always true in the past. Plans can still assign a provider until the consumer selects’ one.
Another way that the new reforms will increase health care utilization is, for the first time part- time employees will be able to have coverage. If a part-time worker’s job does not offer health insurance they may qualify to get lower cost health insurance based on income and household size ("Healthcare.gov", n.d.). Because of this more people may be eligible to receive coverage through Medicaid. The new reforms also make a drastic change to
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The word autonomy is derived from the Greek autos, which mean “self”, and nomos “rule” where it is originally referred to the self-rule or self-governance of independent city-states. Autonomy is the right to determine one’s own actions, behaviors and it is a position of freedom but not all freedom is autonomy. For example, it’s easier for the self-employed to accomplish the need for autonomy than for other workers. In health care, the right of patients to make decisions about their medical care without their health care provider trying to affect the decision. Patient autonomy will allow for health care providers to inform or educate the patient but does not allow the health care provider
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Communication Modality Used For Marketing in Health Care: Email
Miscommunication can be a significant challenge in the health care market. Strategies to improve communication with patients include a variety of communication modalities. Consumers and providers both benefit from the variety of communication modalities; one specific beneficial mode of communication used is e-mail. Providers, who have good communication relationships with patients led to patient satisfaction and trust. Patients have a sense of connection with providers and organizations when they can communicate with the provider at any given time. Although there are several communication modalities, new technologies like
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first applying for a provincial health card. Barring detainees, the Canadian Armed Forces and certain individuals from the RCMP, the Canada Health Act obliges all occupants of a territory or region to be acknowledged for health coverage. There is a waiting period set up for new immigrants that cannot surpass three months. When a health card is relegated, it is utilized whenever visiting a doctor or health care provider. The health card contains a distinguishing identification number, which is utilized to get access to a person's medical information. After receiving health coverage, one can enroll with a primary care physician. For routine visits to a doctor, one needs just present their health
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surveys can allow the health care provider determine if a patient is improving from the baseline. Using this tool health care providers and quality improvement teams can determine if a patient outcomes are trending in a positive or negative direction. The strength of this tool is the ability to have current data on the progress of a patient or quality measure and the ability to make adjustments to correct the direction of the patient’s progress. A weakness in the survey is not all auditors collect information in the same process. The quality improvement team needs to make sure all auditors have the training to understand the importance and consistency of collecting the data.
The similarities of
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Cabarrus, Stanly and Union
Counties. PBH today is an LME (a multi-county area program) serving Cabarrus,
Davidson, Rowan, Stanly, and Union counties with a population of over 700,000
people that is spread over 2,459 square miles (pbhcare.org).
Piedmont Behavioral Health (PBH) is a Local Management Entity (LME) of progressive groups of providers dedicated to providing quality care for North Carolina consumers residing in Cabarrus, Davidson, Rowan, Stanly and Union counties. PBH’s role is to manage financial resources and direct services to people in need of mental health, developmental disability and substance abuse care. These services are provided through a network of Provider
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I personally agree with the frustration that the Houston workers have towards this wellness program. Being pressured to give up your confidential medical history is wrong and should only be discussed with your health care provider. In that case, discussing such things with a health care provider cannot be discussed by them because it is in fact illegal according to HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act). To be asked for personal information for an online wellness program is a red flag as it is and if the Houston workers don’t want to participate in that, they should not have to nor should they be charged an extra $300 a year. If they already have medical coverage, they should be required to prove it to their employer, not pay extra because they don’t want to be a part of a wellness program.
Hancock, Jay (2015, October 2) “Workplace Wellness Programs put Employee Privacy at Risk”
Retrieved: November 19, 2015, from ww.CNN.com
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Provider Organization PPO is one of three main types of managed-care plans. It is a fee-for service plan that contracts with medical care providers who provide services for discounted fees to enrollees. If these providers have contracted with the plans they are paid more, but if they have not contracted with the plans they are covered at a lesser payment rate ("The Private Health Insurance Market", 2015). Payment of a premium and sometimes copay for visits are required for PPOs. Primary care physicians are not required to oversee patient’s care for a PPO and referrals to specialist are not required. The premium and copay for a PPO plan is much higher compared to an HMO or POS plan. There are many
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Intro to task two:
The Indian Health Service (IHS):
The IHS is a health care system for nearly 2 million American Indians and Alaska Natives who belong to the 566 different, federally recognized, tribes in 35 states. 1 IHS is an agency within HHS, which is the Department of Health and Human Services. 2 The Indian Health Service was established in 1955 taking over from the Bureau of Indian Affairs. It is based on Article I, Section 8 of the Constitution and the relationship developed from numerous treaties, Executive Orders, and Supreme Court decisions 3. The IHS is the primary health care provider for the American Indian people 4, and it’s dedicated to raise their health and well-being
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alternative medicine (CAM) has increased in the pediatric oncology community. CAM is the use of herbal therapies to minimize the side effects of chemotherapy. Complementary and alternative medicine is commonly used, but is not always discussed with the health care provider. Not consulting a health care provider before using prescription drugs, with non-prescription drugs can be very harmful towards a child.
According to Quimby “a study conducted by Friedman et al. (1997) showed that 64% of children with cancer use some type of CAM, where only 22% of them told their health care provider. These results suggested that families with chronically ill children are more likely to disclose information
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Composite Health Care System (CHCS)
SPC Snow, Victoria
19 May 2012
Composite Health Care System (CHCS)
Every day that I work I use Composite Health Care System (CHCS) at the Fort Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital. CHCS also works with TRICARE. I will discuss the CHCS process for selecting and acquiring composite health care system was started with one billion dollars, and an eight year contract. The information system that I will examine is the composite health care system. I will identify the process for selecting and acquiring composite health care system. I will also explain how this organization’s goals drive the
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only downside of this is that not all those website available have the correct information every time. Consumers are always advised to make sure they have a follow up with their doctor and not to rely so much on whatever information they get. We have medical websites like the WebMD, the CDC.gov, which have most reliable medical information.
In health care, communication relies on how well people work together to coordinate their goals and establish common understandings. Providers try to be free with their consumers in order for them to feel free and to be open with any health issues they may be facing. The health provider should also be respectful and compassionate when
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health care, that span into the nursing scope of practice, enable nurses to interact with patients in all phases of care. This implies huge responsibility on nursing as a primary care provider, directly involved in patient’s health promotion.
Nurses Role in Health Promotion
Nurses initiate and continue the health promotion process of individuals, families and community by assessing them for their knowledge level, life style, nutrition habits, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds. They evaluate each individual and based on the assessments provide education and guidance to meet individual patient needs. Intervening and motivating the patients whenever required, in the process of their
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Health Care Career Report, Nurse Practitioner
Health Sciences and Related Studies, MDC
Introduction to Health Care, HSC 0003
Health Care Career Report, Nurse Practitioner
Many years ago I chose my studies to begin a career in the medical field. My original goal was to become a Pediatrician. However, at the end of my bachelor’s degree and after many hours spent volunteering at Miami Children’s Hospital, I decided that I wanted a career that would give me more patient provider interaction. I spoke with several doctors, nurses, and other health care providers and decided the best career for me was a Nurse Practitioner. I still have not decided on a
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A health service is a service that provides care and is under the NHS. For examples hospitals or a G.P. They provide treatments but also prevent illnesses through health promotions. A social care service is about providing support to individuals to help them get by and who ever needs it such as emotional support or practical support with daily living tasks.
Statutory care is care that’s paid for and provided by the government and is welcome to everyone. For example, the children’s hospital.
Private care is care that is paid for and isn’t funded by the government. People go private to get things such as scar deduction, moles and lumps removed or operations that they don’t want to wait a
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and immunizations, and to exhibit other behaviors known to be beneficial to health. These include maintaining good diet and exercise practices; self-management behaviors, such as monitoring their condition and adherence to treatment protocols; and health information seeking behaviors, such as asking questions in the medical encounter and using quality information to select a provider.2 Most importantly, studies show that activation is changeable over time. One care team, from their coworkers and supervisors, and from friends and family tend to be more activated and to engage in healthier behaviors and choices.4 their health but may not be able to maintain them in the face of life stressors
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can also facilitate better communication between the physician and the patient and between providers.
In addition to the electronic record, which basically broken down the hierarchical barriers between the patient and the provider, through technology, patients are now having more control of their health. Health care information that used to be held in a “secret chamber” solely by physicians are openly available to the consumers with the click of their fingers, but of course there are still need of medical expertise for sensitive cases. Nevertheless, the awareness brought by the advent of information superhighway is reshaping the way consumer view their health. Consumers in general are
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What is communication? Communication is the process of sharing information, thoughts and feelings between people through speaking, writing or body language. Communication then becomes effective when the information given is understood by the person who it was given to. Communication is vital when it comes to healthcare by effectively providing information to the patients and their families and also conversing with employees in directing proper health care facilities. Communication may be the key to exceptional patient care. The case can be made that good communication is at the heart of patient safety, cultural sensitivity, and the pillar of healthcare. Aligning a patient’s wishes and goals
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Improving the quality of services delivered is paramount to enhancing health system performance. Currently, an apparent contradiction exists between the fact that the United States has the highest quality health care in the world, yet also has a quality “chasm.” To truly improve the quality of the health care delivery system, policies must focus on the individual and population level. This further discusses the method of how health care cost is related to quality of care and money that is available to fund the access to care.
Provider payment structures play an important role in how well the health care delivery system meets the goals of delivering efficient and high-quality care. Policies
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Personal and Professional Health Care Commuication
Feburary 24, 2014
Tracy D. Anderws, DNP,ACNP,CCRN
Personal and Professional Health Care Communication
Personal and professional health care communication plays a major role in the care of the patient and how information is transmitted from one health care provider to the next. Collaborating with all members of the interdisciplinary team ensures that care will be provided at the highest level and patient safety will be first priority in order to have a good outcome. To better serve the community, these are some steps that we as professional nurses will take a look at to promote quality care for our patients. These
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shifting towards minimally invasive procedures. This concept has been equally appreciated by the patient and provider both, benefits to the patient being early discharge and return to normalcy and for the provider a faster turnaround thus higher profitability. This phenomenon has been helped by advancements in the field of laparoscopy, endoscopy, cath labs, etc.
* Home health: With time becoming a precious commodity a significant chunk of population is opting for devices which can provide diagnosis, care within the home environment. This phenomenon helps the patients in saving time and utilizes the saved time for other productive activities. The development in the field of blood
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. For some women, motion sickness bands are helpful. For others, alternative therapies such as acupuncture or hypnosis offer relief. If you're considering an alternative therapy, get the OK from your health care provider first.
Contact your health care provider if the nausea is severe, you're passing only a small amount of urine or it's dark in color, you can't keep down liquids, you feel dizzy or faint when standing up, your heart is racing, or you vomit blood.
Tender, swollen breasts
Soon after conception, hormonal changes might make your breasts tender, tingly or sore. Or your breasts might feel fuller and heavier. Wearing a more supportive bra or a sports bra might help.
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Quality in Healthcare
November 14, 2011
Quality in Healthcare
Analyze future trends in U.S. healthcare related to that one topic.
How does the quality of healthcare in the United States compare to the quality of care in other industrialized nations?
Focuses of facility sizes and procedures
facility sizes to assist a growing population
facility procedures to increase care
Staff procedures to increase communication
How can an acceptable quality of health care be assured for all?
Through follow up procedures and through grade card procedures for physicians.
Being sure that all care that is given is given the same for all
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government. The opportunity this provides is providing affordable health care options to all Americans who cannot afford private insurance or are not offered insurance through their employer. This will have cost savings on two fronts, with a competing health coverage provider, commercial entities will have to become more competitive with pricing or offer more benefits that make it more appealing to policy holders to stay on board, like how private universities must compete with public universities. The other savings will come to people through the reduction of cost of taking care of uninsured Americans and the burden that is shifted to tax payers to make up for the lost money. Like all public
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* Important tools to use: Empathy, Patience, Clarity, Positivity, and Self-improvement.
* Be consistent on the message that you are trying to convey to ensure that the audience interprets the information in the same way you are conveying it.
Communication with different Cultures
* When dealing with different cultures, mental health providers should be aware of issues that influences a persons identity.
* The provider should be aware of the following things during the interview: race, age, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and gender.
* Barriers to Mental Health Care in minority populations that prevent individuals from seeking assistance are: fear
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A comprehensive assessment of the geriatric patient is very important for many reasons and the first being a baseline if nothing else. Today when we use the term geriatric or elderly this does not mean that this person is in a wheelchair or walking with a walker, it is in regards to where they are in their lifespan. Therefore a comprehensive assessment for one may be totally different for another. The healthcare provider needs to keep in mind that this could make the geriatric patient have feelings of hopelessness and helplessness.
Comprehensive geriatric assessment (CGA) should being with collecting a health history by interviewing the patient and their family members if needed. The
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-ranging of medical benefits. The coverage would include all “medical necessary services” such as doctor and hospital visits, preventive care, long-term care, mental health, reproductive health care, dental, vision, prescription drugs, and medical supply cost. (PNHP, 2010) Care would be based on need and not on the ability to pay. Hospital billing would be completely removed. Hospitals would receive a large sum payment from the government annually to cover functioning expenses. There would a separate budget that will cover other expenses such as expending hospitals, marketing, and the purchase of new technology, etc. There will be three options in which a provider may receive payment
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phrase used to describe a type of medical decision making when a patient is seen for an E/M service. |
New patient (NP) | An individual who has not received any professional services from the physician or another physician of the same specialty who belongs to the same group practice within the past 3 years. |
Non-physician practitioner (NPP) | Health care provider who meets state licensing requirements to provide specific medical services. |
Ordering physician | The physician ordering nonphysician services for a patient (e.g., diagnostic laboratory tests, pharmaceutical services, or durable medical equipment) when an insurance claim is submitted by a nonphysician supplier of services
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would need. Another point of comparison between the two is the eligibility field. Medicare’s eligibility is not income based. Furthermore, all persons over 65 years old are automatically eligible while younger person become eligible based on disability and specific needs. On the other hand, Medicaid’s eligibility is based on income.
Healthcare Frauds. Health care fraud, categorized under white-collar crime, refers to the filing of false health claims to get a profit. This is done when corrupt and untruthful provider or member maliciously submits or makes someone else to file information that is misleading. There are many forms of such deceptive health care schemes where a health care
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HCS/490 HEALTH CARE CONSUMER - TRENDS AND MARKETING
March 16th, 2012
The intent of this paper is to ascertain one specific mode of communication used by consumers and healthcare providers. The communication modality that was chosen was electronic medical records (EMR’s).
This paper will first define what an EMR is, then list and discuss several different modality aspects (as it pertains to EMR’s) to include, benefit to the patient and how the EMR differs from other modes of communication. In addition, this paper will explain one reason why the EMR is an effective means of communication between consumers and
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can be evaluated by their education, by how much money they make and by what type of work they do. The socioeconomic status determines who they are as a person, a community or a population. This writer believes that the Hispanics health status and their socioeconomic status go hand in hand. If they are unable to obtain stable high paying jobs, then they are unable to provide for their families or obtain good medical care for themselves. How do we as healthcare workers incorporate health promotion within the Hispanic community?
Hispanics and Health Promotion
Health promotion is defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as the process which helps people take control over the
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intended to track patient’s entire health and medical history in an electronic format. A patient’s information can easily be retrievable and can make a patient navigate through the health care system much safer and more efficient.
The Electronic Medical Record can help organize patient information better, such as diagnoses, medications, and test result in a way that make guidelines easier to follow. It can provide automated prompts and reminders for when tests are due or when control of chronic disease is suboptimal. Through a tracking system and disease registries the EMR can improve patient care from outside to identify potential quality problems. The EMR also support diseases
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Company Objectives and Overall Marketing Objectives
ContinuCare Health Services Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Erlanger Health System and was founded as a Medicare-certified home health agency in 1984 (ContinuCare, 2011). ContinuCare expanded its services to medical billing and management assistance to multiple healthcare providers. In 2012 ContinuCare purchased a local pharmacy called Moore & King and changed the name to Erlanger Pharmacy. Being an in home healthcare provider, ContinuCare’s objective is to provide and deliver professional in home healthcare to patients that are homebound, in need of prescriptions, and recovering from hospital visits.
ContinuCare’s slogan is
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Letter of Intent
Grand Canyon University
July 27, 2015
Letter of Intent
My desire to become a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) has been a goal of pursuit for many years. Blessings have presented themselves and, as such, afforded the time and resources so that I may now, fully pursue that goal. Grand Canyon University’s FNP program will properly prepare me, allowing provision of evidenced-based care to an array of patients with varying health complexities. Serving as a primary provider of underserved populations in Phoenix, AZ, with a preventative healthcare focus would fuel my passion of patient empowerment. Improving delivery and access of healthcare to
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teamwork. Functions of management when managing others include decision-making and implementation of policies. A great manager has to ensure that all employees are competent and understand their role in making the organization successful.
When managing a healthcare organization you have to relate to each. Amplifying the diversity of health care organization is a crucial task. Health care workers and leaders also must have the "know how" to embrace diversity of all types (“Strategies for Leadership”, 2004). Healthcare management must prepare for types of people that need their services. They have a great significance on the way patients see healthcare. Diversity in an organization also
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between trading partners. Many healthcare partners, payers, vendors and fiscal intermediaries choose EDI as a fast, inexpensive, and safe method for automating the business processes that take place.
EMR - Electronic medical record
An electronic medical record (EMR) is a computerized medical record created in an organization that delivers care, such as a hospital or physician's office. Electronic medical records tend to be a part of a local stand-alone health information system that allows storage, retrieval and modification of records.
EHR - Electronic Health Record
An Electronic Health Record (EHR) is an electronic version of a patient’s medical history, that is maintained by the provider over time, and may include all of the key administrative clinical data relevant to that persons care under a particular provider, including demographics, progress notes, problems, medications, vital signs, past medical history, immunizations, laboratory data and radiology reports.
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problem: waiting to get an appointment with a health care provider, and waiting to receive care in a health center or emergency room after arrival. Participants recognized that the health centers were limited in the amount of services they could provide because of limited budgets and personnel. They believed, however, that the timeliness of service could be improved. Emergency rooms were perceived as having shorter wait times to receive service, but longer wait times were also described.
“You know, it’s months down the line to get an appointment into the hospital for the referral, you know.” “I have one woman that had a child in a sickle cell crisis and she had had her appointment for the
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Successful interventions to improve diabetes outcomes among vulnerable populations should occur in community settings and occur at multiple levels. Utilization of community educators and respected lay people as leaders, one-on-one interventions with individualized assessment, and high intensity programs delivered over a long duration are optimal in combating diabetes care management with the senior population. In contrast, methods such as traditional didactic crash coarse teaching and interventions focused solely on diabetes knowledge are less effective in improving care among older, mature adults. Effective intervention involves cultural tailoring at patient, provider, health care system, and
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influence the customer to change their service provider.
• Another rationale of study is to understand the consumer preference towards the health insurance because the perception may vary by customer to customer.
REVIEW OF LITERATURE
Various studies related directly or indirectly with the objectives of the present study were reviewed.
It has been observed that insurance agents should constantly monitor the level of satisfaction among his/her customers to keep themselves close to the customers for fulfilling their needs (Joseph et al., 2003). Ennew et al. (1993) indicated that a comparison of mean scores on the importance of service attributes provides a very effective method of
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provider perception of the client’s literacy level” (77). Literacy in the health and human services is conducive to fulfilling the intent of maintain the welfare of the people. When literacy levels are high, patients are empowered and form alliances, simply because there is an understanding of basic medical terminology. Those patients who are adequately informed take an active role in self-management and participate health-promoting behaviors. Finally, the inability to understand medical providers increases the likelihood that instructions are fulfilled, impacting the quality of health care. (van Servellen, 2009, 206-207)
Attempting bridge the gap in communication of health and human service
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Health management data
Health information management (HIM) is the practice of maintenance and care of health records by traditional (paper-based) and electronic means in hospitals, physician's office clinics, health departments, health insurance companies, and other facilities that provide health care or maintenance of health records. Health care organizations are faced with increasingly disparate data collection and reporting requirements from a wide variety of public and private organizations. Each organization is required to collect different types of data for the purposes of patient safety, quality improvement, and or for patient satisfaction initiatives. In this paper, author
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treatment and how does it get accomplished?
Each of us has responsibility to be a provider for his or her own health out of thankfulness for the gift of life. This means taking effective steps to promote health and prevent illness and disease (for example, eating well, getting adequate exercise and sleep, avoiding use of tobacco and abuse of drugs, limiting alcohol, and using car seat restraints). It means balancing responsibility for health with other responsibilities. It also means seeking care as needed, recognizing that disability, disease, and illness do occur, even to those who are good stewards of their health. Patients and health care professionals share responsibility to use
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Dependent Care Benefits
Dependent care benefits include: • Amounts your employer paid directly to either you or your care provider for the care of your qualifying person(s) while you worked, • The fair market value of care in a daycare facility provided or sponsored by your employer, and • Pre-tax contributions you made under a dependent care flexible spending arrangement (FSA). Your salary may have been reduced to pay for these benefits. If you received dependent care benefits as an employee, they should be shown in box 10 of your 2010 Form(s) W-2. Benefits you received as a partner should be shown in box 13 of your Schedule K-1 (Form 1065) with code O.
Special rule for
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service users nor their colleagues, regardless of the action being intentional or not. This can influence the quality of the provision by allowing everyone to feel important and their culture, religion or sexuality to be made significant in the care provided to every individual. It is also important that each and every staff member promotes their patients and clients giving everyone the same opportunity; for example if one person was able to have their treatment carried out in a different city where the price for it was lower anyone else who wants to do the same should be given the chance to and helped with it. Whistleblowing is crucial in health care and any inappropriate behaviours should be immediately reported, this way the service user will feel safe and comfortable in coming to treatment in that provision as well as recommending it to other people knowing that it is outstanding.
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employees to have more preferences in physician and hospitals. The major disadvantage is that premiums are more expensive and deductibles and co-payments are also higher than with managed care.
Managed Care Plans such as Health Maintenance Organizations (HMO’s) and Preferred Provider Organizations (PPO’s) use a network of providers to prevent health situations from becoming more serious--and costly. This is would be very costly for Humberto, although it is very popular in most business- however these are mostly large businesses.
Savings Based Plans such as Health Savings Accounts (HSAs), Health Reimbursement Accounts (HRAs) and Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) also called cafeteria
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a study done by Laurent, Herman, Reeves, Braspenning, & Spinbald, “The findings suggest that appropriately trained nurses can produce as high quality care as primary care doctors and achieve as good health outcomes for patients.” Naylor and Kurtzman found that Nurse Practitioners “out performed physicians in measures of consultation time, patient follow-up and patient satisfaction.”(Naylor & Kurtzman, 2010). A 2002 report to Congress by the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission, however, was unable to find reliable data to discern clear differences in the two groups’ outcomes and expenses.
NPs are legally authorized to diagnose, treat, and prescribe without mandated relationships with MDs in