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In general, verbal communication conveys specific words and thoughts, but nonverbal communication conveys attitudes and feelings. In the context of interactions between health care providers and...

Latest answer posted August 28, 2013 5:51 pm UTC

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First of all, we must note that there are many people who would argue that the government should not regulate health care. Conservatives generally believe that the government should not regulate...

Latest answer posted November 15, 2012 3:48 am UTC

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Strategic planning, performance improvement, and information systems are each essential components of an effective organization. They are especially important in the context of healthcare because...

Latest answer posted October 27, 2019 9:16 pm UTC

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By "organization members" you may be talking about stockholders-at-large and immediate participants within the organization. For this reason, the healthcare experience when it comes to technology...

Latest answer posted December 14, 2015 6:42 pm UTC

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The difference between “quality of service” and “quality of health care” can be confusing, as both are oriented toward the public welfare and the provision of the most positive experience for the...

Latest answer posted April 2, 2019 4:47 pm UTC

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Today, there is a major push to try to get more of our health and medical records to be in electronic form. There are a number of benefits to having this. First, they could make health care be...

Latest answer posted December 11, 2012 4:30 am UTC

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There are a number of causes of rising health care costs in the United States. Let us look at a few of them. Lack of awareness of costs. In our system, we are not really aware of what our health...

Latest answer posted July 31, 2013 1:59 pm UTC

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On a very basic level, there are three main ways in which people pay for health care. First, there is a purely private system, in which individuals pay out of their own pockets if they can afford...

Latest answer posted October 10, 2012 6:30 am UTC

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Having looked through the World Bank website, this page is the one that seems to be the best for answering your question. It gives health expenditures for all countries. It also gives health...

Latest answer posted November 13, 2013 2:55 am UTC

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Strategic planning, performance improvement and information systems are all important in the delivery of quality health care. Each item is interrelated to each other. Many health care...

Latest answer posted July 17, 2013 8:12 pm UTC

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“Primary health care” has two basic meanings. The first refers to the initial introduction to the health care system experienced by an individual or family. The way insurance policies are...

Latest answer posted August 15, 2013 4:22 pm UTC

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If we knew for certain what could cause better care to be provided, we would already be providing “better care.” However, we cannot be certain of how to do this. Today, there are two main visions...

Latest answer posted October 12, 2012 7:32 pm UTC

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The aging population has many health and social needs. In order to address the health needs of the aging population, their caregivers must receive support. Caregivers can be family members or...

Latest answer posted August 21, 2013 3:22 am UTC

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One of the interesting things about government programs, including those sponsored by the Department of Defense (with whom this educator worked for many years in his capacity as a military...

Latest answer posted December 19, 2013 10:08 pm UTC

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The main way in which health insurance coverage does this comes from the way in which most Americans get their insurance. Most of us are insured through our jobs. Employers can only afford health...

Latest answer posted December 11, 2012 10:25 pm UTC

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Alternative therapies are meant to supplement conventional medical treatments. The rise of alternative therapies has opened doors for medical professionals to expand their medical practices to...

Latest answer posted September 16, 2015 3:56 am UTC

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This is a complicated question. On the one hand, it does seem that smokers should be barred from using the government health system. They are choosing to take an action that is almost certain to...

Latest answer posted April 22, 2013 5:57 pm UTC

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Many variables exist which make people vulnerable for homelessness. One variable is whether the job or jobs held pay a living wage to afford to pay either rent or a mortgage. If the job is not...

Latest answer posted July 18, 2013 2:26 am UTC

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The most needed change in our system is a change away from our current fee for service model of paying for health care. Our health insurance companies pay doctors and other providers for every...

Latest answer posted October 30, 2012 12:39 am UTC

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To make this argument, we would have to say that the right to a certain level of health care is a basic human right that exists regardless of what any particular government says. In America, we all...

Latest answer posted October 9, 2012 2:57 pm UTC

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The main kind of health care system that other countries have and which is very different from that of the United States is the single-payer system in which the government provides health care...

Latest answer posted June 14, 2013 6:07 pm UTC

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It is very hard to know where the health care system will be or what it will look like in ten years. This is largely because of the degree to which this is a political issue and the extreme...

Latest answer posted August 23, 2013 1:55 pm UTC

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I would argue that benchmarking is an ethical way of rating health care organizations. It is ethical so long as the benchmarks are legitimate benchmarks. If meeting or exceeding the benchmarks...

Latest answer posted November 25, 2013 4:56 am UTC

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Hospitals are structured both horizontally and vertically. It is the rarest of businesses or organizations that is not primarily vertically integrated, as the top-down structure is necessary to...

Latest answer posted December 19, 2013 9:04 pm UTC

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Almost all consumers of health care have surely been influenced by the media to some extent on the issue of health care. This is because much of what we know about health care issues consists of...

Latest answer posted September 11, 2013 4:04 am UTC

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Consumerism is the attitude in which consumers constantly want more material goods. They feel that more is better and they feel that material things are very important. Consumerism is also a...

Latest answer posted November 10, 2012 3:33 pm UTC

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I would absolutely communicate with healthcare professionals by email. In fact, I am rather disappointed that I am not already able to do so. The main benefit of email communication would be that...

Latest answer posted September 25, 2013 1:01 am UTC

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It is not possible to know what combination of motives each doctor has for ordering the number of tests that they do. It may even be the case that doctors themselves do not know what is truly...

Latest answer posted May 27, 2013 4:22 pm UTC

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A thesis statement is one or two sentences encompassing the main point of your argument. A good thesis must be one on which people could reasonably disagree. Something to which there is no...

Latest answer posted January 28, 2020 9:40 pm UTC

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Cultural incompetence in healthcare delivery refers to the failure of medical professionals to adequately understand and respond to cultural differences among their patients. There are many...

Latest answer posted November 5, 2019 2:13 pm UTC

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Hospitals, for better or worse, are businesses, and they are run like businesses. Hospital administrators have balance sheets that reflect projected revenues and expenses for each fiscal year and,...

Latest answer posted October 20, 2013 1:09 am UTC

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The main issue that is related to people who are uninsured is the cost of their care. Even though these people have no health insurance, there are still times when they absolutely have to have...

Latest answer posted September 30, 2013 11:32 pm UTC

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It is important to realize that essentially everyone in the United States is a stakeholder in the issue of people who lack medical insurance. That is because everyone is affected in some way by...

Latest answer posted September 30, 2013 11:45 pm UTC

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Obviously, the answer to this question is going to vary widely depending on the circumstances of the individual responding to the question. I, personally, have been very lucky to this point. In...

Latest answer posted July 19, 2013 6:56 pm UTC

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No nurse or physician can be expected to make a completely accurate diagnosis of a patient's condition absent the relevant information. While it seems tautological to suggest that such a situation...

Latest answer posted December 2, 2016 5:50 am UTC

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There are at least two main ways in which electronic medical records would be beneficial to the nation as a whole. First, there are benefits to patients. If medical records were available in...

Latest answer posted June 20, 2013 8:19 pm UTC

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For this answer, I am assuming that you are asking about recent advances and I am assuming that drugs do not count as technology. Given those assumptions, I would argue that relatively...

Latest answer posted June 20, 2013 8:45 pm UTC

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The growing financial and social burden of caring for the increasing numbers of elderly in the United States –mainly Baby Boomers born between the years of 1946 and 1964 – will represent a major...

Latest answer posted August 25, 2013 3:03 am UTC

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In the long run, it is uncertain how employers may respond to the Affordable Health Care Act when its individual mandate comes into effect. In the long run, especially in light of the recent...

Latest answer posted November 9, 2012 2:56 pm UTC

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The first element of consumer demand that will shape the health care market for seniors is is simply the changing demographics of most wealthy nations, in which the population of the elderly is an...

Latest answer posted August 26, 2018 8:05 pm UTC

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I would hope that no clinician would ever make a frivolous diagnosis. But certainly, erroneous diagnoses are made and possibly some that are wrongful, rather than erroneous. Factors that can lead...

Latest answer posted January 28, 2013 2:34 pm UTC

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There are at least two main positive aspects of all the medical information available on the internet. First, it can be helpful because it can make for patients who are better informed about their...

Latest answer posted June 5, 2013 9:56 pm UTC

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I would argue that it is fair and ethical to offer these services for some and not for others so long as the people running the program use appropriate criteria to decide who gets the services and...

Latest answer posted November 21, 2013 3:00 am UTC

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To make this argument, we can point to two factors. First, health care is an absolute necessity in most cases. Therefore, it is not like most markets in which buyers and sellers have relatively...

Latest answer posted October 28, 2012 5:09 am UTC

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First, we must realize that we cannot predict what each individual person will do. All we can do is to predict what will happen on average. On average, the laws of economics tell us that people...

Latest answer posted May 28, 2013 4:51 am UTC

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There are various suggestions that have been made that could help control health care costs. One solution would be for consumers to pay the full cost of their health care. By doing this, consumers...

Latest answer posted December 28, 2017 11:56 pm UTC

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The main reason for this is that the United States cannot afford to continue paying escalating medical costs. Therefore, political and social changes will have to happen to bring costs down....

Latest answer posted October 10, 2012 7:11 pm UTC

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The main positive aspect of this is essentially seen in the question. There is more information available to individuals today. They do not have to be completely dependent on their doctors for...

Latest answer posted June 15, 2013 3:17 pm UTC

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Political and social changes will have a greater effect on the future cost of health care in the United States. As pertains to political changes, no matter who wins the election, Obama or Romney,...

Latest answer posted October 11, 2012 9:00 pm UTC

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Health care should not be provided in this manner because that would lead to a “Medicare for all” system that would be inefficient. We certainly should try to provide health care to all people. We...

Latest answer posted October 10, 2012 10:43 pm UTC

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