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What are the differences and similarities between Hildegard Peplau's and Jean Watson's theories on nursing? What are the practical applications of both theories? And which theory is the best supporting communication in nursing today?
What are some types of performance that a manager would have to control for a home healthcare agency? A health insurance company? A primary care clinic? An outpatient surgery facility? A mental health counselling center? A medical supply store? Describe the three-step approach that managers use for control. Which steps do you think would be the most difficult? What could you do to make the step easier?
What recourse does the patient have with the health insurance carrier? A patient is diagnosed with degenerative disk disease and is seeking treatment for chronic, acute pain. A spine surgeon recommends a spinal fusion to relieve the patient's unrelenting pain. This surgical procedure is considered experimental and is denied by the utilization review of the patient’s health care insurance.
What are the needs and treatment options for victims of substance abuse disorders?
What are the flaws and successes in the US healthcare system?
Should one consider implementing daily huddles in one's healthcare practice, and how would one initiate this expectation?
With knowledge of the services provided, evidence-based practice, interdisciplinary collaboration and care, and scheduling, how can I prepare a financial plan for a nursing home unit with the goal to reduce waste and improve efficiency?
What are the statute of limitations in ohio for sueing a doctor that performs surgery without consent?
Explore a policy initiative undertaken or supported by a hospital (please name the hospital you select) and discuss how the issue is being addressed. It can be an internal policy affecting a group of patients or an external policy affecting the larger community. Provide a brief overview of the initiative, the context of the initiative, and who are the stakeholders. Identify the various organizations and agencies that are supporting/opposing or involved in the policy effort. Who or what department functioned as the policy advocate and what actions were taken that made this effort successful? Discuss briefly how the issues are affecting healthcare beyond your institution, community, and globally.
Some insurance plans strictly limit coverage for mental health treatment, for instance, paying for only a small number of therapeutic sessions or restricting coverage to the most severe cases only. Why do you think that insurance companies limit mental health care when even very small physical ailments are covered? What might be the justification for limiting care for psychological disorders? What are the potential problems with this approach?
With COVID-19 being a real concern among healthcare workers and patients, especially those with underlying conditions like COPD, and considering the importance of disinfection in medical settings, what would you suggest as a solution to this problem?
Comparing cholera and COVID-19, have we made any progress as a society in our response to our most vulnerable members, or has the date just changed and everything else remained the same?
Why did the Affordable Care Act not resolve the disparity issues in healthcare? What would need to be done for the ACA to work effectively for minorities? I am writing a research paper on this topic. The link is provided below. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4940635/
Within the context of healthcare, what are managerial responsibilities related to administrative ethical issues, such as patient confidentiality (HIPAA)? How might health care managers become sensitive to administrative ethical issues?
How successful have US healthcare planning efforts been?
How is the doctrine of informed consent used and why is it important?