Healthcare Ethics: Organ Transplantation As technology becomes increasingly part of the medical field, health care professionals are currently tasked with scrutinizing ethical dilemmas. Over the years, there have been growing concerns over organ transplantation in modern medicine, particularly when it comes to organ tourism where individuals have been restricted to traveling to other nations to
Business Recommendations             As a healthcare facility with aspirations of becoming the health care provider of choice in Bedford, Community Hospital stands to move a step closer towards achieving this mission with the establishment of an off-site urgent care center at the local mall. Studies have shown that there is an increasing preference for episodic
What is the one thought that stands out in your mind after reading this article? After reading the article, I believe that the high rates of patient readmissions that the U.S. health system records every month are because the system focuses on financial gain rather than provision of high-quality health services to patients. In a
HIPAA Privacy Rule The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) privacy rule comes up with the federal standards fundamental when it comes to safeguarding the medical and personal health information belonging to patients. HIPAA is also applicable to healthcare plans and the manner in which electronic transactions are conducted by healthcare providers. HIPAA determines
National Union of Health Workers Question One Historically, labor unions have played a significant role in advocating for the rights and welfare of health workers. For instance, they have supported better working condition and remuneration of workers, criminalization of child labor, and protection of freedom of workers (Hagedom, 2016). Despite their significant role, the density
Types of Consent and Payers Part 1   Type of consent   Define the type of consent (20 to 45 words)   Identify 4 principles of consent (20 to 45 words) Describe the impact of consent on the health care industry (45 to 90 words). Informed consent The process through which a patient learns and
The Role of Managed Care and Other Models for Reimbursement The U.S. adopted managed care in its public in the past centuries. Managed care is a healthcare service in which the government coordinates healthcare services through legislation. Quality and cost of medical expenses coordinating the provision of healthcare services. The U.S. government uses a payment
Discussion Fraud and Abuse Healthcare has evolved from caregiver-centered to being patient-centered. In the current dispensation, the patients have a voice on what they expect from the medical service provider and how their insurance is utilized vis-à-vis the kinds of services they receive. The current patients are also keen to understand how, why, and what
Challenges that Leaders of Today’s Health Care Organizations Face             Health care is one of the critical building pillars of socio-economic and political development in any society. Its accessibility, availability, and quality is vital in determining key socio-economic factors such as population growth, quality of life, lifespan, and economic productivity. The centrality of health care
Teams Question One A research team adopts a model that assigns specific roles to a team member, and for each task, there is are particular responsibilities attached to it. Therefore, in a research team, there are principal investigators, Coordinators, Research Assistants, and Quality Control officers.  Under that model, the principal investigator develops sound research protocols