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A 9 page paper providing the text of PowerPoint® presentation slides and speaker notes examining the report of a study done for the purpose of developing an algorithm enabling more accurate assessment of hospital readmission rates across varied state systems. Benchmark data established using the approach developed here can be useful in tracking high-level ...

Circadian Rhythms

  • 6 page paper

This 6 page paper examines Circadian Rhythms what they are, how they work and their biology along with some of the medical and non medical myths that surround this little known subject. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

A 3 page review of Christy Brown's touching personal story entitled "My Left Foot" -- the auto-biography of an individual who suffered from Cerebral Palsy and was paralyzed so that he had control over only one foot. The writer focuses upon Christy's struggles and the idea that his story evidences the importance of treating everyone ...

A 30 page overview of emergency management. Speaking largely from the perspective of the events that unfolded prior to, during, and after Hurricane Katrina, the author addresses such aspects of emergency management as preplanning, evacuation, fire fighting, health care, and housing. Bibliography lists 18 sources.

A 3 page paper which examines the use of case management in managed care. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

This 12 page report discusses health promotion in the workplace and developing programs that are supportive of all employees’ and their diversity of ethnic and cultural backgrounds. A fictional company, WeSciFi, is used as an example of a high tech company that wants to implement a health promotion program at their organization.In any corporate arena, the health and well-being of the ...

A 5 page paper answering four utilization questions arising from plans to add a chronic care unit to a local hospital. The Director of a General Medicine program needs to implement a 30-bed chronic care unit in an existing hospital in Canada. The unit will take some patients immediately as another hospital closes; ...

A 15 page paper answering three questions about future health care strategy. Questions address the best broad strategies to pursue; implications of change in health care and in society; and the competencies that future health care leaders will need for management. Bibliography lists 17 sources.

A 6 page paper discussing several management theories that can be found to be operational in health care, followed by a synthesis of how those theories can be used to bring about transformation in the health care industry. The paper discusses contingency theory, situational leadership, leader-member exchange and change theory as being useful in ...

A 4 page paper discussing concerns of health care materials management. Materials management can have a profound effect on total cost of health care. Specialized clinics and offices addressing only a limited number of types of conditions can plan better for material needs than can a hospital that cannot know from day to ...

This 7-page paper focuses on the pharmaceutical industry and how its growth has compared with business cycles from 1980-2000. The essay examines the general economic cycles during this period, and, when possible, notes revenues and growth of the pharmaceutical industry. Also discussed are recommendations on how pharmaceutical companies can work with business cycles. Bibliography lists ...

A 14 page business plan for Hamilton View, a long-term care facility offering all options. Hamilton View proposes to provide a full range of options for seniors, beginning with independent living, moving into assisted living and then to full nursing home services. The benefit for residents is that they can enter at any ...

A 15 page paper providing business and marketing plans for a new home health service in an Ohio town. The paper discusses the changing nature of the health care industry and Medicare’s influence on it and demographic changes as the population ages to conclude that an adequate market for the new service exists in ...

A 6 page paper using the annual report of UCLA Healthcare to judge whether this is a good place to work. Judging only from what can be surmised from the annual report, UCLA Healthcare appears to be a very good place to work. Certainly it is financially stable, and it also enjoys a ...

An 11 page paper. Recent events in our country have demonstrated a clear need for emergency medical response teams that can be deployed and get to the affected location quickly. This paper provides a business plan for such an agency. The paper begins with an executive summary. The introduction discusses the need for this type ...

An 8 page paper providing a task list and risk management plan for an IT project at a nonprofit community hospital. The hospital will be providing prescription drugs to patients at a discount, which before Medicare's prescription plan would not have been permitted. The paper identifies five risks and mitigation strategies for those ...

A 4 page paper providing a short overview of the development of TQM and its applicability in the hospital setting. Obvious points at which process improvements are beneficial are those related to patient outcome of course, and those responding to medical emergencies must have the freedom to make the choices necessary in situations often ...

This 6 page paper discusses what stress is, how it affects the body, and how to manage it. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 4 page paper. CRM was initially developed in the aviation industry because of the number of human errors that caused or contributed fatal air crashes. This paper introduces CRM, then discusses the need for such an approach in medicine and health care. Given the tens of thousands of preventable deaths in hospitals each year, ...

A 4 page paper. This essay discusses the legal need for consent forms, the need for consent forms to inform, a new way for physicians to perceive these forms, the importance of them and comments from the CMS regarding these forms. The last part of the paper discusses the issue or emergencies and emergency ...

A 4 page paper that responds to questions about a book chapter, "Stake Holder Dynamics" by Coppola, Erchkenbrack and Ledlow. The writer discusses issues regarding Kissick's Iron Triangle and the Managed Care Quaternion in terms of health information management and today's health care environment. Bibliography lists 1 source.

10 pages in length. Because of misdirected authority, physicians do not possess the power to treat their patients with the best possible care; as such, they are forced by insurance company policies to focus more upon running smooth production rather than customer needs. By skewing the focus in this way, HMO practitioners are ...

This 5 page paper discusses the "players" in the current debate on health care for the elderly; their different positions and ideologies; the political power seniors have; changes in attitudes towards care over the years; and proposed solutions to the current crisis. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

An 8 page paper. There are many arguments for and against this Act. This essay will provide an argument against the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The essay will explain why this is a bad Act and discuss the ethical issues and Constitutional issues surrounding it. For a proper argument, however, some of ...

A 5 page emphasis of the importance of the Patient Self Determination Act in health services. The author reviews the case of Terry Schiavo to stress the importance of having one’s wishes regarded their health care clearly recorded in a legally valid document. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

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