• A New Health Care System
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    A New Health Care System One of the major problems nagging America is the need for a new health care system. The number of uninsured Americans needing medical treatment is rising. Medicare, a major part of the American health care system, is projected to go broke in 2019 according to USA Today's article, "Congress refuses to swallow cures for ailing Medicare." I have seen this ruin people's pursuit of happiness. I worked in a nursing home for the past five years. Many elderly patients run out of...
  • The Pros And Cons Of Managed Mental Health Care
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    Abstract This paper will discuss the different effects managed care has on the quality of mental health care for its clients. On the positive, managed care has increased availability to a client al that would otherwise not be able to afford mental health care. On the negative, there has been a reduction in quality in order for managed care corporations to keep costs low and still make money. Proper implementation of managed mental health care would likely result in high quality, low cost mental ...
  • Hippa Effects Of Health Insurance
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    Effects of the Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA) Introduction Just when Americans thought it was safe to turn on their computers after this years anticipated Y 2 K catastrophe, now comes the federal governments new Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA) - privacy regulations that will create new, insurmountable challenges for todays healthcare industry. The Y 2 K bug is estimated to have cost the health care industry upwards of $10 billion. By compariso...
  • Od In Healthcare Health Care
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    ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN HEALTH CARE Literature Research Submitted To: In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for HRM 440 Managing Organizational Change By: Andy Ross Colorado Springs, CO 9 December 1999 TABLE OF CONTENTS TABLE OF CONTENTS 1 ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN HEALTH CARE 2 INTRODUCTION 2 TRADITIONAL MODELS IN HEALTH CARE 2 THE NEW HEALTH CARE MODEL 4 THE NEW MODEL CHALLENGES AND SUCCESSES 5 CONCLUSION 7 Works Cited 8 ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN HEALTH CARE INTRODUCTION The...
  • Health Care Insurance Healthcare
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    Should the United States adopt a Universal Health coverage system Germany, the Netherlands, Japan, and in the United States Hawaii, all use a system of health care that is universal, comprehensive, and private. In, 1993, President Clinton proposed a plan for universal health insurance. Since then opponents have managed to oppress the plan while assuring the public that while they supported the idea in principle, they just wanted to package it in a better way. Major changes in the present healthc...
  • Profit Vs Not For Profit Hospitals
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    The delivery of health care is in term oil. With all the technology and medical advances, how can the consumer be sure they will receive the best possible health care available? I believe the answer lays with in the type of facility one uses. Look at the For Profit and Not for Profit agencies. At a not for profit agency, the money goes back to the community. In a for profit the money goes to the corporation or share holders. So how does this affect the type of health care delivered? A not for pr...
  • Public Policy Analysis For Not For Profits
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    Health Care Action Task Force Jobs with Justice. Mission Jobs with Justice (JwJ) is a coalition of 75 local labor, community, student, and religious groups organized to win concrete victories on the road to achieving economic justice and lasting social change. We engage working people in addressing the root causes of poverty, organizing support for workers treated unjustly and / or illegally in the workplace and in organizing an economic base that respects the dignity of the entire community. St...
  • Health Care People Doctors Access
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    2. The twin problems of the health care industry as viewed by society are cost and access. First of all, the cost of getting health care is very high and it is getting higher each day. This has been mostly caused by the combination of high cost and an increase in quantity of services provided to the communities. The other problem involves access to health care. American enjoy limited or no access to health care. Many efforts have been done to reform this, but still but still many people are lef...
  • Operation Management Definition Paper
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    Operation Management Definition Paper The purpose of this paper is to describe the importance of operations management to a health care organization. In addition, the author of this paper will provide a personal definition of what operations management means and why is important to a healthcare organization. According to the Institute of Operations Management The cost of providing fast, reliable health care is always an emotive issue, but it has been brought to the fore again via the Gershon rep...
  • Telemedicine Health Care
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    Telemedicine: The Future in Health Care Topic Question: Is vital for health care delivery? The idea of is not new. In fact, when we get sick we often pick up the phone and discuss our conditions and possible treatments with our health care providers through the telephone. When there is an accident we dial 911 to obtain emergency assistance. These are just a few simple examples of applications of. With advancements in technology, the new era of will allow the patients and doctors to actually comm...
  • Canadas Health Care Canadians Party Canada
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    Today, Canadians are concerned with many issues involving health care. It is the responsibility of the provincial party to come up with a fair, yet reasonable solution to this issue. This solution must support Canadians for the best; it involves people and how they are treated when in need for health care. The Liberal party feels that they have the best solution that will provide Canadians with the best results. It states that people will have the protection of medicare and will help with concer...
  • Canada Health Act Care System Private
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    ... The Undermining of the Canada Health Act Samantha DescoteauxUniversity of Alberta Nurs 395 Abstract In the past, Canada's government-funded, universally accessible, health care system has been praised and admired both at home and abroad as one of the finest in the world. A great source of pride and comfort for many Canadians is that it is based on five fundamental principles. Principles that are a reflection of the values held by Canadian citizens since the formation of Medicare in 1966. The...
  • Evaluating North American Health Systems
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    INTRODUCTION Compensating the affairs of economic efficiency with the demands of sociopolitical rights is a constant source of tension in Canada and the United States alike. In no other element is this tension more apparent than in the group of complex markets we call the health care system. Canadians have been fortunate enough to receive a universal health care system for nearly forty years. This is a single-payer system funded by the governments, both provincial and federal, but at what costs ...
  • Medical Savings Accounts Health Care
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    Abstract Medical savings accounts (MSAs) were proposed in 1997 as a supplemental mechanism for financing health care services. Medical savings accounts are used to accumulate funds for health care expenditures just as individual retirement accounts (IRAs) accumulate funds for retirement. Changes in the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Tax Code permit tax-deductible contributions by employees and employers to MSAs and allow interest and earnings to accumulate without taxation. Funds can be withdraw...
  • African Americans Multidimensional Health Care Crisis
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    African Americans face a multidimensional health care crisis that affects the young or old, rich or poor. Too many African Americans are uninsured or underinsured. The elderly cannot afford long-term health care leaving the family to care for them. Health care cost is constantly rising and are out of control, reform is the only way out. The growing number of uninsured and underinsured is on the rise. In 1979, 11 million African americans were uninsured (Jaffe 10). Today, the number is 15 millio...
  • How Shall We Care For Our Frail Elders
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    How Can We Best Care for our Frail Elders? The issue of what constitutes "best" care for the elderly is not easily identified nor readily defined. There are widely differing points of view, each with its own strengths and limitations. In addition, arguments are often full of bias and assumptions, making it even more challenging to form an intelligent opinion regarding this difficult problem. Differing points of view provide a variety of evidence, biases, and assumptions to be examined and interp...
  • Long Term Health Care System Reforms
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    Speaking about the long-term reforms in the US health care system, I should also note that over 82% of the Americans according to various polls believe that the US health care system can become efficient in the long-run if the level of competition in medical care increases (Stephenson, 36). Some of the respondents stated that the health care is more affordable in Europe and Japan than in the USA, while the quality being relatively comparable if not superior to American simply because of the high...
  • The Collective Action Problem Of National Health Care
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    When societies come together to form governing organizations the goal is to provide a means to deal with public goods. The most basic of these being stability and security for its masses, but as a nation grows its governing bodys obligation does as well. As the nations responsibilities grow the problem of collective action a rises. In this paper health care will be the public good in focus, and how the United States, Canada, and Germany each deal with the disbursement of this public good. A cri...
  • Nursing Nurse Practitioner
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    What is a Nurse Practitioner A nurse practitioner is a registered nurse (RN) who has advanced education and clinical training in a health care specialty area. Nurse practitioners work with people of all ages and their families, providing information people need to make informed decisions about their health care and lifestyle choices. Nurse Practitioners practice under the rules and regulations of the Nurse Practice Act of the state in which they work. Most nurse practitioners are also nationally...
  • Prisoner's Health Care Prisoners Million Citizens
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    Nearly 50 million Americans do not have health insurance, but it is provided for prisoners (O'Connor 1). In 1976, the United States Supreme Court ruled that prisoners have a constitutional right to equal medical care; a right that "law-abiding citizens" do not have (Kahn 1). This right to medical care is unfair because if prisoners deserve medical care then so did the millions of people who died last year without have it. According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics there were 2, 003, 331 priso...