• 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 ...
  • 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...
  • Managed Care Health Patients Medical
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    Many employees must designate a health plan through their employer. These days, as HMOs (health maintenance organizations) and managed care plans continue to proliferate, that means a choice between bad and worse. As employees line up in the lunch-room for a process called open enrollment, they may be surprised to learn that managed care rates have gone up again. The mirage that managed care is cheaper care is finally fading. And, for the first time in years, employees may also have the promise ...
  • Health Care Home Patient Living
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    America has a highly developed health care system, which is available to all people. Although it can be very complex and frustrating at times it has come a long way from the health care organizations of yesterday. Previously most health care facilities were a place where the sick were housed and cared for until death. Physicians rarely practiced in hospitals and only those who were fortunate could afford proper care at home or in private clinics. Today the level of health care has excelled treme...
  • 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...
  • Managed Care Hospital Stay Plans
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    I believe managed care plans do not provide coverage for the necessary duration of hospital stays. Most managed care plans, particularly HMOs, are run by for-profit companies. These for-profits are constantly looking for ways to cut costs and increase their market share. Managed care plans limit choice of physicians and health care facilities and tightly control both the utilization of services and the amount charged for these services. In many plans, a set fee per person / per month is negotiat...
  • Foster Care Children Placement Child
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    INTRODUCTION An ideal environment for the social, emotional, and developmental growth of children does not always exist in today's society. Family units that have become separated due to family or behavior problems often contribute to delays in these areas. In order to promote continuity in the social, emotional, and developmental growth of children who have been victims of family disruption, children are often removed from the home and placed in foster care. Placement in the foster care system ...
  • Long Term Care Age Home
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    web Where we Stand? Personal Retirement Accounts: The Opportunity to Choose and Control our Future: February 2001 working ratio 2: 1 by 2030 web for it. htm Long Term Health Care Are you likely to need long-term care? This year about seven million men and women over the age of 65 will need long-term care. By the year 2005, the number will increase to nine million. By the year 2020, 12 million older Americans will need long-term care. Most will be cared for at home; family members and friends are...
  • Care Usa Marketinganalysis Relief Brand One
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    Care USA Case Analysis Executive Summary: Care USA has been suffering from a lack of a brand identity amongst its primary donor group, this has lead to Care USA to restructure its marketing communications to increase support from the private sector. Reduction of Care USA's humanitarian relief projects, merging of all Care International groups, and collaboration with other relief organizations are three possible solutions that may be employed to achieve further private support. A possible priorit...
  • Care Age Nursing Theory Orem
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    The purpose of this paper is to inform the reader how Dorothea Orem's nursing theory has been used in research. Orem begin developing her theory in the 1950's, a time when most nursing conceptual models were based on other disciplines such as medicine, psychology and / or sociology (Fawcett, 2000). Orem's theory is a three-part theory of self-care. The three theories that make up the general theory are: Self-Care, Self-Care Deficit, and Nursing Systems. The Self-Care theory states that adults de...
  • History Of Managed Care
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    History of Managed Care Managed care organizations have been existing since the 1920 s. Important growth and national attention came during the mid 1970 s when Congress approved the Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) Act. This section of legislation made low cost loans accessible to organizations willing to create HMOs. The law also made available that an HMO could require an employer to offer its plan as an alternative to its traditional indemnity health insurance. It was through this time t...
  • Given Elderly Care Marital Status
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    Older People and Care Giving Care Giving Networks Variations by Marital Status To define what a care giving network is, would be to say that it is the care for elderly persons based on how an elderly is taken care of, and by whom they are given the care from. So many factors affect this situation though. Situations that may depend on this decision may include marital status, age, and what not. The information at hand though, is how marital status affects the decision on care for these elderly. T...
  • Health Care Long Term
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    The following statement was released today by Donald Young, M. D. , Interim President of the Health Insurance Association of America (HIAA): For America s 77 million baby boomers, paying future long-term care costs remains as their largest looming expense. According to the Bureau of the Census, in 2020, one out of every six Americans will be age 65 or older roughly 20 million more seniors than today. Furthermore, by 2020, the number of Americans 85 and older the people most likely to use long-te...
  • 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...
  • Golden Care Patients Benefits Medicaid
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    1. ) The following are the components of the tactical decision making model and how it was used step by step by Golden Care Inc. : a. Recognize and define the problem: In this case, the problem is that Golden Care's residents are aging and will be looking for more traditional nursing homes in the near future. Lacey, Golden Care's CEO, wants to do something before it actually happens. She wants to add a nursing home to Golden Care so that it can keep its current residents and enable them to make ...
  • Child Care Quality Children Families
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    The demand for good-quality and affordable child care has increased in the wake of welfare reform, as many low-income families have entered the workforce and confronted difficulties arranging, paying for and sustaining the continuity of child care. Infant-toddler child care is scarce in most communities across the state, particularly in low-income communities. It is also expensive. Even with the increased availability of child care subsidies, many low-income families face difficulties paying for...
  • Care Planning Anna Plan Family
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    Society is full of different people of different ages, races, languages, jobs and backgrounds and each of these people have different personalities, do things differently and react to things differently. These differences do not change when we get ill or are injured and it is therefore very important that each different person get health care which is suited to these differences. Anna is just one of these people who requires such health care. She has cancer which she has been told by her Consult...
  • 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...
  • Child Care Issues In Ontario
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    Abstract In rural communities, Canadian families undergo multiple challenges in finding equality when it comes to taking care of their children as well as their early childhood education. Rural families do acknowledge the positive educational and social experiences that their young ones can face in their early childhood settings just like their counterparts throughout the country. This, together with the requirement or need for ample and flexible childcare following the atypical and regulated s...