• The Nurse Managers Role In Phy
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    Collaboration 3 The nurse mangers role in creating a collaborative work environment The nurse manager is vital in creating an environment where nurse-physician collaboration can occur and is the expected norm. It is she, who clarifies the vision of collaboration, sets an example of and practices as a role model for collaboration. The nurse manager also supports and makes necessary changes in the environment to bring together all the elements that are necessary to facilitating effective nurse-phy...
  • Medicare Retrieved September
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    Medicare Cutbacks Politicians, hospital administrators, doctors, and union leaders across the country are scrambling to reverse Medicare policy that has cut off, and will continue to cut off, billions of dollars from the health care industry and force cutbacks in critical medical services. The combination of rising cost in the health care industry and the diminishing Medicare payments are predicted to result in devastating effects to many aspects of the sector. Physicians, treatment facilities, ...
  • Sarcastic Tone Gorman Physicians Essay
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    A Critical Analysis of 'The Doctor Won't See You Now " Kevin Asp 02/26/97 Essay # 1 Initially, James Gorman appears to be stating that physicians should not be ethically obligated to treat each and every 'slob' that seeks treatment. The title of the essay, and the sarcastic tone, give evidence that the thesis is quite the contrary. Gorman does identify an alarming trend of physicians looking through a cynical eye with an example of a survey by the American Medical Association, published November...
  • Resident Physician Stress And Burnout
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    Resident Physician Stress and Burnout Resident physicians are in the most stressful stage of their medical career. Normal stress may increase to the point where it becomes abnormal stress, which is thought to achieve a critical level at some point. This abnormal stress level can then lead to burnout; burnout can lead to impairment. Both professional and personal stresses make huge demands on the resident's time. Unfortunately, there are only 24 hours in a day, and as a resident physician that da...
  • Revenue Cycle Management Medical Record
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    Synopsis - Integrated solution for Revenue Cycle Management and Medical RecordsOverviewPhysician practices are being called on to do more than ever before. Today's physicians must treat more patients, document interactions more meticulously, wrangle with more complex managed care rules, keep track of an ever-expanding array of drugs, submit and track claims and pay rising malpractice insurance bills. In many cases, physicians must treat 20 percent more patients than they did five years ago to ge...
  • Modernization And Medicine Medical Physicians Profession
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    On the first day of class, we discussed how modernization has brought the institution of medicine so far. Although the cost of modernization is seen as the "social germ", modernization has also brought enormous improvement in health. Modern medicine defies all ancient reason. In primitive societies the division of labor was vague, no real specializing in anything, but over years of experimentation and development, the establishment of medicine was born. We now have overflowing systems of special...
  • Surgery Physicians Robotics Surgeries
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    Assignment: Research-Surgery and Technology Throughout the history of surgery, there has been a strong effort to reduce the invasive ness and trauma associated with it. With this in mind, physicians have been able to develop great advancements. This has allowed the surgeons to do critical surgeries with minimal contact. With the help of booming technology, physicians can now use video imaging and endoscopy to assist in tedious work. This not only allows the doctor a better perspective for diagn...
  • Price Fixing Brown Toland
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    Price fixing is defined as, "an arrangement in which two firms coordinate their pricing decisions." (O'Sullivan & Sheffrin, 2003). The price fixing case I chose was regarding Brown and Toland Medical Group. The company is a multi-specialty, for-profit San Francisco-based independent physicians' association (Rauber, 2004). Brown and Toland Medical Group was charged by the FTC with violating federal antitrust laws by fixing prices and other terms under which it would contract with insurance compan...
  • Social Construction Of Fibromyalgia
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    The Social Construction of Fibromyalgia "With so many people in so much pain, how could fibro myalgia not be a disease?" (Groopman 3) This question regarding the "condition of persistent muscle pain throughout the body, pain that is often accompanied by severe fatigue, insomnia, diarrhea and abdominal bloating, bladder irritation, and headache," now known as fibro myalgia raises some rather interesting yet complicated issues in today's health care field such as: What criteria must be met in orde...
  • Physician Assisted Suicide Patients Death Physicians
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    Introduction The history of physician-assisted suicide began to emerge since the ancient time. Historians and ancient philosophers especially had been debating over this issue. Thus, this issue is no longer new to us. However, it seems little vague because it has not yet been fully told. The historical story consists of patterns of thought, advocacy, and interpretation on whether to legalize assisted death. 'Only until June, 1999, the United States Supreme Court issued decisions in two cases tha...
  • Bookkeeper Computer Patients Physicians Patient
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    Medical Bookkeeper Reports to: Department: Classification: Division: Date: Approved: JOB FUNCTION: This bookkeeper position is responsible for pricing of surgeries and other services provided by the physicians and also for telephone collections and patient inquiries. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Pricing: a. Obtains chart from secretary. b. Reads the operative report, applies appropriate fee schedule, posts to the batch, secures physician approval of any changes, follows through on the necessary chang...
  • The Hippocratic Oath And Kevorkian
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    The Hippocratic Oath and Kevorkian More than 2000 years ago Hippocrates who was known as the founder of medicine established a code of behavior for medical students. It is still recited by students about to enter medical practice today. The Hippocratic Oath addresses three major points. The first of these states that no deadly medicine should be given to anyone by diagnosis or if asked. The emphasizes the belief that no sic ian is to aid in the death of another person. Another major point in the...
  • Women And Alcohol Related Problem
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    Although two thirds of American men and one half of American women drink alcohol, three fourths of drinkers experience no serious consequences from alcohol use. Among those who abuse alcohol, many reduce their drinking without formal treatment after personal reflection about negative consequences. Physicians can help prevent the serious effects of alcohol-related problems by stimulating such reflection and moving patients toward a healthier lifestyle. Family physicians should be on the alert for...
  • Physician Assisted Suicide Patients Pain Physicians
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    Scott DeBoer DeBoer 1 9-26-2001 Physician Assisted Suicide How could someone wake up every day sick, in constant pain and feeling horrible every minute of existence This is not a good way to live from anybodies point of view. The time may come when suffering, just is not worth living. In instances such as this, taking ones own life maybe the only relief from pain. Faith and religion play a large role with the downward opinions about suicide. For example, the Christian faith believes that dying a...
  • Egyptian Medicine Ancient Egypt
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    So that you know: I was most worried with my court, because the Nile did not come in seven years and the entire country was in great need. Then I turned my heart to the front; and I asked the wise Imhotep for advice, where the birthplace of the Nile is found and who would be the god that lived there. Upon this Imhotep answered, I have to go to the house of books and look up in the holy books. He returned soon and revealed wonders to me, to which no king has ever been shown the way since the begi...
  • Going Paperless Professor Of Biomedical
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    In the past, Vanderbilt University Medical Center has been in the dark ages with regards to the "paper shuffle." Patient records, clinical notes, test results, phone messages, physician orders, faxes, and many items were recorded and transmitted by paper. This process was not only costly, but very time consuming. Staff had to spend hours sorting, copying, transporting, filing, and managing records. Physicians had to take time away from patient care in order to complete all the paperwork necessar...
  • Controlled Substances Physicians Nurse Florida
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    Running head: MEDICAL MONO PLOY Medical Monopoly and its Effect on the Emerging Role of the Nurse Practitioner A wide variety of licensing laws and other regulatory restrictions limits the scope of practice of non physician professionals and restricts access to their services. At the same time that it is restricting the practices of nontraditional health care professionals, government is providing subsidies for the education and training of physicians who fit the medical orthodoxy. The result is...
  • Should Doctor's Assist In An Execution
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    As far back as the birth of America there have been executions of all imaginable types used to punish the undesirables of society. There were executions such as lynching and utilizing a fire squad to execute the individual. The thought of this type of punishment being performed in this century would be horrific. America has come a long way in incorporating more humane punishments when certain members of society cannot obey the "rules." One cannot help to think if the present ultimate punishment,...
  • Who's To Blame For High Health Costs
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    The latest rise in health costs has many persons concerned and searching for a source to blame these economical troubles. The quick solution that many have identified are the physicians and health care organizations. Persons blame them for poor procedures and believe that the root of the problem has been unveiled. When investigating more thoroughly, a long list of culprits are identified and these physicians and health care organizations are just the skin of a deeply layered problem. The health ...
  • School Based Methylphenidate Placebo Protocols Methodological And Practical Issues
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    Around 1990, psychologists and educators began to notice increasing use of methylphenidate by students. Diagnosis of attention-deficit / hyperactivity disorder by family physicians and pediatricians was most commonly based on brief behavioral descriptions by parents and, infrequently, by use of rating scales. At that time, the present researchers began to explore the development of a school-based, methodologically sound, and inexpensive method of assessing the efficacy of stimulant medications, ...