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  • Hospital With Susanna
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    Overall I feel that the movie was pretty good and was linked to psychology in many factors. The social disorders of the girls, the mental hospital, the treatments, and the therapy are all aspects of the movie which are linked to psychology. I believe that Lisa possessed an antisocial disorder to a certain degree. I believe she was naturally antisocial but the fact that she was in a mental hospital for 8 years may have contributed to the level of disorder. Since she has been in there for so long,...
  • 20 Of Hospital Carbon Emissions
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    The best way to make hospitals green is to keep people out of them LAST month Britain's National Health Service (NHS) calculated its carbon footprint at 21 m tonnes of carbon dioxide a year-just short of the amount emitted by the Drax coal-fired power station in Yorkshire, western Europe's largest. Unlike the power station's emissions, though, those of the health service have been increasing: they have grown by 40% since 1990. Other countries fare no better. A study published in the Journal of t...
  • Requires Approval By The Managed Care Plan
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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...
  • Nurse
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    Night Shift I'm not sure what attraction I feel towards working in a hospital. When I was younger I hated even thinking about them. They smelled funny, everyone looked nervous, and a lot of places were off limits. But I think the thing that scared me the most was the thought of needles. Yet after working on the night shift for about a year, I've found hospitals to be more than just a place where people are sick. They are a place to observe life. But I'm still scared of needles. One of my most me...
  • Profit Health Care Facilities
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    People or Profits? In Almeda County, a private hospital turned away a woman in labor because the hospital's computer showed that she didn't have insurance. Hours later, her baby was born dead in a county hospital. In San Bernardino, a hospital surgeon sent a patient who had been stabbed in the heart to a county medical center after examining him and declaring his condition stable. The patient arrived at the county medical center dying, he suffered a cardiac arrest, and died. These two hospitals ...
  • Simulation Of Patient Transport Within The Hospital
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    Many health-care industry bottlenecks can be eliminated, resulting in major improvements in efficiency, cost savings and patient care when hospitals borrow principles from production lines on the factory floor, according to researchers in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at the University at Buffalo. At UB's Center of Excellence for Global Enterprise Management, Li Lin, Ph. D., professor of industrial engineering, and his colleagues apply industrial-engineering tools, including Six...
  • Comprehensive High Quality Service
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    Operating Strategy Apollo Hospitals, India Considering the elements of a strategic service vision, the following are the factors applicable to the Apollo Hospitals of India. The service vision framework are according to an exhibit from 'Lessons in the Service Sector' by James L. Hesketh, Harvard Business Review, March / April 1987, p. 120.1. Target Market segments. Population Statistics: Population above 920 mill. people with wide variety of economic levels, social statuses, and cultures. Lowest...
  • High Costs And Hospitals
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    Payment systems in the American Medical system The historic payment system for reimbursing hospitals both by insurers and by Medicare has been Retrospective Cost Based Reimbursement (RCBR). This system of reimbursement encourages hospitals to over charge in order to cover the costs of the uninsured who utilize thehospital. Charges have continued to rise year after year eventually putting the employers at a point where they could no longer afford the payments. For physician reimbursements, both i...
  • St Lukes Hospital And The Fargo Clinic
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    Introduction The Fargo, North Dakota healthcare market is served by many different physicians and hospitals. This area includes an eastern North Dakota and a portion of western Minnesota. St. Lukes Hospital and the Fargo Clinic are both major players in this region. St. Lukes was a community not-for-profit hospital, and the Fargo Clinic was two separate for-profit corporations. Until recently, they have been operating as separate entities. In 1986, they formed a partnership and proceeded to oper...
  • Standard Flight Life Helicopters Medical Equipment
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    PC-I Spring 2000 Death from above. The is how the modern generation has the Helicopter depicted to it by Hollywood. But reality hold a different truth. Most Ground Pounders remember things a little different. To them it was Dusty that is remembered from their war and they counted on. It was not a bird of prey, but a dove of mercy that brought life to the wounded. This air medical helicopter was the one that every wounded man listed and prayed for. And from this hope was where the future lay. The...

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