Our lecture discussed the fragmentation of the US health care. What difference does this fragmentation make to patient care? To answer this question: Provide a clear example of how the US system is fragmented. Analyze the potential impact of this fragmentation on actual patient care.
Module 2 Case HEALTH FINANCE AND DELIVERY POLICY Case Assignment One of the most significant health policy issues facing the United States is the continuing rise of health care costs. After reviewing the background readings and doing independent research, write a 3-page paper discussing the factors that have contributed to this. Your paper should be based on fact, not opinion. You must cite reliable sources in support of your discussion. Assignment Expectations Conduct additional research to gather sufficient information to justify/support your analysis. Limit your response to a maximum of 3 pages. Support your paper with a minimum of 3 reliable sources. At least 2 of these should be peer-reviewed articles. Use the following link for additional information on how to recognize peer-reviewed journals: http://www.angelo.edu/services/library/handouts/peerrev.php Please use the following resource for evaluating information found on the internet: https://www.library.georgetown.edu/tutorials/research-guides/evaluating-internet-content You may use the following source to assist in your formatting your assignment: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/.
Consider the following scenario: You are a program manager at a local public health department tasked with increasing physical activity of adults in your community. How would you begin the planning process? Outline five initial steps you would take in planning a strategy to address this issue.
Answer this question, Be thorough and concise: -In your own words, explain the relationship between cerebral perfusion pressure and blood pressure-
This week your assignment will be focusing on conducting a community assessment and writing a health policy brief. You will need to have a community health provider to interview. The interview does not have to be in person but needs to be with a community health provider that works in the community being assessed. You will use the Functional Health Patterns document provided in the Study Materials Folder to conduct a windshield survey of your community. Note: you will need to do some research to find supportive data for many components of the Functional Health Patterns that cannot be determined through a windshield survey. Ex. Child abuse rates, STI rates, Obesity %, etc. The Functional Health Patterns data is part of your PPTX. Speaker notes should be provided for content slides. The RN to BSN program at Grand Canyon University meets the requirements for clinical competencies as defined by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), using nontraditional experiences for practicing nurses. These experiences come in the form of direct and indirect care experiences in which licensed nursing students to engage in learning within the context of their hospital organization, specific care discipline, and local communities. This assignment consists of both an interview and a PowerPoint (PPT) presentation. Assessment/Interview Select a community of interest in your region. Perform a physical assessment of the community. 1. Perform a direct assessment of a community of interest using the Functional Health Patterns Community Assessment Guide. 2. Interview a community health and public health provider regarding that persons role and experiences within the community. Interview Guidelines Interviews can take place in-person, by phone, or by Skype. Develop interview questions to gather information about the role of the provider in the community and the health issues faced by the chosen community. Complete the Provider Interview Acknowledgement Form prior to conducting the interview. Submit this document separately in its respective dropbox. Compile key findings from the interview, including the interview questions used, and submit these with the presentation. PowerPoint Presentation Create a PowerPoint presentation of 15-20 slides (slide count does not include title and references slide) describing the chosen community interest. Include the following in your presentation: 1. Description of community and community boundaries: the people and the geographic, geopolitical, financial, educational level; ethnic and phenomenological features of the community, as well as types of social interactions; common goals and interests; and barriers, and challenges, including any identified social determinates of health. 2. Summary of community assessment: (a) funding sources and (b) partnerships. 3. Summary of interview with community health/public health provider. 4. Identification of an issue that is lacking or an opportunity for health promotion. 5. A conclusion summarizing your key findings and a discussion of your impressions of the general health of the community. While APA style is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and documentation of sources should be presented using APA formatting guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
Assignment: Complete ALL of the bullet points below: Compare and contrast each of the three questions related to Managed Care Organizations, Medicare, and Medicaid with one another and explain how they were similar and different to each other. Managed care organizations emphasize physicians responsibilities to control patient access to expensive hospitalization and specialty care, a principle dubbed gatekeeping. Some argue that gatekeeping is unethical because it introduces financial factors into treatment decisions. Others say it improves quality by promoting the use of the most appropriate levels of care. Medicare is an area that often gets overlooked and is seen as a burden financially. Discuss alternatives to ease the drain on Medicare resources. Medicaid is shouldering an ever-increasing burden of cost for long-term care for the elderly, with enormous impacts on state budgets throughout the nation. Discuss alternatives to ease this drain on Medicaid resources. Please submit one APA formatted table, (minimum 750 words) that highlights the above content make sure to include a title and reference page. The assignment should have a minimum of two (2) scholarly sources, in addition to the textbook.
Describe a health promotion model used to initiate behavioral changes. How does this model help in teaching behavioral changes? What are some of the barriers that affect a patients ability to learn? How does a patients readiness to learn, or readiness to change, affect learning outcomes?
Does achieving high levels of physical activity, decreasing screen time, and getting sufficient sleep to correlate with better mental health among children and adolescents over a 3 month period. P= Adolescents I= Increased physical activity and adequate sleep hours and decreased screen time C= Sedentary lifestyle behaviors O= To see a reduction in depressive symptoms and improve overall mental health T= 3 months following a diagnosis of depression S= Primary care clinic or mental health outpatient clinic Need to find 4 articles either quantitative or qualitative and answer the questions that follow and fill in the attached table.They cannot be systematic review!!!
Describe the measures that your institution or an institution that you have researched has taken to improve patient safety.
To make the course engaging for each student, you will select a legal topic to research in Weeks 3 and 5 of the course. Click HERE for complete instructions and a list of topics. Although you are not required to select the exact topics listed, you should select something closely related. Try to select a topic that reflects an issue that is related to a concern you have in your professional life. Consult with your instructor if you are unsure whether your topic is acceptable for the class. Week 3 Deliverables Introduction Provide a short introduction to the topic. Provide some background about the topic selected and why it was selected. Include definitions as necessary. Use more than one paragraph, if needed. You will refine the introduction and background information when submitting the final paper in Week 5. Literature Review Conduct an abbreviated literature review related to the topic you selected. A literature review identifies information that is already known about a research topic. Although you will not conduct an actual research study in this class, a summary of scholarly information that has been written about your topic makes up an important component of your project. For Week 3, locate two scholarly articles related to your topic. Summarize the articles in your own words and explain how they are related to your topic. Do not use published cases for this section. You must use scholarly articles from the South University Online Library. Legal journals may provide some of the best sources of information. Laws and Regulations Research and analyze one law or regulation related to the topic you selected. The information may require research of federal and/or state laws, as well as administrative agency laws. Summarize the information about the law or regulation you found and explain how it applies to your topic. Cases This week you will find one published case (lawsuit) that is related to the topic you selected. Summarize the case in your own words and explain how it is related to your topic. Provide a summary that includes the name of the case, state or federal court, issue, summary of events and ruling. Explain whether you agree or disagree with the courts decision. The following websites may be helpful in finding cases to use in the paper. You must read the actual case and not a summary found on law firm websites, blogs and similar sources. FindLaw Caselaw.findlaw.com Justia http://law.justia.com/cases/ Public Library of Law http://www.plol.org/Pages/Search.aspx Leagle http://leagle.com Open Jurist http://openjurist.org Formatting Instructions Review detailed instructions for the assignment. Write a 1 to 2 page paper about the topic. Use APA format for the paper, including cover page and separate reference page. Review the APA materials located in the Library Research Guide. Name your document SU_MBA5005_W3_LastName_FirstInitial.doc Submission Details: Support your responses with examples. Cite any sources in APA format. Submit the paper to the Submissions Area by the due date assigned