Dre Anderson Mr. Fallon Macroeconomics 11/2/12 Obama HealthCare Plan An ongoing problem in the United States of America today is health care. There has been many attempts to change healthcare plans and insurance so everyone can be covered and have healthcare available to them and their families. Obamas Healthcare plan is an attempt to make health care affordable for all Americans so that they have full coverage. Some believe that Obamas plan could possibly be efficient while some think it will not. Obama Healthcare expresses dramatic effects to people who already have health insurance, people who don’t have health insurance, those who can’t afford it, and older people who are on Medicare.
Cooper Green Hospital and the Community Care Plan HSA 599: Health Services Administration Capstone Abstract Cooper Green Mercy Hospital and the Community Care Plan provide a valuable service to the indigent population of Jefferson County. Blewett, Ziegenfuss, and Davern (2008) stated: The United States’ health care system has traditionally relied on safety net providers to meet the health care needs of people who do not have health insurance or who may have some coverage but still face financial barriers to getting the health care they need. A patchwork of local providers and services has developed over time to fill these gaps in health insurance coverage. (p. 460) This assignment will discuss six problems related to providing health care to an indigent population and five ways that the Community Care Plan will improve the community’s health status. There will also be a discussion regarding the five factors that point towards a need for change by Cooper Green Mercy Hospital.
These places and institutions need the services offered at Central City Concern and marketing all services helps them know where to refer clients and they benefit from the program by stopping some clients who continue the cycle back to them. Clients needing services and have successful outcomes through a program at Central City Concern will save these other institutions from the helpless confusion of working with the vulnerable people in the city of Portland. One example is the program called Old Town Recovery Center is a program that provides post op care from local hospitals that have performed emergency surgery on an uninsured homeless client. Transporting this client to “The Recovery Center” saves money for medical stays in hospitals, ambulatory care, return patients with lack of the ability to care for their wounds and a safe place for the client to heal. This supports the price of funding needed for this program.
Emergency Department Bottleneck Proposal University of Phoenix OPS/HC 571 January 23, 2012 Middletown Hospital Bottleneck Proposal In the United States today, receiving quality health care is a challenge. Over the years the challenges in health care have been improving the public health care system, keeping cost under control, improving access and coverage, encouraging healthy behavior, improving quality, strengthening the health workforce, addressing social determinants of health, and encouraging more realistic expectations (Jonas, Knickman, & Kovner, 2008). These challenges concern many health care organizations because of what could happen if the issues are not managed properly. This proposal is to help Middletown Hospital operate efficiently and provide the best quality of care and safety to their patients. Because Middletown Hospital has been receiving a large number of complaints about long waits for care and poor service from 6:00-10:00 p.m., the chief executive officer (CEO) has authorized a Six Sigma Team to analyze root causes and provide recommendations for improvement.
That reality coupled with the increasing volume of patients involved has caused some facilities to devise strategies for managing serial ED visitors. Many hospitals across the country have established charitable programs that provide uninsured or underinsured people with medical homes, or other healthcare options to keep them from going to the emergency department repeatedly and
Peggy Carlson is a physician in the Washington, D.C., area and a research scientist for the Humane Society of the United States. As an emergency room physician I often see the suffering of patients ill and dying from diseases that could have been avoided if more resources were devoted to prevention, if healthier dietary guidelines were advocated, and if more research applicable to humans was conducted. I also know that behind this
It is thought that more than two-thirds or about 70% of these adverse events are preventable that is why patient safety has become increasingly important in Health Care. In relation to adverse events that occur in hospital setting, medical error plays a distressing role in patient safety as it gets in the way of the quality of care. Kohn L. et al (2000) states that health care is not as safe as it should be due to the fact that sizeable body of evidence points to medical errors as leading cause of death and injury. Milligan F. et al (2005) states that such incidents can have physical and psychological effect not only to the patient, but to families, friends
The most challenging part of controlling HIV is the traditional and new medication through public health facilities. Many health officials, HIV/AIDS advocates, medical professionals try to bring forward their best effort to help people with HIV/AIDS not to get discriminated against. Years later after so much discrimination, Congress had passed several Federal laws that will protect many individuals living with HIV/AIDS to stop discrimination and give them the same protection as everyone with a medical
Started in the 60s Medicare is a vital program used by the people over 65, the disabled and those people suffering from end stage renal disease We learned how modern health insurance was started and how it affected the way health care system in America. Some people in America were unable to get insurance like blue cross and blue shield, that why the government created the Medicare plan. Next we discussed Hospice, which was created to assist the terminally ill, Medicare, and Insurance plan will work with Hospice help make the terminally ill person feel more comfortable. The Public health service provides protects the public with programs like influenza vaccinations, which in turn can be covered under a Medicare or a person private insurance. Final we examined Long Term Care, which is any treatment that requires 90 days or more.
In the health care sector in the United States, quality improvement is probably one of the most important paradigms to consider in terms of patient health and safety. This is particularly important of ensuring the financial and general well-being of the hospital as well, as inappropriate care could lead to law suits, or at least a very tarnished reputation. Also, this applies to how well your employees are because if the employees are sick there are less people at work and quality of care is reduce. This is the idea is what is most hospital look at for their insurance provider. To accomplish this, the hospital looks at different tools and methodologies that will help the with the quality improvement in the hospital.