Ethics and Health Care Reform Sarah Face Baker College Abstract This essay explores the ethical and moral issues that surround health care reform in the United States. It also discusses different ethical theories and approaches to supporting or not supporting the Affordable Care Act. This paper evaluates and resolves ethical and moral health care issues surrounding the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. There are also suggestions on how both opposing and proposing sides of the issue can be resolved through critical thinking and problem solving. There are varies article’s citing throughout the essay that supports the evaluation, findings, and resolutions to these pressing ethical and moral issues, surrounding the topic of the United
M3 - Assess the different methods that can be used for promoting and protecting public health Assess how these methods of protection and control Promote public health awareness and protect the public from disease. In this essay I will be both describing and evaluating the different methods used to promote and protect public health in the U.K. The main aims of promoting and protecting public health are to improve the general health of the population and to reduce health inequalities within the U.K. The government is a key part of all of this as they have produced many official documents, papers, reports and legislations in order to enhance overall public health. One of these documents is the White Paper which focuses on making choices
Ethical Self-Assessment HCS/545-Health Law and Ethics September 15, 2014 Kenneth Pincus Ethical Self-Assessment The history of healthcare is one of constant discovery, progress, and invention. Health law and ethics describes the behavior of the professionals operating within the health care industry. Those involved in this decision-making process must consider ethical principles including justice, autonomy, beneficence and nonmaleficence as well as professional and organizational ethical standards and codes. Many factors have contributed to the growing concern in healthcare organizations over ethical issues, including issues of access and affordability, pressure to reduce costs, mergers and acquisitions, financial and other resource constraints, and advances in medical technology that complicate decision making near the end of life. Healthcare executives have a responsibility to address the growing number of complex ethical dilemmas they are facing, but they cannot and should not make such decisions alone or without a sound decision-making framework.
Too much grant funding can be a “moral hazard” and a temptation to postpone defining a sustainable financial model, ROI is achieved over time, Engage opinion leaders to build stakeholder support, Listen to your community, Your community will drive the services that the HIE should provide, Technical strategy & deployment follows the Business and Service goals and requirements, Benefits of HIE, Benefits of an HIE, Convergence of Healthcare Delivery and Technology to Speed the Evolution of the Healthcare System. An HIE Provides a vehicle to support improved patient care quality and safety, Provides a mechanism to reduce duplication of services and reduce healthcare costs, Facilitates operational and administrative efficiencies resulting in reduced operational costs, Enables the integration of sick (illness)-care with well-care, Links first-responder teams with trauma care teams, Stimulates consumer education and involvement in their Healthcare process, Promotes transparency of service and
Political competence is what can really make the CC part of it shine and in turn CC will make political competence shine. Political competence is one of the skills necessary to apply good cooperate citizenship. Both are related to ethics. Whereas good corporate citizenship is about an organization acting ethically toward society as a whole, political competence is one of the necessary skill required to apply good cooperate citizenship, which is a number of related skills. Good CC, for example, a company CEO of a HCO defines good corporate citizenship as meeting the growth and demands placed on health companies by society in an economically, environmentally and socially responsible manner (“The Power to Change: Mobilizing board leadership to deliver sustainable value to markets and society”, 2001).
Health Care Reform Economics 450 I will talk about the history of health care reform in the United States. Also, I will discuss the current legislature that is in Congress to improve the policy for Americans. I will also look at consumer-driven health plan. I will cover the advantages and disadvantages to the health care reform. I believe that everyone has something to gain from improvements in the insurance health care system.
One of those organizations is the Joint Commission and another one of them is the National Committee of Quality Assurance (NCQA). These organizations are responsible for developing and improving the quality of care. The Joint Commission is responsible for trying to continually improve the health care of the public they do this by working with stakeholders and evaluating different health care organizations while encouraging them to go above and beyond in providing safe and effective care at the highest quality and value (Spath, 2014). The NCQA is responsible for developing standards that will continue to improve the quality of health care. If an organization is interested in acquiring the seal of the NCQA they must first be able to pass a rigorous and comprehensive review as well as report annually on the continued performance of the organization (About NCQA, 2014).
In this essay I am going to describe how anti-discriminatory practice is promoted in health and social care settings. In addition to this I am going to write about the ethical principles and I am going to think about putting the patient/service user at the heart of service provision, for example providing active support consistent with the beliefs, culture and preferences of the individuals, supporting individuals to express their needs and preferences, empowering individuals, promoting individuals’ rights, choices and wellbeing; balancing individual rights with the rights of others; dealing with conflicts; identifying and challenging discrimination. Furthermore I will also link it too personal beliefs and values and think about how it influences on
Running head: THE IMPORTANCE OF ACCOUNTABILITY PAPER The Importance of Accountability Paper Kayte Minter University of Phoenix Leadership and Performance Development HCS/475 Suwannee Srisatidnarakul April 22, 2012 The Importance of Accountability Paper In the health care today the most importance factor that would need to consider is accountability is defined as the act of accepting ownership for the results or the lack thereof (Sullivan & Decker, 2009). In the leadership accountability they will have controls along with decisions (Sullivan & Decker, 2009). Why is accountability important in the health care industry? The accountability in today’s health care industry is so very important to know and understand the reason for the role will be defined
Health Care: Cost, Access, Quality Corey Snow Grand Canyon University Abstract The Purpose of this research informative paper, is to analyze the contemporary health care issue involving the delivery of access and quality in a cost efficient manner in regards to the United States. Using various research references, the objective of this paper is to inform the audience of necessary social and political implementations needed to improve health care in the United States. Keywords: legislation, implementation, Accountable Care Organization, health care, Affordable care Act, mandate provisions, Patient Protection Act Health Care: Cost, Access, Quality Understandably in the post-modernism era of the United States, the idea of health care reform