Over the last several years, wait time and corruption inside of the Veterans Affairs Health Care administration have lead to massive delays, with some patients never even being seen. In some of the worse cases, such delays have resulted in death. One such example is in Phoenix, where “40 veterans died while waiting to see a doctor, 1700 were confirmed to be on a secret waiting list, and others?f average wait times were almost 4 months. Yet the hospital administrator was paid a $9,000 bonus for her 'quality outcomes'.”(Vliet 34). The source of the issue is that there are too many veterans needing medical assistance and not enough resources to manage the demand in a timely manner, which causes overcrowding in Veteran medical centers country wide.
CareNetWest (CNW) is a large healthcare company that has grown almost exponentially in the past two years. In addition to dealing with issues of rapid growth, they are now facing required adherence to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002. Publicly owned companies are compelled to disclose all matters related to financial activities within the organization to minimize any possibility of dishonest financial disclosures to the public. Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act requires public companies to include a report about the effectiveness of controls in their annual form 10-k. Internal controls consist of procedures used by management to ensure accuracy and reliability in performing certain business functions such as financial reporting. Along with
Before discipline issues were done in an oral, written fashion. The first offense the employee was given a warning the second offense it was a written statement and put into the employee’s personnel file and remained there until the employee left. Each department also, maintained a communications books where every-day if, any incidents occurred It was written in the communications book and reviewed at monthly meetings. This was not always a Good reliable resource because some supervisors would forget to record in it. Legal issues could be risky as, well.
Althought many may thick that this scheledule is very stressful, many anesthesiologist feel that following this scheledule is despite that some work only a couple days a week and gaining around $252,669 up to $421,565 a year. Many anesthesiologist work along side other professials. If a anesthesiologist works in a surgeon's office, he/she might work with the surgeon himself and his assidents who would inform the anesthesiologist how long the surgery will take and other factors. Futhermore, anesthesiologists face many situtation in the
Since fighting in (2) two wars: Iraq and Afghanistan for well over 14 years and the drawdown of United States forces world wide the government has a surplus of military equipment left over from both of these actions. “And you will hear of wars and rumors of wars. See that you are not alarmed, for this must take place, but the end is not yet.” (Matthew 24:6) As the size of the U.S. forces diminish due to financial restraints in the different theaters of operations the need for all of this equipment and the cost of maintaining this equipment has resulted in thousands of municipalities and civilian/governmental police forces throughout the United States being the receivers of sophisticated and cutting edge military combat equipment. (Garland, 2014) In a New York Times article by Matt Apuzzo, “War Gear Flows to Police Departments.” “During the Obama administration, according to Pentagon data, police departments have received tens of thousands of machine guns; nearly 200,000 ammunition magazines; thousands of pieces of camouflage and night vision equipment; and hundreds of silencers, armored cars and aircraft.” (NYT,
Health Care Industry 1 Health Care Industry HCS/449 Donna Hawley Health Care Industry The health care industry is the fastest growing industry. As the years go by, more and more breakthroughs will be shaped. This assignment will talk about the ups and down from the past 10 years, what I consider will be the maximal alteration in the following 10 years, my goal in the business, adapting my services to increase with the transformation, my view point
This essay will describe the changes and the reforms in the structure of the NHS in recent years; the implications of the current NHS reforms structure will be analysed and the influence of the independent sectors on the healthcare will be evaluated. In the last 60 years, there were many changes in the structure of the NHS in England since it was created. The most important changes were about the spending of money and who makes decisions with legal responsibilities. Practically, patients may not notice any difference in the new structure of the NHS as an organisation; however, patients will visit their GP as usual, but the structural changes will be felt at the management level. By April 2013 new structure of the NHS organisation
The Joint Commission took action and brought forth the recommended changes in patient care in the perioperative setting. Patient Safety Initiative The patient admission process has changed greatly with the new guidelines set forth by the Joint Commission. The Joint Commission has many new patient safety goals including UP.01.01.01. The new national safety goal from the Joint Commission implements a pre-procedural process change to verify the correct procedure, for the correct patient, at the correct site (Joint Commission,2013). This patient safety initiative is quickly becoming standard within most healthcare organizations.
MEMORANDUM To: Havasu Regional Medical Center From: Maria Guillemard, Human Resource Specialist Subject: New Health Medical Systems Memo Date: July 9, 2012 CC: Chief of Staff There is a new staffing protocol that will be implemented within the hospital that will take effect by the end of the year. These new measures will ensure that all staff are working to their highest potential but still giving superior service to all of their patients in need. These new staffing strategies will meet and uphold our current mission statement and ensure that our staff maintains the highest dignity. These are the proposed ideas to help ensure our new staffing strategies to help ensure that our hospital succeeds into the 21st century. 1.
Using Electronic Health Records U05a1 Anna Lowe Allowe2003@comcast.net IT3006 Communication Strategies for the IT Professional Introduction This report will explain what Electronic Health Records are, the benefits to healthcare facilities and the patients they serve. With new technology created on a daily basis, the healthcare industry is not taking advantage of what is readily available to them. This report will explain many of the reasons most healthcare facilities are lacking this new technology and what being discussed to remedy this issue. There are many discussions that have been going on for years to ensure that the healthcare industry moves forward into the 21st century. Many feel that the costs of such programs