Yet by recognizing how it will affect these key players, their support can be a powerful force to contribute to the success of new ideas or startups. With the simple question of “who will this affect?” potential adversaries can be turned around into important supporters. Another human factor which is often a barrier to health care innovation is the investor, or lack of them. A great idea may not gain the support it deserves simply because of the significant time required to wait for approval, or, because its “third party payment system” escapes their understanding. Yet another human factor affecting healthcare are today’s customers themselves.
Hold On Crescordia, a company that develops, manufactures, and sells fixation devices that surgeons use in repairing broken bones, has a reputation of producing quality tools in the medical industry. Crescordia’s competitors launched these new, innovative devices, but the quality does not measure up to Crescordia’s standards. Peter Walsh, the company’s CEO, must make an important decision regarding the resorbable devices. This case presents three options for Crescordia: launch a resorbable line of products to compete with rivals, enter the market targeting a specific group to conduct field tests, or forgo producing any resorbable devices until the quality matches Crescordia’s standards. Crescordia should choose to sit out on the alleged revolution because it maintains their reputation as a quality manufacturer and improvements on resorbable products cannot be made until surgeons test these tools on actual patients.
However, Merck will face the daunting issue of integration of the PBM’s capabilities with its own competencies. The second viable option for Merck, rather than acquiring or buying the pharmaceutical benefit management competencies of Medco, would be for them to develop their own individual competencies, expand their research and development, and establish closer relationships to their customers. This, however, takes quite some time to properly implement. Thus, due to the highly competitive and time-to-market issues of new drugs, this option is not advisable for Merck. Development of new drugs and getting them to market is critical for remaining competitive in the pharmaceutical industry.
I like how they advertise each procedure and have a medical staff that is of Hispanic heritage or can communicate with other Hispanics, because in today’s society that is an important language and due to the fact that these our main patients. What I do find negative is that these clinics are not advocating to these immigrants that there are other alternatives if they cannot afford the procedures needed for each patient instead they are telling these immigrants that they have to pay these outrageous prices to make more of a profit for themselves, that is not fair and I do not support the greed within the clinics. These immigrants can clearly apply for Medicaid and receive better care and service then paying an hefty penny for something they will probably have to come back for, just rear more money from them. And for those who are educated and who do have Medicaid why aren’t they able to use the insurance within these clinics? It is still insurance at the end of the day.
She has made good progress and has been assessed as being independent in all activities of daily living. She just requires prompts to remember to take her medication. The dilemma faced by the respite Centre happened when Martha was due to be discharged home. Her daughter has arranged to collect her Mum on a particular day at an arranged time. Martha’s Daughter and Son in Law have recently moved into her home to live with her.
Jerry was accused of a medical malpractice because of prescribing a refill without the authorization of a physician. There were many legal and ethical issues that affected the decision Jerry made in ordering the prescription refill, and the knowledge of right and wrong deterred Jerry from deciding to refill the prescription. There are several methods and types of values at hand that Jerry could have used to help him make an ethical decision. Determining the appropriate course to take when faced with a difficult ethical dilemma can be a challenge, but it is always important to engage in a carefully considered ethical decision-making. Everyday health care workers around the world are faced with tough decisions.
aThe career that I have chosen is to be a pediatric nurse. In order to be a pediatrician, you have to know how to be very patient with children. The child or children ages usually ranges from newborn infants until they become a certain age in their teenage years. I already know that some pediatrician are usually recommended by the parents of some children because whomever that pediatrician may be, probably have been known throughout the family. A child’s health care is the important concern of a pediatrician.
A Patient’s Bill of Rights was adopted in 1973 by the American Hospital Association in order to be able to provide effective health care services that are fair to both patient and medical personnel. June was hospitalized for severe anorexia and she initially agreed to have a feeding tube placed to save her life. I am sure her physicians informed her of the pros and cons of the placement of the feeding tube. According to the summary of the Florida Patient’s Bill of Rights and Responsibilities within our textbook “a patient has the right to refuse treatment” (Showalter, p. 272). When she was in her right state of mind she consented to treatment.
Socialized Medicine Is socialized medicine or privatized medicine a better healthcare system for the United States? Some countries have endured several losses in technology because of socialized medicine. You can see this when you compare the privatized and the socialized systems by the outnumbering of machines. There are several disadvantages in the socialized system because of the lack in technology. In addition, without simple necessities, like machines, several un-needed death occur.
University of Phoenix Material Personal Philosophy of Nursing Worksheet This is a philosophy of nursing that reflects the beliefs and values of your name Today’s date is October 14, 2010 I chose nursing as my profession because nursing is about caring for others in their time of greatest need. It is one of few professions in which you can go home each day and be happy for what you did. Although you may not realize it, but you have affected the patient’s life in some way. Nursing is about healing and curing the patient’s symptoms of disease or illness. In my nursing class, I learned that doctors cure the sickness and nurses cure the patient.