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Conclusion: Who will be responsible for the EHR system and implementation? Who will police this data and will there be one central EHR or will there be an infinite number of systems out there compatible with each other or in competition with each other? All these issues are of utmost importance and overwhelming at best. Time and research is needed to address all the options to upload a system that is safe accurate and ultimately benefits not only patients but the health care system as well. Currently the Obama Administration has authorized federal incentive
| PRO: The health reform includes the largest health care tax cut in history for middle class families, helping to make insurance much more affordable for millions of families. | | PRO: Tax credits up to 35% are offered to small business to make employee coverage more affordable. | | PRO: Bans health plans from dropping people from coverage when they get sick. | | PRO: Restricts new plans’ use of annual limits to ensure access to needed care. |
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Using Pender's Health Promotion Theory is a great way to implement education in the care of patients. Education, treatment and prevention of diseases and/or their co-morbidities are the foundations of nursing practice. The current standards are encouraging education and prevention as a means to save money individually by the patient, by the hospitals, by the state, and nationally. With health care reform at the forefront of everyone's mind prevention and health promotion is of the utmost importance. References American Heart Association Website.
S.B. Tyler English 1020-059 5 April 2011 The Cost of Health care and the People Who Need It It is beneficial economically for the United States to support the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The United States spends approximately $2 trillion on health care cost and over 40 million Americans do not have health insurance. If the Health care Reform bill passes, not only will all of the United States citizens have health care but the deficit will decrease a great amount. Health care reform has been a major issue in the United States for centuries.
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