Samples "Healthcare"

Healthcare

Multiple types of issues affect quality assurance (QA) in the health care sector. These include economic, legal and regulatory issues. QA in healthcare requires the input of multiple fields of study; through these various layers, the goal is to achieve quality in care for the individuals within the healthcare sector....

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An important problem that Greater Home Health Care, Inc. should address is power relations within the organization. Specifically, the bureaucratic structure of the organization leads to a strong system of hierarchy, which makes the process of service delivery much slower. This problem is observed in many health care organizations in...

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Among school-age children, a common self-perception of concern and which the literature examines frequently is that of competence. Like adults, children encounter tasks and situations which require or challenge the skills and competencies. If a child feels unequal to the task or situation at hand, their perception of their competence...

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The video entitled “Health Quality Summit: Promoting Quality through Payment Redesign,” which was filmed from the US Department of Health and Human Services National Summit on Health Care Quality and Value on October 4, 2010, is a nearly hour-long panel discussion that encompasses the types of payment methods currently in...

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In this article Stacy Carter (2014) argues that the ‘most pressing’ issue regarding ethics in health promotion is deciding how to promote good health in communities in a way that both engages with and allocates responsibility to citizens and the state. She highlights the similarities and differences in ethical requirements...

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Health promotion refers to a behavioral and social science drawing from environmental, psychological and medical science that seeks to promote individuals health and prevent the various forms of diseases through voluntary and education driven activities. As such, health promotion through the development of individuals, institutions and the community at large...

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Over the past several decades, there has been a dramatic increase in the cost of healthcare. At the end of the year 2015, the cost of healthcare in the United States was estimated at $3.2 trillion. This is a very sharp increase from the cost recorded in 1960 of about...

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Substance abuse remains a growing problem for adolescents throughout the United States. According to the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration in 2012, “more than one quarter of adolescents drank alcohol, approximately one fifth used an illicit drug, and almost one eighth smoked cigarettes” (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration,...

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The issue of informed consent is one of the most prevalent ethical problems within the healthcare industry today. The world of healthcare is very fast paced and often times, patients are in and out of a doctor's office within minutes. The patient may be unaware of their diagnosis or uninformed...

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