Population Health/Business For this week’s assignment, please read Chapter 17 of your textbook and answer the discussion question listed below. Your answer needs to be submitted in essay form by midnight Thursday night (250 word minimum)and your response to a classmate needs to be submitted by midnight Saturday night (150 word minimum). Discussion Question: What is marketing and what are several specific examples of marketing in the healthcare environment (Try to come up with at least 2 specific examples not included in your textbook. Feel free to describe current marketing tools you’ve seen used in this area). How is this […]
For a hospital to operate efficiently and effectively, the three important influences in its governance, medical staff, board of trustees, and administration, must work together in reasonable harmony. What factors contribute to the tension that usually exists among them
Hospitals are facing unprecedented financial challenges from entrepreneurial physician initiatives that are establishing competitive, free-standing diagnostic and treatment centers and specialty hospitals. In your opinion, what are the advantages and disadvantages to these developments from a patient perspective?
BACKGROUND: You are a food service director at a hospital that serves the general population. As the food service director, a major part of your duties is to plan menus to ensure that the patient’s dietary needs are met appropriately. (ensure that the menu has met the RDAs) 1. Create a 2 week menu for a A healthy individual
Scenario: It was becoming obvious to many that the suburb of Kenzington now had a drug problem, but few wanted to admit it. The community’s residents liked their quiet neighborhoods, and most never thought that drugs would be a problem. In fact, the problem really snuck up on everyone. The town had only one bar, and although occasionally someone drank too much, the bar’s patrons usually controlled their drinking and didn’t bother anyone. Occasionally, two or three high school seniors would be caught drinking beer purchased at a store in a nearby town. Yet these isolated incidents gave no indication […]
Complete a concept analysis on one of the following topics. Utilize the Overcoming concept analysis as an example. This part of the assignment should be at least 1000 words and contain the following parts: Introduction, Definition and Uses of the Concept, Defining Attributes, Antecedents, Consequences, Model Case, Borderline Case, Contrary Case, and Implications for Nursing Practice. Your chosen defining attributes should be clearly identified in each of the three cases. ◦Hope ◦Caring ◦Trust ◦Teamwork
Mr. S. is a 23¬year¬old male who sustained a traumatic brain injury as an unrestrained driver in a motor vehicle crash. On admission, his blood pressure (BP) was 158/72 mm Hg, heart rate (HR) 46 beats per minute, respiratory rate (RR) 28 breaths per minute, and temperature 96.2° F (35.6° C). His neurological exam reveals that his right pupil is at 6 mm and reacts sluggishly; his left pupil is 4 mm and reacts briskly. He is nonverbal, extends his arms bilaterally to pain, and opens his eyes minimally to pain. He is quickly intubated and placed on mechanical ventilation. […]
A study was performed involving 2 groups of athletes. Group A did not use pharmaceuticals to treat tissue injuries but instead followed the RICE protocol. Group B used ibuprophen before activities and after any tissue injuries or stress. In comparing the effects of the treatments each group used, what could you expect to observe? Reinjury would be more common in group A. Group A would experience prolonged healing times and poor healing outcomes. No observed difference in healing between the two groups. Group B would have faster healing of injured tissues with complete functional capacity. Group B would display prolonged […]