The Hospital-Acquired Condition Reduction Program designates diagnosis and procedures that are considered preventable in the inpatient setting. One of the conditions applicable for FY 2015 is pressure ulcers (ICD-9-CM code 707.0X/ ICD-10-CM codes L89.XXX, stages 3&4). To identify whether the pressure ulcer was present when the patient was admitted or was acquired during the hospital stay, the hospital must report a present on admission code for most diagnoses on the claim form. Scenario: Stephanie is the coding manager at Anywhere Hospital. The coders have been charged with applying the present on admission indicator code. Stephanie has collected data over the […]
Identify, analysis, and discuss the components that comprise a valid evidence-based research study. What is the importance of a strong leader, what are some concerns that a leader may have in healthcare field. How would you implement changes in the work environment based only on research?
Compare and contrast the six leadership strengths for the future (Box 30-1). Discuss your strengths and how they match these leadership strengths. Explore a potential plan to enhance areas that you identify as weak.
Use the other 6 types of diversity to argue why species richness is so vast in rainforests despite Gause’s Law of Competitive Exclusion. Use evidence from the different types of diversity and other studies discussed in class to support your argument. This can include coexistence models of competition. Also, be sure to include all parts of argument structure.
For this discussion, review the various healthcare settings in your reading (such as hospital, community health center, etc.) and select one. Once selected, research the internet to identify a facility that represents your selected healthcare delivery setting. Review their website and determine: Location and size Mission and values Accreditation and awards How long they have been serving their target population Whether they are part of a system or a single institution Are they for profit or not-for profit The target populations they serve The clinical and client services they provide The type of staff who work in the setting Contributions […]