The terms moral and ethos come from the Latin and the Greek, which means “character.” 1) Does character suggest that only people have morals? What about other entities such as animals or corporations? Why or why not?
Option 2: Cultural Barriers. Identify and summarize two articles published within the past 36 months that address how cultural issues affect health and health care delivery. Discuss a minimum of two issues and recommend specific solutions for overcoming cultural barriers to health and/or health care delivery.
•Hospital emergency departments continue to be used as a source of primary medical care by large numbers of the community’s medically underserved population. What are the implications of this practice for the patients, and on health care costs and quality of care? What would you propose as a means to change this situation?
Identify the major factors that have resulted in the shift in utilization from inpatient hospitalization to ambulatory care services. What are the implications of this shift for hospitals, consumers, and the health care delivery system as a whole? The recipients of mental health services in the US represent only a small percentage of those in need of services. Discuss the factors that impede access to mental illness treatment.
Given the increasing longevity of Americans and the costs of providing long-term care, anticipation of the costs should be a major element of every family’s financial planning. Current information suggests however, that very few families or individuals give this consideration. What factors might impede this advance planning? What measures might be effective in raising awareness among Americans about this important matter? Identify the major factors that have resulted in the shift in utilization from inpatient hospitalization to ambulatory care services. What are the implications of this shift for hospitals, consumers, and the health care delivery system as a whole
In this assessment, you will complete a SWOT Analysis on micro-hospitals and summarize your findings. Background: The popularity of the micro-hospital is exploding. The industry is increasingly focused on providing care at the right time, in the appropriate setting. Micro-hospitals can prove to be less of a financial burden for health systems than a traditional hospital and are designed to managed non-acute inpatient situations. Micro-hospitals focus on treating low-acuity patients and providing ambulatory and emergency services. Assessment: 1. Complete a SWOT Analysis, providing a minimum of four points in each area to evaluate the micro-hospital model. Please review the resource […]