A common idea in health care is that if you are drawn to health care as a profession, you are inherently guided by an inner compass that is composed of a strong moral framework. Why is this a dangerous assumption?
Peter travels the world in his position on the advance team for the secretary of state. He has likely visted as many 20 different countries in 12 months’ time and is frequently in area where infectious diseases are far more common than in his home country , the Untied States. Using the CDC and the WHO as your resource , plan a strategy to keep Peter healthy. 1. What vaccination are necessary for Peter? 2. Is there any prophylactic treatment or medications? 3. What other precautionary measures might be taken? 4. What economic and political factors are considered here?
Why are rates important in community health?, Why do you think life expectancy, YPLL, DALYs, and HALE are more informative than simple mortality and morbidity rates?, What role do you think epidemiology plays in your life?
Mrs. Lawrence, a 41-year-old pregnant woman, is advised to undergo amniocentesis by her obstetrician. Dr. Jarret, an interventional radiologist, uses ultrasonic guidance for the amniocentesis. How many codes would be used to report this service? How would the answer differ if two doctors, a radiologist, and a surgeon performed the procedure together?
Dr. James has ordered a lipid panel for cholesterol screening. What is a panel, and how is it coded? How is the panel code affected if one of the tests is not done? What modifier cannot be used with the panels?
1. What kind of Performance Improvement Plan would you develop for your healthcare facility and why? – Describe the function of project management in performance improvement programs – Identify specific knowledge and skills required for team leadership – Describe project life cycles and the group dynamics of team life cycles – Identify the steps a team leader should follow to successfully implement and complete a project 2. Describe the areas that should be addressed in the development of a healthcare organization’s performance improvement plan 3. Explain why performance improvement programs are evaluated – Identify the aspects of the performance improvement […]
1. Write about what Quality Improvement means to you? 2 Explain the role of a questionnaire in the research process. What should be the role of the client during the questionnaire development process? Discuss the main benefits of including a brief introductory section in questionnaires?