You are the HIM Director in an acute care hospital setting. Your facility has purchased an electronic health record (EHR) system and pressure is mounting to deploy this system as soon as possible by the chief information officer (CIO) and chief of the medical staff (CMS). However, during a testing period, you and your staff discover that the EHR system does not comply with applicable federal privacy and security standards. It is your recommendation to stop the deployment until these issues can be resolved; however, the CIO and CMS disagree. Outline your response as the HIM director’s perspective to each […]
Two staff nurses are fighting over the rough draft of the next monthly time schedule. What conflict resolution skills would you employ to help them resolve the issue of both wanting the same time off when others are on vacation and staffing is a challenge?
• Do a cost-benefit analysis of the selected healthcare organization. Explain your analysis of the cost-benefit ratio and how it helps an organization. • Explain the impact of the cost-benefit ratio on recruitment and retention strategies of a healthcare organization. • Outline ways to improve the cost-benefit ratio of the selected healthcare organization. • Explain the role of HRM in ensuring the most competitive compensation package for employees. • Describe methods of improving the compensation package of the selected healthcare organization. Explain how your recommendations could enhance recruitment and retention strategies of the organization. • Discuss how you would address […]
Adhering to the preferences specified in a patient’s advance directive may be difficult if the document has not been updated recently, that is, within the last two or three years. For example, a family member may insist that the patient had changed his mind and the previously stated preferences are no longer valid. discuss one or two other sets of circumstances that might justify overriding the instructions detailed in a patient’s advance directive
Explain the pathophysiology of a fever. Include in your explanation at least 3 physiological benefits of having a fever. Share a story about your experiences with fevers and what you did about the condition.
Explain the various strategies used to promote qualitative research validity/trustworthiness/rigor. Then, take one of these strategies and compare it to a quantitative strategy addressing similar issues of rigor.