Why does our system allow for two different types of lawsuits against one person for a similar action/outcome? Is this fair? Does our current legal system make a medical expert hesitant to help in situations outside of a medical facility, or while “off-duty?”
UMUC hospital is going to implement a new EHR and has appointed you as the EHR Project Manager. During the vendor selection process, the project team recognized that five vendors could be potential suppliers. However, three of these five are well-known while the other two are relatively less known. List and discuss five criteria that you would use for the final EHR vendor selection.
Emma, a medical laboratory technician is reviewing the following urinalysis report before she releases it to the physician. Routine Urinalysis COLOR Yellow CLARITY: Slightly Cloudy SP. GRAVITY: 1.015 PH: 7.0 BILIRUBIN: Negative KETONES: Negative BLOOD: Negative PROTEIN: Negative UROBILINOGEN 0.2 EU NITRITE: Negative GLUCOSE: Negative LEUKOCYTE Negative Microscopic 0-1 WBC/HPF 25-30 RBC/HPF Rare squamous epithelial cell Negative for bacteria and casts In your discussion post, discuss the correlation between the chemical and microscopic exam. Some items to include in your discussion, but not to be limited by are: What is the tech’s first course of action to investigate the results? […]
Jill is a 47-year-old grade school teacher who is concerned about her family history of early cardiovascular death. She wonders what her own risk factors are and whether she should be taking precautionary measures. Other than playing a few rounds of dodgeball with students once a week, she is rather sedentary because she has to grade papers and prepare lesson plans during the evening at home. Her last wellness examination did not turn up any red flags except for being overweight and borderline hypertensive, and she had normal laboratory values, including lipids