Discuss how moving from paper files to electronic files has created an extra cost to the healthcare system/consumer and also discuss burdens that have come about due to electronic files. Who should absorb the cost of requesting data for e-discovery; the tax payers, insurance providers, healthcare providers, the plaintiff, etc.? Why?
How does poor health literacy affect public health and the healthcare system overall? Consider health decisions, health outcomes, costs, error rates, as well as family and community health. Discuss this question from various stakeholder viewpoints (i.e. policy makers, citizens, administrators, providers, patients, caregivers).
Randy, 10 years of age, was hit by a car while riding his bicycle and sustained a fractured right femur that was classified as a complete fracture. On arrival to the emergency department, Randy was alert, vital signs stable, and he complained of pain “only if I move.” Randy’s mother gave consent for treatment and admission. After x-rays, Randy was taken to the operating room for application of traction to his leg. Questions List the “five Ps” of ischemia from a vascular injury. Which diagnostic studies are most useful for assessing skeletal trauma? What are the goals of fracture management? […]