An effective policy is one that achieves a specific outcome in terms of the impact that it has on an organization. Healthcare organizations need to understanding the importance of a policy with regard to setting the internal and external direction of the organization. This can only be done by measuring its effectiveness toward achieving a […]
To Prepare Review the interactive media piece for Alzheimer’s Disease. (76 Year Old Iranian Male) Reflect on the patient’s symptoms and aspects of the disorder presented in the interactive media piece. Consider how you might assess and treat patients presenting with the symptoms of the patient case study you were assigned. You will be asked to make […]
Best practices for health care sustainability must be examined from both environmental and financial contexts. A matrix is a sound method for such an examination. The top management of your organization has requested that you prepare a matrix analysis of both environmental and financial contexts for your proposed sustainability initiative. Part I: Matrix analysis Organize […]
Donabedian’s framework for measuring healthcare quality comprises of a triad of domains: Structure, process and outcomes. Think about a recent health encounter you have had with a healthcare provider. Discuss how the visit’s quality was on each domain. What is your overall assessment of the provider’s quality? What recommendations would you make to improve quality?
On page 225 of your text, the authors write “…careful correlational research confirms the relationship between drinking during pregnancy and problems with fetal development. Pregnant women should never drink alcohol.” 1. Is the second statement justified by the first? 2. What other factors could account for the relationship? 3. What non-experimental investigation might illuminate the […]
This Discussion is about making a science of behavior. Below, I list a handful of common aphorisms about human behavior. Pick one and answer the following questions: A. How would you restate the aphorism as a Conceptual Hypothesis? B. How would you state your Conceptual Hypothesis as a Research Hypothesis? C. How would you operationalize/measure […]
Choose a health issue in KSA and explore the determinants causing that issue and justify your understanding with evidence from the literature.
reply Maricar Ranjo Hello Everyone, Negative stress can impact on well-being in many different ways such as having trouble sleeping, unhealthy food intake, unhealthy lifestyle or habits, less time for yourself, and may lead to overthink. Sleep is significant part of our mental health. If you’re not getting enough sleep, your body is probably not […]
reply Sarah Wells Stress that’s left unchecked can present many health problems. These arising problems can include problems such as high blood pressure, heart disease, obesity and diabetes. Stress has also been connected to or can aggravate numerous medical conditions, such as asthma, fatigue, back pain, difficulty breathing, headaches, hypertension, irritable bowel syndrome, ulcers, and […]
As the director for a 200 bed facility, you are tasked with ensuring compliance with health information exchange standards, interoperability, and maintaining continuous quality improvement methods within the facility related to the use of health informatics and the exchange of health information. Your task is to generate a report for the Board of Directors that […]