Finding of an ambulatory capacity assessment show tightening in all regions by 2019, and some shortfalls if exam rooms, physician offices, and other care sites are not added. Kaiser Permanente continues to explore innovative facility designs to address capacity and consumer preferences. Kaiser Permanente is also accelerating the next phase of seismic hospital replacements and increasing their hospital capacity in selected markets. As this is done, Kaiser Permanente’s new service delivery plans will describe how and where care will be delivered in the future. These plans include how members can experience, accommodate and foster membership growth and improve the organization’s
Undoubtedly Northwestern Memorial Hospital (NMH) have preserve their number one spot in Chicago. Northwestern Memorial hospital have implemented an essential commitment to remain at the fore front of healthcare. In order for NHM to continue to be the leader the organization applied precaution such as strategic planning. Furthermore, the organization understands its product life cycle, its strengths, weakness, opportunity, and threats (SWOT).
Pleasant Bluffs: Launching A Home-Base Hospital Program While analyzing the case on Pleasants Bluffs, the main problem is how will they come up with a proposal for the pilot program for Pleasant Bluffs home-base hospital care and how to manage it. According to the case, it stated that Graff Salot, the director of Performance Improvement (PI), at Pleasant Bluffs Health System, is tasked with making these changes. (Erskine,2016) Therefore some potential solution might be to complete this task, he must first hired more people for administrative, and clinical. By doing this, will help to better manage the PI department and patients.
The process of mergers and acquisitions, and a system dedicated to providing continuum of care has occurred because of vertical and horizontal integration. According to The Evolution of Integrated Healthcare Strategies “it is widely believed that the greater alignment and synergy achieved through integration enhances quality of care, efficiency and patient satisfaction.” There are two integration strategies, one being horizontal integration, and the other being vertical integration. Horizontal integration is consolidation of two or more hospitals or other entities under one owner through merger or acquisition. Vertical integration is a process through which one entity unites related and complementary organizations to create a system that provides a continuum of care.
I was interested in the way Bradley and Taylor points out that the most important factor to be consider is health. The author is a professor of public health and served as a hospital administrator in various hospitals, this shows that they have credibility in providing analysis of the healthcare. This book was written in 2013 so that the data contained in this book are still relevant today. Haugen, David M., and Susan Musser.
Previously, majority of healthcare systems were driven by other goals such as ensuring enhanced care access, containing the costs of healthcare delivery, and promoting patient convenience/customer service in a bid to improve the efficiency and quality of healthcare. However, the financial collapse had far-reaching consequences for the healthcare systems as it
However, the metric indicate that aspects such as consumer convenience and efficient handling of the patients have been noted. On the other hand, most of the employees are developing resistance towards the new system due to the high level of accountability required. The report therefore looks into the suitable decision that the hospital management should consider. What are the key decisions that have to be made at GGH?
Conclusion When magnet hospitals meet all the requirements, studies have proven better working conditions and improved outcomes. With magnet hospital involving nursing staff in patient care decisions, it makes them feel they are a part of something special. Magnet hospitals strive for excellence making it appealing to nurses looking for employment. When the nurses are taken care of and are happy in the workplace, it plays a role in a
Medicare reimbursement is partially based on a facility’s Star Rating. A critical component to this is patient surveys and HCAHPS. I have seen a push toward the customer service experience. Indeed, I feel strongly that every healthcare worker including nurses should treat each of their patients with respect, equality and do the absolute best to meet their needs.
Hospital compare helps citizens find information for hospitals all over the country. This information helps the patients and their families make the best choice for their monetary restrictions and their health choices. This helps them find out whether the quality of care is adequate for their needs between many hospitals in the patient's home area. Hospital compare helps the patient by making the decision process easier, and making hospitals improve their health care quality. Patients can find a variety of information about the hospitals quality; including general ratings of the hospital, general information, payment and value of care, timely and effective care, and much more information on this website.
Case Study: Puckett Animal Hospital In the case study of Puckett Animal Hospital, veterinarian Dr. Richard Puckett struggles to find the right course of action for his growing business. Rich demonstrates genuine concern for his employees, providing both hourly and salaried workers access to benefits and continuing education. Rich is forced to cut costs when an increase in minimum wage nearly double the hourly workers’ rate of pay, and. Rich has a history of investing in his employees, and this investment has paid off—his business is growing, and clients are happy.
DATE: December 19, 2016 TO: New Employee FROM: Jessica Cionca SUBJECT: What to Avoid When Facing a Consistent Issue in the Healthcare Setting Summary: Given below is what to except as a new employee in the healthcare system as a Registration Representative. There are many positive benefits when working in the hospital, but there are several issues that could potentially terminate any employee.
Introduction Capstone Consulting Group has been approached by the Medical Associates to perform an executive summary regarding a land option and the changes in the Swift Health Plan. Medical Associates needs a recommendation concerning a 225-acre land on whether to sell only 25 acres closest to an anticipated highway or if they should sell all 225-acres. Swift Health Plan is announcing changes and Medical Associates need a recommendation on how to get in the best position for their developing managed care markets. Land Option In 1980, Medical Associates acquired a 30- year option for the 225-acre of land by the facility that established a purchase price not to exceed ‘the average prevailing rate plus 10 percent for undeveloped farm land in Hillsboro County’ (Seidel and Lewis 2014).
For instance, optimize cost and clinical outcomes, and for a hospital and physician to work under a cohesive structure. Now we will discuss the
They should make sure they can start cross training the employees that they do have. Perhaps even to do an efficiency study as to the office activities to see where improvements can be made. This will help with the collection of delinquent accounts and reimbursement of insurance payouts. As physicians, Sanchez and Hudson should not have to even worry about the office details. That should be left up to the office manager if they have one.