The impact of nurse rounding on patient satisfaction in a medical-surgical hospital unit (Blakley, Kroth, & Gregson, 2011) Case Study Purpose: To determine if patient and nurse satisfaction is influenced by intentional nurse rounding every 2 hours on a medical-surgical unit in a small community hospital setting. Level V Setting: Medical-surgical inpatient unit N = 200 Criteria: persons who have been hospital inpatients within the last 6 months. HCAHP Surveys, Interviews during rounding process, and focus groups. Patient satisfaction data was collected on a weekly basis and summarized by the Gallup Organization Patient satisfaction scores steadily increased in conjunction of the rounding program. Overall patient satisfaction was 3.5 (on a scale of 1-4, where 1
The term concierge medicine refers to a growing development in the way healthcare is being provided in a primary care setting. This change addresses much of the dysfunction that is closely connected to the heavy strain on managed care practices and physicians. There are a few types of concierge practice models. The Concierge medicine or “boutique” business model involves an annual retainer paid by the patient annually. I spoke with Mrs. Jones, a Healthcare Quality Professional who manages a concierge practice regarding their billing process, she states that their practice bills the patient’s insurance for each appointment.
The patients experience within the hospital is collected from a survey done randomly among patients. Each hospital must have at least 300 survey responses per year. After collecting the data, the data is submitted to the survey data warehouse, where it is analyzed and adjusted to truly reflect the hospital’s conditions. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services along with the Agency for healthcare research standardize the survey results with the hospital consumer assessment of healthcare providers and systems survey. This survey has only thirty-two questions which are analyzed each year.
Assignment D (Reimbursement Process and Procedure) Manor Care Boynton Beach is a skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility located at 3001 S Congress Ave Boynton Beach, FL 33426. The facility gets paid for its services by Medicare, Medicaid, HMO, and private payment. Medicare Part A helps pay for hospital stays, skilled nursing facility care, home health care and hospice care. Medicare Part B helps pay for doctor’s services and outpatient care as well as some other services such as physical therapist, occupational therapist, speech therapist, some home health care services, and supplies that are medically necessary.
KBR Inc. is a global company that provides Technology & Consulting, Engineering & Construction, and Government Services. They agreed to provide logistics support services during Operation Iraqi Freedom. They are to provide, install, operate, and maintain the dining facility services in Iraq. KBR Inc. argues that the U.S. Government was required to reimburse disputed costs despite its failure to establish that those costs were reasonable. The contract is primarily a cost-plus-award-fee arrangement.
Your discussion post for me personally, was educational. When talking about your current employer, the medical center, you make an intruging statement, that I can relate to at my current employer. You said, "we are given a very small pay increase every eighteen or twenty months. There is no motivation based on this system alone. " I see the same thing going on at my job.
Part B This caters for outpatient care, preventive services and doctor’s services Part C This is a type of care that is offered by a private insurer in collaboration with Medicare to offer services given under part A and B Part D This covers the cost of the prescribed drugs that are not covered under the original cover.
In an HMO, a patient pays a monthly premium and only has access to doctors, hospitals, and other healthcare providers that are within the HMO network. To participate in an HMO, the individual must pay a monthly premium,
The following provide applied to intermittent and seasonal workers could be used to adjust compensation at the employee’s minimum age of retirement. Under FECA 10.216, “For intermittent and seasonal workers, whether permanent or temporary, who do not work either the same number of hours or every week of the year (or period of appointment), the weekly pay rate is the average weekly earnings established by dividing (÷) the total earnings during the full 12-month period immediately preceding the date of injury (excluding overtime) (A), by the number of weeks (or partial weeks) worked during that year (B) (that is, A ÷ B); or 150 times the average daily wage earned in the employment during the days employed within the full year immediately preceding the date of injury divided by 52 weeks, whichever is
Similarities and differences FFS, you can go to see any physician you want, whenever you feel it is necessary. Under managed care there is a strong financial incentive to see only those physicians who are affiliated with the plan. With FFS, you might not have to wait long to get a non-emergency appointment, but you 'll probably spend some time in the waiting room. Under managed care, according to a Consumer Reports survey, members of HMOs have to wait a little longer to get a non-emergency appointment, but their wait is shorter once they 're at the doctor 's
Marsha McMillen Unit 5 Math Discussion After researching the metric system uses in the medical field, I found quite a few uses just used in the billing and coding field. It is used for cost, production to reduce supply and labor costs, clinical performance, such as quality of patient care, also called “patient outcome” data. Other uses are, Patient Safety, nearly 100,000 Americans die each year, because of medical mistakes, that happened during their stay at the hospital, these accidents can lead to longer recoveries and permanent disabilities. We use metrics in-patient surveys after treatment/release, to measure patient satisfaction of their care.