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Who is HIPPOCRATES?
father of medicine; greek physician; hippocratic oath came from him
what is MEDICAID?
12 of cost of health care in older population
Provides healthcare for older population
what is MEDICARE?
44 / of cost of health care in older population over 65 years
what is HMO?
health maintenance organization- type of managed care organization that provides a form of health insurance coverage in the us that is used by providers under contract
what is fee for service?
the cost for services rendered after care is given
what is PPO?
PREFERED PROVIDER ORGANIZATION
the providers will provide the insured members of the group a discount below their regularly charged rates.
what are DRG'S?
diagnostic related groups-cost containment-specific diagnosis rates; insurance companies use these
what are health promotions?
defined by the world health organization as the process of enabaling people to increase control over and to improve their health
what are accreditation?
is a process in which certification of competency, authority or credibility is presented
what is ACUTE ILLNESS?
sudden illness where someone is expected to recover
what is CRONIC ILLNESS?
an illness that is not curable such as asthma or cancer
what is COMMUNICABLE?
a disease which is infections or contagious from one person or species to another
what is REHABILITATION?
recovering and restoring health or function after an illness or accident
what is PUBLIC HEALTH?
concerned with threats to the overall health of a community based on population health analysis
what is AMBULATORY CARE?
any medical care delivered on an outpatient basis-sameday surgery
what is INFORMED CONSENT?
legal condition where a patient has give concent after being told the good and the bad about an upcoming procedure
what is MANAGED CARE?
a way to control medicare payouts and includes a variety of health insurance programs
what is ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE?
any various system of healing or treating disease not included in traditional medicine taught in US or Britan
what is UTILIZATION REVIEW/CASE MANAGER?
is the review of how certain medical services are requestedand performed, look at saving costs
what are the 4 components to communication?
sender/encoder
message
receiver/decoder
feedback-paraphrase
what is the often-forgotten communication tool?
listening
what are enviornmental barriers to communication?
(physical factors)
includeds everything outside of the individual that can inhibit communication
-noise/activity levels around/physical arrangement/comfort levels; too cold or hot/time;distance
what are personal barriers to communication?
emotional feelings/attitudes/language/ resistance to change
what are the carriers in therapeutic health care?
most careers like nursing/doctors
what are the diagnostic careers?
radiiologist/ lab tech
what are the informational & administrative careeres?
nurse manager
what re the biotech careers?
microbiologist/genetics/
researchers
what are the enviornmental careers in health care?
diaticians/ nutritionist
housekeepers