Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System

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    being treated at a health center at Gila River Native Reservation in Sacaton, Arizona, which services seven Districts in Pinal County, Arizona. The facility services Native clients from all tribes and of all ages. The center provides services at the hospital where clients are seen in the emergency room or admitted to the hospital. There is a Diabetes Center where clients receive treatment for diabetes (Brief Solution Focused, Case Management, Narrative Therapy, One-on-One and Family Counseling, Weight, A1C monitoring, Blood Pressure Monitoring, Group Counseling and Family Therapy). There is also a Podiatry Center within the hospital and a pharmacy. In addition, the hospital has its own transportation department that…

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    Privilege In Healthcare

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    whom needed urgent care for a similar health problem. While they were traveling in England, the wife fell ill, and as a result she went to an English hospital. Her total healthcare bill was $37; all she had to pay for was the prescription medication, despite the many diagnostic tests performed. England is on a national healthcare program that provides care for all people in the country, which to the woman’s surprise included her as a visitor. Shortly after the couple’s return…

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    “Affordable universal health care for every single American must not be a question of whether, it must be a question of how” (Obama 1). In a country that spends the most in the world on health care, one would expect world class health care available to everybody, but that is not the case in the U.S. The need for reform has been recognized throughout the history of U.S. health care, but no major reform has ever fixed the problems, only delayed the consequences that the U.S. health care system has…

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    For decades, a solution has been searched for to solve the problems of health care in the United States. The most major issue being the constant imbalance of cost, access, and quality. Many countries around the world have been utilizing the system of socialized health care for years, including Canada, Germany, and the United Kingdom. These three international health systems will be analyzed in terms of organization, finances, outcomes in relation to cost, access, and quality, as well as the…

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    hospitals are provided a fixed budget to cover operating costs during a fixed period. The budgets are based on historical figures, impact of inflation and projected changes to the type and level of service offered. An advantage of the global budget method is that it provides administrators an effective means of expenditure control. This is achieved simply by lowering the hospital’s…

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    Case Study I-4 Supporting mobile Health Clinics: The Children’s Health Fund of New York City “Children’s Health Fund is committed to providing health care to the children who need it most” (Children’s Health Fund, 2013, p. 1). The mobile clinics main objective is to provide medical, mental, and oral health services to children in communities where these services are needed who cannot afford medical treatments. Another attribute of the mobile clinic is the preventative services and health care…

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    shifting from providing just hands-on care to so much more. According to the book, The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health, it talks about a fundamental shift that will provide delivering more care in the community rather than just an acute care setting. It discusses that all health care professionals need to be able to practice to the full range of their education and training (Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Committee on the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Initiative on the…

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    Hillary Clinton supports the continued support and expansion of Obamacare. It is her position, and the position of the current sitting president, that the best way to lower prices is an open market where insurance companies compete for customers. This competition leads to lower prices across the board as consumers will opt to go with the option that is most affordable. Hillary also proposes a public option be added to Obamacare, ostensibly this public option would encourage additional…

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    Nurses are an essential part of the healthcare team. For years their roles have seem to go unnoticed to some and their impact on health insignificant. Despite the challenges through research and education, they continue to make their mark in society. The report composed by the institute of medicine addressed the need for nurses to be prepared and become more actively involved in the healthcare system for the future. It addressed a few integral areas that need to be adjusted in order to make the…

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    Grady Health System was the dream of Henry W. Grady, who was a newspaper editor of the Atlanta Constitution. Mr. Grady was concerned with the poor health care that Atlanta’s poor was receiving. Therefore, he advocated for a public city hospital. On June 1, 1882, his amazing dream became a reality, Grady Hospital opened. It began in a three story building with 110 beds and one operating room with an amphitheater for students and staff. Grady Health System has grown considerably over the years…

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