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    Hospital Cost Method

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    treatments as well as the associated costs. Each episode of patient care is assigned to a Diagnosis Related Group (DRG) which classifies numbers of diseases into groups which are clinically coherent and resource homogenous in terms of resource consumption and costs. DRG throughput will contribute to determining how much the hospital is paid for the patient care episode. This particular funding…

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    SWOT Analysis Hamidi and Delbahari (2011) explains the SWOT analysis as a participatory model used by groups for examining conditions and developing appropriate strategies and plans, through assessing attributes and proficiencies to foster evidence for change within a group. SWOT analysis tool analyzes internal and external environments to make systematic approach to making decisions through analysis of strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats. (Ghazinoory, Abdi, & Azadegan-Mehr,…

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    are based on rate per discharge and by using the Medicare Severity Diagnosis Related Group (MS-DRG) which are assigned to the patients. The MS-DRG is the system by which the Medicare patient’s hospital stay has been classified into different groups in order to make the payments for the services. The MS-DRG assigns code such as 190 stands for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with MCC. The codes are distributed on the basis of major complication or comorbidity [MCC] and without MCC. There…

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    Article Assessment- Oppositional Defiant Disorder Kathryn Ervin Appalachian State University Overview of ODD ODD is a pattern of behaviors; angry/irritable mood, argumentative/defiant behavior, and vindictiveness. The symptoms have to be distressing in areas of social functioning to themselves and others, and cause significant problems in all areas such as school, work, home. The symptoms must be present among at least one person that is not a sibling. The behaviors have…

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    difficult phenomenon’s to detect: factitious disorder, malingering, Munchausen syndrome, and Munchausen by proxy. As a starting point for diagnosis and treatment, doctors rely on reported symptoms in order to accurately detect the problems with the patients. When patients give misleading information, consciously or unconsciously, doctors and physicians are unable to accurately diagnose the patient (Dyer & Feldman, 2007). This phenomenon is commonly known as factitious disorder, which the…

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    Protection of Human Subjects. After receiving approval from Baptist Hospital and University of Florida IRB committees data collection began. Data was gathered by Tanya Warner, DNP student and employee of Baptist Hospital. Data was kept in Tanya Warner’s office on campus at Baptist Hospital. Computer data and patient’s medical records were password protected. No identifiable data was included in data collected. 2014 Results 2014 Age and Gender. Patient’s identified as being discharge with…

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    Introduction Autism Spectrum Disorder is a very common developmental disability in the United States, and affects children on a varying spectrum of mild to severe. It is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders, found in approximately 1 of every 110 children (McPartland, 2012). ASD individuals often demonstrate non-normal behavioral, learning, social, and auditory interactions to varying levels of functional ability. Disease Diagnosis and Acquisition Autism/Autism Spectrum…

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    receive. Since there is no cure, the diagnosis can be devastating to a patient and their families. Even with the best treatment, ALS will ultimately result in paralysis eventual death due extreme respiratory muscle weakness. The disease usually progresses quickly and the life expectancy for someone diagnosed is 3-4 years, according to Kevin Mccormick, the Senior Communications Director for the stem cell agency. He also says that although there are only 30,000 cases across the US- every 90…

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    Persuasive Speech On Adhd

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    The rate of children, from the age of four to eleven, has jumped from a rate of only three to five percent to now over 15 percent of children are being diagnosed and taking medication for ADHD. An even more alarming number is that more than 20 percent of high school boys are being informed that they have ADHD (EurekAlert, Frances, Newmark). Diagnosis of ADHD are similar in other countries such as: Taiwan, Canada, and Iceland. The case study using those countries they looked at the children and…

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    Association which have impacted clinicians. Initially, the DSM was based on the psycho-social model, however, it was later changed to focus on the medical model. The result of this change caused clinicians to have to diagnose individuals and include a diagnosis in most cases. Insurance companies pushed for a diagnosis as a means reimburse for treatment and therefore pay for the services. As the DSM was being changed, social workers were impacted tremendously by the changes. The role of social…

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