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  • Healing Hospital

    examples of how a “Healing hospital” helps a patient feel more comfortable. According to a book review of Radical Loving Care a book by Erie Chapman quoted Chapmen in saying, “health care leaders are living a lie. They are promising loving care to the public in mission statements and then making no meaningful effort to ensure that care is actually practiced” (Cunningham, L. 2006). When a patient feels comfortable and relaxed their health seems to improve. Healing Hospital A “Healing Hospital” is a healthcare establishment which does everything to make a patient feel relaxed and recover…

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  • Hospital Staffing

    Should the government require hospitals to meet specified staff to patient ratios, or allow the hospital to make decisions about staffing levels, even if it means fewer staff working longer hours? This is a question that affects millions of hospitals and also effects protocols in hospitals all over the world. I rarely visit the hospital, but if I go to the hospital and it’s a very serious case will I be treated quickly enough? Registered nurses have long recognized and continue to…

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  • Hospital Readmissions

    CHF and Hospital Readmissions Congestive heart failure is a growing chronic condition in the United States that accounts for approximately 11 million physician office visits and 875,000 hospitalizations (Heart Failure Statistics). Further complicating the issue, 25% of these patients are readmitted within 30 days of discharge and at least 50% are readmitted within six months (Cost considerations in the treatment of heart failure). The intensity of the disease process poses a financial strain…

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  • Compare And Contrast Public Hospital Vs Private Hospital

    Introduction Hospitals, a place for people to recover, heal, and to combat diseases. Everyone will take a trip to the hospital eventually. Doctors and nurses staff these facilities and hand care to every patient that needs it. Every patient must be looked at and each situation should be prioritized accordingly. Unfortunately, that is not the case for all the hospitals. Some hospitals take in to count a patients insurance or bank account into consideration. Some patients are less fortunate and…

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  • The Importance Of Codes In A Hospital

    Codes allow a hospital to create a solid framework, which will ultimately provide safety for everyone inside the hospital. a. Procedures and codes ensure clear expectations on how to function in the hospital’s environment for all employees, patients, and visitors. i. Sometimes, clear expectations are not always clear for visitors, patients, and employees. ii. For example, if the expectations is said that all employees are not to use cell phones during work hours, but the employer did not…

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  • University Hospital Reflection

    University Hospital I just completed my first year at my current hospital, University Hospital located in Newark, New Jersey. I would say, however, that even in such short time, I have witnessed that the hospital has lived up to its mission “to improve the quality of life for all those we touch through excellence in patient care, education, research, and community service” (University Hospital, 2016). The numerous services provided by University Hospital to the immediate community of Newark…

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  • Hospital Length Of Stay

    Hospital Length of Stay Norma Valdez-Rosa South University Online March 8, 2016 Introduction Prolonged hospital length of stays can increase costs not only for the patient but more so for the hospital. A multidisciplinary approach to patient health care and discharge planning is very important to help with this financial burden. When discharge barriers are identified on admission or soon after, it will help in reducing unnecessary hospital length of stays. Article Reviews…

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  • Hospital Cost Method

    public hospital funding in Australia comes from the State and Commonwealth government. Currently, public hospitals in Victoria have been largely funded prospectively based on their casemix for inpatient as well as non-inpatient and sub-acute patient services. Casemix is a provider payment method which classifies mix types of patients, 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…

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  • Small Hospital Struggles

    Understanding the Financial Struggles of Smaller Hospitals Finance is a huge component to health care – it can make or break a healthcare provider! My goal is to understand how small hospitals remain profitable and prevent operating loss in the midst of many obstacles, such as strict ACA regulations, higher healthcare costs and increase healthcare demand. I have chosen the article "Western Pennsylvania 's Smaller Hospitals Feeling the Financial Squeeze" published in the Pittsburgh…

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  • Hospital Placement Report

    Placement. Day 1. I was lucky enough to be assigned to Outpatients at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital for my placement, being a hospital, I knew that I would be entering an environment with a very large demographic and community. On prior research I found it interesting to find that they care for more than 250,000 patients in primarily Adelaide’s western suburbs. I knew before my placement that this would include many different demographic factors such as, age, religion, sex, and culture. This…

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