ASHFORD HCA 421 Week 3 Assignment Future Direction of Health Care
Future Direction of Health Care. In a three- to five-page paper (excluding the title and reference page):
1) Describe a minimum of five challenges from the list below that are defining the future strategic direction of health care.
§ Proposed health care reform and legislation
§ Information technology advancements including the electronic medical, or health, record (EMR/EHR)
§ Accreditation, quality of healthcare, and organizational compliance
§ Economics, including third party payers, future funding, rising costs, the Medicare and Medicaid programs
§ Access to health care including the uninsured and those in the poverty levels
§ Public entities in controlling the demand aspects of health service
§ Market shares and advancing age of population
§ Maintaining a skilled workforce
§ Pay for Performance
2) Describe how an organization can adapt its direction and strategies accordingly.
Incorporate and cite a minimum of two industry related sources into your paper, with at least one from ProQuest. You must follow APA guidelines.
Current Shortage Of Practicing Nurses Affect The Cost Of Delivering Health Care
How does the current shortage of practicing nurses affect the cost of delivering health care? As a second part of this question address your thoughts if this shortage is still in existence and if not, will it come back as the economy improves?
Assignment 1: Health Care Human Resources Management
Imagine that you have applied for the position of Manager of Human Resources at an acute care hospital in your community. The hospital is planning to expand its services to meet the needs of a growing community. As part of the application screening process, you have been asked to write a document that outlines the steps you would take, as the manager of HR, to improve the effectiveness of HRM in this organization.
Write a three to four (3-4) page paper in which you:
1.Analyze two (2) current trends in health care that are affecting human resources management that may likely impact your hiring decision as HR manager. Provide support for your analysis.
2.Suggest a significant opportunity for HR to become more of a strategic partner within an organization. Justify your response.
3.Recommend a model of human resources management that would be the most appropriate for this organization in question. Provide support for your recommendation.
4.Recommend a strategy that HR could implement in order to develop more effective relationships between Human Resources and the organization’s managers and senior executives, indicating how each strategy will achieve the desired goal.
5.Determine a specific employment law that may affect the hiring and selection process at the acute hospital in your community. Provide support for your rationale.
6.Use at least three (3) quality academic resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not qualify as academic resources.
Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:
•Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA .
•Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.
HCS 483 Week 2 Emerging Health Care Technology Presentation
1. Emerging Health Care Technology Presentation
2. Select one of the following emerging trends:
a. Emergency department information systems
b. Personal health records
c. Enterprise picture archiving and communication systems
d. Computerized provider order entry systems
3. Create 5- to 7- Microsoft® PowerPoint® slides providing HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules and the reasons those rules do or do not apply to the chosen system.
4. Include detailed speaker notes that explain your research thoroughly, as you will not be presenting this in class. Your speaker notes must contain complete sentences and paragraphs that contain the exact words you would speak if you were making an in-person presentation.