Essays Tagged: "Health care industry"

Gender Equity: Equal Pay and Childcare

ive management positions within organizations is still uneven. Most top management positions in the health care industry and in academic fields, for example, are held by men, while the majority of the ... , Douglas A.(2002). Nursing home administrator compensation: Pay equity and determinants of salary, Health Care Management Review; Gaithersburg

(4 pages) 180 0 3.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Importance of customer value in today's competitive business market

and preserving customer value is essential in the new organizational structure taking place in the health-care industry. As businesses and consumers move forward, businesses are being measured more a ... s values customers and how customers value a business's products or services.The article focuses on health-care organizations, and how there is an expectant trend that individuals will absorb a greate ...

(3 pages) 420 1 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Johnson & Johnson Written Case Analysis.

Johnson & Johnson is currently and has consistently been atop the health care industry for decades. They have been deliberate, thorough, and innovative in establishin ... struggling overseas and were in need of a change. The international market is very lucrative in the health care industry and J&J needs to attack that market before their competition beats them to ... on in revenues from more than 175 countries, making them the most comprehensive manufacturer in the health care industry. Their use of centralized research within the pharmaceutical business segment m ...

(6 pages) 527 0 3.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The role of occupational therapists in mental health care.

"The role of occupational therapists in mental health care"One of the main reasons why it has become necessary to look in more detail at the role o ... why it has become necessary to look in more detail at the role of occupational therapists in mental health care is the changing role of health care professionals in general which has taken place in th ... s in general which has taken place in the past decades and which has led to a re-structuring of the health care industry as a whole. As Thorner (1991) and Lloyd et al (1998) have pointed out, there ha ...

(3 pages) 120 1 3.7 Aug/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

"A brush with AIDS"

For the past hundred years, due to technological and scientific progress, health care industry went through enormous changes and became one of the most challenging businesses ... some diseases, such as HIV, have fatal outcomes, the danger arose within the hospital environment. Health care workers became vulnerable to the risk of being infected performing medical procedures su ... ected performing medical procedures such as surgery or blood sampling. In 1987, the first case of a health care worker who contracted HIV through a needle prick was reported . As a result, sharps cont ...

(7 pages) 48 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Economical Issues in Health Care

Economy plays a huge role in our everyday life and especially in health care industry. The modern medical markets have developed in such a way that any economical ch ... is change is a reproductive medicine, which clearly shows a direct link between economic issues and health care.Economic issues affect many decisions that are essentially ethical in nature. In Vitro F ... ves unable to pursue other means of family building, such as adoption. When is it appropriate for a health care provider to suggest that quitting IVF may be the best way for a couple to realize their ...

(7 pages) 404 0 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Online Continuing Education: This is a brief analysis of online continuing education for nurses and presents how some employers are supporting online education for professional staff

. It is nurses's responsibility to maintain their licensure and competence in the workplace. Online health education courses have proven to be a viable method for employees to "enhance professional de ... otherwise would not be able, to maintain their credentials and keep current on the rapidly changing health care industry and influx of new knowledge. The availability of web-based continuing education ...

(4 pages) 101 1 3.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Health care crisis, this essay is for eng101, this is a cause and effect paper, it details the deline in our health care system

ds. This basic equation can be applied successfully to almost any business venture. But how can the health care industry benefit from these crude formulas? Not long ago, at least a decade or so ... ication. However patient input is not all to blame. The per*so*na non gra*ta of the health care industry remains the insurance company. These HMO, PPO, managed care, we-call-the-shots- ...

(2 pages) 115 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Theoretical Analysis of the Macro Environment Within the Health Care Industry.

will take a closer look into how these factors are currently influencing the increasing cost of thehealth care industry.Economic forces, in theory and as fact as seen within the last 15 years, do ind ... r unseen cause that propels forward the #1 cause of death of Americans: Heart disease. In response, health care has been required to make startling and abrupt changes keep up with the treating, preven ...

(6 pages) 97 0 5.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

A Literature Review About Mecication Errors and the 6 Rights to Medication Administration.

cles are Attached)IntroductionAn error rate of 5% is acceptable in most industries, however, in the health care industry; one single error can result in death. (Berntsen, 2004, p5) This paper discusse ... ted to Medication Errors.The first article is by Karin Berntsen, 2004, and is entitled "How Far Has Health Care Come Since 'To Err is Human'? Exploring Use of Medical Error Data". This is a review of ...

(8 pages) 220 0 4.6 Sep/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Adult Daycare

lities and demands of providing care to their loved ones. Mrs. Sheffield has been involved with the health care industry for over 15 years and holds a bachelors degree in heath care administration; hi ... ortunities to expand the business. This venture will be operational in the next year and will offer health care services which will include: occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech therapy, cou ...

(36 pages) 554 1 3.9 Nov/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Child Development Plan

In 1964, Optimal Health Services began as Medical Pharmacy, a Good Neighbor Pharmacy in downtown Bakersfield. In less ... oviding in-home services to our community and the surrounding areas. It was the invision of Optimal Health Services' owner, Clark Gustafuson, to be the ultimate "one-stop-shop" for home care. Th ... ny provides home infusion for adults and pediatrics, hospice, extended care, respiratory care, home health, enteral supplies, personal home services, two retail pharmacies and compounding services wit ...

(2 pages) 17 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Review of Postnatal Health Care

PrefaceWhilst much emphasis in the training of health professionals is in the clinical setting [that is, hospitals or general practises], visits to ... he extent to which the advantages of home visits are realised depends heavily upon the skill of the health practitioner. To investigate the role and effectiveness of health care practitioners in vario ... ess of health care practitioners in various health care settings, I travelled to Yanjibup Community Health Care Centre and observed the consultations between them and mothers.Case Study - Patients/Cli ...

(12 pages) 70 0 5.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Management Planning and Ethics Paper

147;is to extend and enhance human life by providing the highest quality pharmaceutical and related health care products.” The driving force behind this mission is a company and its employees tha ... s Squibb Company (BMS) is a leader in providing the best quality products in the pharmaceutical and health care industry. The Bristol-Myers Squibb Pledge is “To our patients and customers, to our ...

(2 pages) 54 0 3.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

Monroe Hospital

y Hospital has recently recognized the need to redesign operations to survive in a rapidly changing health care environment. A critical issue facing Montgomery is its inability to expand existing faci ... ities to meet ambulatory needs. The hospital is also faced with the uncertainties of it?s patient?s health care insurance coverage. A recent study suggested that alternative delivery systems such as H ...

(4 pages) 73 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management


can open up endless possibilities for the future. People will be able to live longer lives in good health. Cloning is not just the process of making an identical person but it is so much more. Mike W ... and hearts could be produced for transplants, easing the burden of patients on waiting lists in the health care industry. And for people who have undergone traumatizing fires and have had their skin b ...

(4 pages) 21 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Labor Market Scenario

high job growth rates and can be used for your scenario: transportation, insurance, technology, and health care industries.• Post a 200- to 300-word response that focuses on the following:o What ... ct on the equilibrium of the labor market?Scenario:For this scenario, I have chosen write about the health care industry and topics that would cause a shift in labor supply and demand.According to Wal ...

(2 pages) 142 2 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Labor Market Scenario

Labor Market ScenarioScenario:For this scenario, I have chosen write about the health care industry and topics that would cause a shift in labor supply and demand because I have w ... to Wallis, L. (2006) areas of employment that would cause a shift in labor supply and demand in the health care industry include but are not limited to:Physician work force.Registered nurse work force ... Licensed practical nurse work force.Direct care workers.Certified nursing assistant work force.Home health and personal care aid work force.Medical assistant work force.According to Wallis, L. (2006) ...

(2 pages) 168 2 5.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Diagnostic Biomedical Microelectromechinical Systems (BioMEMS)

. As these parts displayed mechanical and pressure sensor systems, combining them with medicine and health care industry created the term BioMEMS (Biomedical microelectromechanical systems) [6]. This ... sing, and ultimately controlling, the pressure of various body fluids is the key to improving human health. Examples of the fluid in out body are the blood, fluid in the ear, eye, spinal cord, urine, ...

(9 pages) 15 0 0.0 May/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Electrical Engineering

Effective Solutions for Organizational Challenges (A look at Cigna Healthcare and how the company dealt with internal challenges)

t aspect of problem solving whenever a company encounters significantly difficult situations. Cigna Healthcare, a provider of medical, dental, life and behavioral health insurance, is an organization ... vioral health insurance, is an organization that has witnesses its share of obstacles. Although the health care industry has gone through intense changes through the years, Cigna Healthcare has succes ...

(8 pages) 39 0 5.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies