Essays Tagged: "health care providers"

HIV and AIDS, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

they carry and can spread the virus. Combating it is a major challenge to biomedical scientists and health-care providers. HIV infection and AIDS represent among the most pressing public-policy and pu ... ide.COSTSI think that the AIDS epidemic is having a profound impact on many aspects of medicine and health care. The U.S. Public Health Service estimates that in 1993, the lifetime cost of treating a ...

(3 pages) 114 0 3.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Marriot Restructuring This is a case study on the restructuring plan of Marriot Corporation by splitting itself into two companies, namely, Marriot International and Host Marriot.

it would manage food and facilities for several thousand businesses, schools, retirement homes and health-care providers. On the other hand, Host Marriott (HM), which was the second of the two compan ...

(7 pages) 567 1 3.9 Oct/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

"Brain Drain" Essay about losing skilled Canadian workers to the United States.

workers worldwide; however, it is a net loser of its highly skilled workforce to the United States. Health care providers, scientists, executives and managers, educators and technologists are among th ... ed to 34% in the United States. These percentages easily distort the comparison because the cost of health care, social programs and educational services is absorbed by Canadian taxes.Higher wages in ...

(4 pages) 65 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Let It Pour - Critical Thinking Case Study

h the foundation and commitment of our spiritual heritage and values, our mission is to promote the health and well-being of the people in the communities we server through a comprehensive continuum o ... accomplish the motto varies, the ultimate meaning should still be the same which is "to promote the health and well-being of the people". Faith Community Hospital is faced with several difficult tasks ...

(3 pages) 558 1 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

A summary of educational content on three Breast cancer websites

ancer sites were reviewed for content and a discussion of the possible impact on the information to health care providers follows the analysis.Y- Me National Breast Cancer Organization (http://www.y-m ... age provides multimedia education on any topic concerning breast cancer. This is actually a link to Healthology Incorporated that distributes health education material authored by physicians. However, ...

(3 pages) 66 0 4.5 Sep/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

"American Health Care Reform" The essay is about what can be done to improve the American Health Care System.

The current American health care system is believed the world over as the most modern and technological advanced medical ... al advanced medical delivery system in the world. However, as in most competitive business climates health care providers struggle to offer the most comprehensive health services at the most affordabl ... to offer the most comprehensive health services at the most affordable prices. Unfortunately rising health, insurance, and drug prices have caused many Americans to feel good health is beyond their ec ...

(1 pages) 203 0 4.2 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Financial Regulations in Healthcare

e, physicians do not have the same incentives to limit costs for treatment that hospitals do. Other health care providers; including nursing homes, dialysis facilities, ambulatory surgery centers, and ... glance, to be a natural reaction to the problem of divergent incentives. In any industry other than health care, a gainsharing program would be simple to implement. However, the health care industry, ...

(4 pages) 171 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology.

he growing numbers of cases of autism, the current knowledge of the disorder remains quite limited. Health care providers, disease specialists, and neurologists have yet to determine the cause or caus ... g infancy, but during the first few years of life when it becomes most evident. A child may be born healthy and develop at a normal rate until the toddler stage when normal development often ceases an ...

(11 pages) 59 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Preventing Spread of MRSA.

f bacteria. MRSA infections can lead to death, predominantly in hospitalized, debilitated patients. Health care providers may be confused about the contagion and transmission of this pathogen. Particu ... tors (Herold et al., 1998). The increasing spread of MRSA in community settings could pose a public health threat in the near future.In critically ill patients, MRSA commonly causes bacteremia or pneu ...

(13 pages) 202 0 3.3 Dec/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Mental Health Care in Prisons

The prevalence of mental health illnesses within correctional institutions is high, with some estimates reaching 25%. This is ... ntury. Transinstitutionalization describes the movement of mentally ill from publicly funded mental health hospitals to nursing homes and correctional institutions. The increase in mental health illne ... tional institutions. The increase in mental health illnesses in prisons not only burdens the prison health care system, but it further compromises the mental health status of prisoners with mental hea ...

(2 pages) 98 0 0.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Kidney Stones

one of the most common disorders of the urinary tract. In 2000, patients made 2.7 million visits to health care providers and more than 600,000 patients went to emergency rooms for kidney stone proble ...

(2 pages) 21 0 5.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Euthanasia Alternatives

purposefully ending their life. Although euthanasia is not legalized anywhere in the United States, health care providers are going through with the patient's or family's requests (Clay, 1997). Some a ... t the circumstances, an individual's life should not be purposefully taken away or given up on by a health care provider, as there is always an alternate approach.When terminally ill patients are cons ...

(5 pages) 12 0 0.0 Mar/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Vocational rehabilitation for people with mental illness in the UK. How occupational therapy services can get involved and help

nizations to have an effect on improvements in performance.According to the latest research in many health sector organizations, this study examines the collision of new management techniques and phil ... fly in the public sector. Then it presents an explanation of the managerial initiatives in the many health sector geared toward a main change in organizational culture. Based on a qualitative question ...

(26 pages) 80 0 5.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Effects of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

l SyndromeNovember 30, 2007Effects of Fetal Alcohol SyndromeFetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) is a major health issue in the United States, which, is known to be a preventable health problem. The condition ... reports, "Fetal alcohol syndrome continues to exist, and it is a totally preventable birth defect. Health-care providers should be as vigilant as possible in trying to identify children with fetal al ...

(3 pages) 29 0 3.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Suicide The Right to Die

suicide. These matters call into question the ethical standards and legal bases for all Doctors and Health Care Providers. The American Heritage Dictionary defines euthanasia as "the act of killing an ... ally acceptable to many does not mean that it is sound public policy. Some doubt the ability of our health care system to practice euthanasia humanely and without substantial abuse. Euthanasia circumv ...

(6 pages) 50 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia


of euthanasia that the public should be aware of: active, passive, voluntary, and involuntary. Our health professionals are currently using passive euthanasia. It is the act of not doing something to ... from religious groups and many members of the legal and medical professions. It is maintained that health-care providers have professional obligations that prohibit killing. However, when you look at ...

(3 pages) 50 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

Spirituality Of Those With Fatal Diseases

and was to determine how people with potentially fatal diagnoses view and experience the concept of health. However, research has generated a substantial amount of data describing how the role of spir ... ly understand the relationship between spirit- uality and quality of life. Once this is done, we as health care providers can then intervene if we are to help our patients who are living with a termin ...

(4 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Child Maltreatment Speech

ention Center Time: Afternoon around 3 o'clock or so Purpose: Raise Awareness of Child Maltreatment Health Care Providers of New Mexico…..speaking at the forum of child welfare.Good afternoon, ...

(3 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The Department of Health

DOH is one of the government agencies. Created to look, help and diminish the health problems of the family. It is created for the people, individual, and for the family. They ar ... is created for the people, individual, and for the family. They are the one what's the best for the health of the people. They study about the illnesses of the people and the solution for it. They mak ... study about the illnesses of the people and the solution for it. They make programs to sustain the health of the family. They already made sangkap pinoy, ligtas digtas, libre bakuna and so and so for ...

(2 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Medical Errors

such frequency and regularity that most states require periodic, ongoing medical education for all health care providers as part of their licensing requirement. Hundreds of thousands of patients are ... permanent disabilities as a result, some even die. In its report, To Err Is Human: Building a Safer Health System, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) estimates that 44,000 to 98,000 Americans die each ye ...

(9 pages) 197 1 4.4 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays