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Community South Medical Center - Strategic planning is crucial for the success of all business endeavors. Analyzing currents trends in technology, consumer markets, competition, and the workforce can play a pivotal part in whether or not the organization can survive. Overtime, strategic planning strategies must be modified in order to compensate for changes in the industry. Goals and strategic planning often necessitate change to ensure that the organization is performing at peak level, while offering the most beneficial and quality services to consumers....   [tags: Case Study]
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Emanuel Medical Center Issues - Emanuel Medical Center (EMC) is having an enormous amount of issues, financially. Even the CEO, Robert Moen, knows they are experiencing a number of challenges and it cannot be fixed overnight. One of the main challenges EMC are facing is the federal regulation change(s). They are playing a big role in the financial struggle with lower reimbursement rates for federal insurance programs, implementation of EMTALA laws, development of services offered by other local competing hospitals, changes in service area demographics, which have all contributed to five sequential negative operating margins for EMC....   [tags: Emergency, Finance, Healthcare] 874 words
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Why This Medical Center Needs an Overhaul in the Onboarding Process - In the scenario, “Diary of a Troubled Onboarding Process”, there needs to be an evaluation and review of how this medical center prepares and welcomes new hires because the process that was outlined in this scenario was ineffective and caused a lot of valuable work time for this new hire. Onboarding is the process of preparing a new hire and their work environment for their new job at your facility, often times there is a pre-start preparation to do list, an orientation that familiarizes the new employee of benefits, policies and standard practices expected from employees and meeting their supervisor, if they have not already done so in the interviewing process....   [tags: preparing the department for new employees]
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Tension Due to Changes at Sound Shore Medical Center - Introduction: The healthcare system is a constantly changing field. Change is a part of life and a part of change is learning how to cope with the new environment. Doctors, nurses, social workers, and managers are continuously educating themselves, staying updated on current events, attending seminars, learning about new technology, pharmaceutical breakthroughs and broadening their knowledge in their area of work. In this field, healthcare professionals have to be wiling to adapt and accept change....   [tags: health care facilities and personnel] 1088 words
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Anti-kickback Implications of a Retail Medical Center (RMC) - During the last two decades the health delivery system has been revolutionized. Many patients no longer visit the traditional medical facility system but choose to visit RMCs to receive limited medical care. The new phenomena are known as RMCs and are a new delivery service for health-care services. As far back as 1995, Newt Gingrich predicted that patients would “go to Canada or Wal-Mart.” For example, retail medical clinics appear in pharmacies, grocery stores, and big-box retailers like Wal-Mart, offering basic health care services....   [tags: Health, Ready Care] 2847 words
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Tyler Medical Center - Tyler Medical Center I feel that the main problem that Gloverston is dealing with is a miscommunication with in the company. For a major company like Gloverston to be successful they have to have each employee on the same page. Tyler has seven functionally defined areas. Each functional area has a associate administrator who reports directly to Gloverston. These functional areas are: 1. Medical Services 2. Nursing Services 3. Rehabilitation Services 4. Dietary Services 5. Accounting, Services 6....   [tags: Free Essays] 430 words
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Developing the Strategic Plan for Civista Medical Center as They Implement a Cardiac Rehabilitation Program - Financial planning is a key element in the implementation of the strategic plan to ensure organizational objectives are met. The objective of this paper is to continue to develop the overall strategic plan for Civista Mecial Center as they plan to implement a cardiac rehabilitation program. The projected budget will be discuseed along with financial assumptions and capital expenditure planning. The budget will be summarized and the projected budget for phases I and II will be included. Focus of the Program The cardiac rehabilitation program at Civista Medical Center (CMC) will be supervised by professionals with the aim of helping people recuperate from cardiac events, surgery, and cardiac...   [tags: Business Management] 1142 words
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Working as a Registered Nurse (RN) for Holmes Regional Medical Center (HRMC) - Holmes Regional Medical Center(HRMC) is one of 4 hospitals in the Health First family. Has a long history dating back to 1928 that has seen many periods of growth through out the year. Although they have seen many changes one thing remains the same and that is that they take care of their employees. HRMC offers competitive pay rates and benefits packages. Growth both personal and professional growth are encouraged and supported. The appraisal process is fair and the employees know what the goals and expectations are for themselves and their co-workers....   [tags: Working as a Registered Nurse]
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Baylor Medical Center And Emergency Care Issues - Baylor Medical Center and Emergency Care Issues Description of Organization Baylor Health Care System is a medical network that services seven counties in the Dallas/Ft. Worth metroplex. It is a not-for-profit, faith-based network of hospitals, primary care centers and practices, rehabilitation clinics, senior health centers, affiliated ambulatory surgery centers, and the Baylor Research Institute....   [tags: Management Medicine Analysis Business ] 1181 words
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Cathedral Hill Hospital - ... The focused effort with fewer people actually resulted in a higher productivity rate, likely due to the continuity of team members and intimacy of the team, and avoided the inefficiencies of coordinating within a large team. The additional time also allowed the team to more fully coordinate the drawings prior to agency approval, an opportunity anticipated to significantly reduce field changes and subsequent agency review. Planning The California Pacific Medical Center hired SMWM to design the association of two acute care facilities on one of CPMC’s existing campuses with the condition that they sign a multiparty contract with Sutter....   [tags: california pacific medical center] 1582 words
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Hospital Supplier Going Above and Beyond, Angeica Medical and Hospital Export Center - ... Angelica Medical & Hospital Export Center has a quality assurance department to guarantee the highest level of delivery standards. Quality assurance will monitor the end product but also checks the quality aspects of every stage in the AMHEC supply chain. Examples of aspects we monitor are our supplies sites, production data and performance; also have personal monitor our cargo planes to and from shipment. All results are evaluated and used to optimize AMHEC product and service quality. In order to promote any product, we need to find out counties with high and growing levels of purchasing power are good choices for companies looking for attractive global markets....   [tags: manufacturer, health, overseas] 990 words
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Coexistence of Autoimmune Disease with Type I Diabetes Mellitus in Libyan Patients - ... The present study shows that the age range is 1-25 years with the highest prevalence was between 10-15 years. DISCUSSION The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of autoimmune diseases among Libyan patients with type I diabetes mellitus. The prevalence of these autoimmune diseases among patients with type I diabetes mellitus is conflicting at present. Very few studies have dealt with the relationship of autoimmune diseases and type I diabetes mellitus and there is only one study is available from Libya as far as we know....   [tags: medical center, antibody, thyroid dysfunction] 2031 words
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Networked Updates & Patton Medical Building Structure - The Networks currently available at the Patton Medical Building Structure have been scheduled to change. Networks will level up in an attempt to give additional variational sequentialities to the people that will use those networks. This building structure has decided to keep using apple macintosh computers; but for some unknown reason still wants to use windows operation systems. This medical center structure will be leveling up their administrative section networks to include taking the current local area network (LAN) that they are currently using and converting it to a wireless version of that; and all wireless links within medical center environments will be encrypted on both end...   [tags: Medican Center, Renovations, Administration]
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Community Health Center for the Uninsured and Undocumented Immigrants - ... According to Open Grants Opportunities (2014), a list of public funding resources includes: • Medicare through joining Federally Qualified Health Centers. • Medicaid through Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act. • Medicaid through Community-Based Long-Term Services & Supports. Private Funding and its constraints Due to the complicated nature of acquiring public funds, privately-raised funds are best used to cover the expenses of care provided to uninsured illegal immigrants....   [tags: illegal immigrants, medical ethics]
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Medical Marijuana: A not so new form of medical treatment - Marijuana usage for the purpose of medical treatment has been a debated issue in many states and Countries around the world. The United Kingdom and Canada have both adopted laws that are directed at protecting patients and doctors from prosecution due to possession and usage of marijuana for medical purposes. Australia has passed laws, but has not put them into effect, and the United States has not made any allowances, leaving marijuana in the same category with other illegal drugs and allowing for prosecution if a person is found to be growing, possessing or using marijuana, regardless of the reasons....   [tags: Medical Marijuana]
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The Importance of Communication Protocols in Medical Centers - ... All the departments that make medical center decisions, system updates, financial sequences, and medical center employments are located on one end of this architecture connected to one another using a 1000 Base T CAT 6 cable. Every department of this medical center that performs tests, operations, treatments, and doctor's visits is located at the other end of this network architecture and is connected to one another by a single mode 1000 Base F fiber optic cable. These two sections of departments are connected to one another using one network bridge....   [tags: medical network structures]
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Exploring Medical Coding and Billing - Exploring Medical Coding and Billing When I was younger I use to pretend to be a doctor or nurse. It was always fun to go around and check to see who had a heart beat, who was bleeding, and who was hurt. I knew that I wanted a career in the medical field, but was unsure if I really wanted to be a doctor or a nurse. I thought the only career was to be a doctor or nurse. Of course, the medical profession is larger than that. It includes office staff, EMT’s, nurses, physician assistants, and several other kinds of physicians....   [tags: Medical Technology ]
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Medical Malpractice and Tort Systems - Health care organizations, particularly hospitals, currently face numerous legal issues, several of which will be examined in this paper. The first issue to be examined is medical malpractice and the tort system. The medical malpractice and tort system makes up one of the major legal issues encountered by hospitals and health systems. Showalter (2012) states that with the decline of charitable immunity in the 1970s, healthcare was one of the areas impacted by personal injury law and was held liable for negligent acts....   [tags: Medical Ethics ]
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Medical Errors in Healthcare System - Background It is shocking to know that every year 98000 patients die from medical errors that can be prevented(Kohn, L. T., Corrigan, J. M., & Donaldson, M. S. (Eds.), 2000). Medical errors are not a new issue in our healthcare system; these have been around for a long time. Hospitals have been trying to improve quality care and patients safety by implementing different strategies to prevent and reduce medical errors for past thirty years. Medical errors are the third leading cause of death after heart disease and cancer in America (Allen, 2013)....   [tags: Medical Errors Essays]
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Marijuana Should be a Medical Option! - Medical Marijuana Why keep those pricey bottles and boxes of drugs in our medicine cabinets which are worthless. New research suggests that marijuana is a medicine. This is a concern which should be addressed for the citizens of United States who have to fight for their medicine to feel better and ease their illness. This is why marijuana should be a medical option. Marijuana is a natural herbal plant which is often called pot, weed, MMJ, cannabis, bubble gum, green goddess and there are several other names that follows....   [tags: drugs, legalize marijuana, medical, argument] 1299 words
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UT Southwesten Medical School - ... The total number of students at UT Southwestern is 939, and the total full time faculty is 1,740. Students come from all over the country (however 90% of students must be from Texas) and range in many different ethnicities. The prerequisite courses required to attend UT Southwestern are as follows: A minimum of 14 semester credit hours for Biology; 16 semester credit hours for Chemistry (8 organic and 8 inorganic); minimum of 6 semester credit hours for English, 3 semester credit hours for Statistics or Calculus; and 8 semester credit hours (including lab) for Physics....   [tags: medical district, dallas, texas] 826 words
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Electronic Medical Records (EMRs) - Introduction This paper will discuss the Mayo clinic and its involvement in National Health Information Network; The Mayo clinic is renowned for its outpatient clinic, and it’s diverse and complex organization. This paper will show financial considerations involved in implementing an integrative electronic medical record. Address ethical and legal issues that are involved in including the possible issues that might occur for a very small, a medium-sized, and a large organization or system when trying to replicate the Mayo Clinic’s health information system....   [tags: Health, medical records]
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Shared Medical Appointments (SMAs) - A normal doctor’s appointment consists of two hours mostly waiting to be seen by the doctor and around ten minutes of consultation with the doctor. Our society grows every day, by a little more, and it gets more difficult to make an appointment, it takes around 3 or 4 months after you scheduled an appointment to be seen by the doctor. There have been cases where, people need to go to the doctor for any kind of illness, they scheduled an appointment and from there to the time they get to see the doctor the illness is gone....   [tags: Doctor Medical Appointments] 671 words
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Medical Training in both the Inpatient and Ambulatory Settings - Historically, most third-year medical student clerkships have been confined primarily to inpatient settings in order to take advantage of what was thought of as a “limitless patient supply.” Early studies of ambulatory education noted an increasing shift in patient volume to the outpatient setting, and many felt that because such volume shifts reflected the future of medical practice, training for the outpatient setting needed to be represented more fully in medical school curricula....   [tags: Medical Training]
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Harvard Medical School - Each year thousands of students enroll in a grueling journey to find a suitable Medical School for themselves. About 5,000 students will have the courage to apply to one of the most prestigious medical universities in the world, Harvard Medical School. Founded in September 19, 1782, Harvard Medical School was first established in Cambridge, Massachusetts, but now resides in Boston, Massachusetts. Located in the Longwood Medical Area, Harvard Medical School neighbors Massachusetts Institute of Technology as well as Massachusetts General Hospital (“Harvard Medical School”)....   [tags: Medical Education, Medicine]
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Policy Analysis: The Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Act - I chose a very controversial Pennsylvania Senate Bill, No. 1182, the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Act, which proposes to legalize the medical use of cannabis in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The bill will allow medical physicians in Pennsylvania to prescribe medicinal cannabis to patients who would benefit from the positive attributes (Memorandum, 2014). The bill was introduced by Folmer, Leach, Teplitz, Ferlo, Fontana, Farnese and Wiley on January 15, 2014 (Senate bill 1182, 2014)....   [tags: medical marijuana, senate, debate]
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Medical Futility: An Increasing Legal, Ethical, and Moral Dilemma - Futility of Care: An Increasing Legal, Ethical, and Moral Dilemma A divergent set of issues and opinions involving medical care for the very seriously ill patient have dogged the bioethics community for decades. While sophisticated medical technology has allowed people to live longer, it has also caused protracted death, most often to the severe detriment of individuals and their families. Ira Byock, director of palliative medicine at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, believes too many Americans are “dying badly.” In discussing this issue, he stated, “Families cannot imagine there could be anything worse than their loved one dying, but in fact, there are things worse.” “It’s having someone...   [tags: Futility of Care, Medical World]
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CAM and the Medical Community - CAM and the Medical Community Alternative, complementary, and integrative healing are all part of a well debated but poorly researched area of medicine. Doctors of the conventional American and European medical communities have been long prone to dismiss unconventional healing methods such as acupuncture, herbal supplements, and massage therapy as ineffective, or outright crackpot methods of treating illness. The view of the medical community, however, seems to have little impact of the growing popularity of CAM (complementary and alternative medicine) among patients....   [tags: Medicine Medical Health Essays]
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The Outsourcing of Private Medical Information Offshore - The Outsourcing of Private Medical Information Offshore The estimated $20 billion medical transcription industry[1] turns a doctor’s audio notes into an electronic record. These notes could contain diagnosis, x-ray analysis or a myriad of information essential for communication between healthcare providers[2]. It could also contain sensitive information such as whether a patient has cancer, a sexually transmitted disease, or some other information that the patient would like to keep private. Transcription can be a costly, timely process; so much so that a great deal of this work is outsourced outside of the hospital to be processed....   [tags: Medicine Medical Privacy Globalization]
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Medical Marijuana: Weed Warfare - Medical Marijuana: Weed Warfare As I sat listening silently outside the hospital room, there lay an elderly man, clad in his hospital gown, crying in pain as he battles his severe kidney cancer. His daughter nervously paces around the room, as she is faced with a decision of whether to go with the doctor’s choice of giving her father the prescription of medical marijuana for treatment. The doctor enters the room, asking for the decision, so he can start treatment. The daughter struggling with the decision between using a substance abusing drug to help lessen her father’s pain, or request some other potent drugs with harmful side effects....   [tags: Medical Marijuana] 2413 words
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Risk Management and Prevention at a Medical Facility - Risk Management Risk management is defined as a program directed toward identifying of, evaluating of, and taking corrective action against potential risks that could lead to injury of patients, staff, or visitors. It is a planned program of loss prevention and liability control, and its main purpose is to identify, analyze, and evaluate risks and then to develop a plan for reducing the frequency and severity of accidents and injuries (Decker and Sullivan, 2001). Risk management is a continuous daily program of detection, education, and intervention....   [tags: Medical Errors Safety Case Study Studies, solutio]
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Evaluation of the Medical Device Industry - Doctor's facilities buy many expensive medical instruments, including scanning devices utilized as a part of patients' treatment. In spite of the fact that a few products are sold in intense product markets, vendors of the more specific apparatuses work in oligopolistic markets with very few contenders. In these business sectors, not all purchasers pay the same cost to a merchant for a given or comparative item. Purchasers may not know the costs different purchasers have paid. A significant part of the apparatus advertising does not fit the portrayal of an intense market in aggressive balance, with the "Law of One Price" holding, value determined down to long-run minimal cost, and benefits c...   [tags: medtronic, medical instruments, cardiac rhythm]
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Cornell Medical Research Programs - While in high school, I watched a Biomedical lecture from Cornell University and recalled the professor saying that; “most people of today experience a greater life expectancy than that of people who lived during the 1800s and prior. I was astonished by this information and at that point came to grips with the magnitude of medical research and its pivotal contribution to helping us living longer and healthier. The professor then mentioned that most of the malicious diseases of that time are presently completely eradicated or curable....   [tags: cancer cells, medical research, cornell] 616 words
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Strategic Plan for Brooklyn Hospital Center - A Strategic Plan for Brooklyn Hospital Center Current health care systems exist in complex atmospheres that regularly change to meet the demands of health care personnel and consumers. Health care systems deal with many different cultures, values, and interests making it increasingly more difficult for management to provide their employees with a clear vision of the future (Lega, Longo, & Rotolo, 2013). Begun, Hamilton, and Kaissi (2005) explain health care centers utilize strategic planning to better understand their environments and ensure the organization’s structure, culture, and important decision-making are compatible within their current surroundings....   [tags: current health care systems]
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Has Medical Science Gone Too Far? - We are entering a new era of advanced heart therapies. There are greater than 550 million people in the U.S. alone with advanced heart failure. Some of the options for heart failure include: medical management of medications, heart transplantation, and the use of mechanical heart pumps. Patients can be listed for a heart transplant; however, lack of appropriate donors is a huge issue. In the U.S. we have a serious shortage of good heart donors. In 2010 there were greater than 4,000 patients on the heart transplant list, and only 1,900 were transplanted....   [tags: Medical Ethics ]
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Medical Awaress: More than being Healthy - “It was a normal Saturday morning in 2012. My running group at the time had their regularly scheduled long run … like every Saturday. I was training for the Marine Corps Marathon, but there were many runners training for a variety of fall races. With less than 2 miles left in the run, a woman in a different pace group collapsed. She stopped breathing. Thankfully, an emergency medical technician (EMT) happened to be driving by and was able to administer CPR and get her to the hospital quickly. But what if that EMT hadn’t been driving by....   [tags: emergency medical preparedness]
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Medical Technology has Increased Life Expectancy - ... The evidence of characteristic and diagnostic of angina that discuss in the article make an important contribution to my understanding of how painful in frightening angina could be. Even it doesn’t mean a heart attack but having angina simple means an increased risk of having a heart attack. Certain characteristic of angina are chest pain and discomfort, also there are some common symptom described as pressure, squeezing, fullness or pain in the center of your chest. For Some people an angina symptom is like a vise squeezing their chest or feeling like a heavy weight has been placed on their chest....   [tags: medical knowledge, angina] 956 words
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Interview at the Virginis Beach Healthcare and Rehabilition Center - Virginia Beach Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center located close to the Oceanfront, caters to mostly older adults, although there are patients who can be in their lower twenties. Many of the patients stay within the facility for the rest of their lives. However, some patients are rehabilitated until they have recovered or they can move to another location, such as a home facility. Cindy Halonski, one of the recreation therapists, gives every patient who comes in a welcome page. This paper lists information such as different rooms such as the courtyards, different activities available, where a television is located and letting the patients know that there is also a beauty shop on location....   [tags: adults, page, future, patient] 921 words
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Electronic Threats to Medical Data - ... Medical Centers are there to save the lives of people and should be regarded as being very important. There can be no “master” mind of the compent structures, collective intergrated circuit modules, software cores, or overall encryption infrastructures. And if a “master” mind ever were to arise out of these exisitancies of hardware, software, and/or user factions, this master mind should in fact be the hardware and software itself to determine where information would go. It is not that people can't be trusted, sometimes those who can be trusted the most do not give out information, and in doing so other people could cancel other theories out....   [tags: digital security]
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Research on Technology in the Medical Field - ... 2013. Web. 05 Mar. 2014) In addition, there are several benefits to electronic health records but one of the main benefits might be the ability of doctors and nurses to easily access patient’s previous health records quickly and easily. When the patient arrived, he started twitching uncontrollably. The elderly gentleman had been brought by worried family members to see a specialist at the Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center in California late last year. The doctor there thought the man might be having an epileptic seizure—only he soon stopped twitching and, a minute later, seemed fine....   [tags: 3D printing, electronic records, robotic surgery] 1475 words
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Overview of the International Medical Corps - International Medical Corps Founded in 1984 by Dr. Robert Simon, International Medical Corps is a global, non-secular, not for profit, humanitarian organization based out of Santa Monica, California. A signatory of the Code of Conduct of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, IMC operates according to the principles of humanity, neutrality, impartiality and operational independence. In accordance with the principle of humanity, IMC has pledged to address human suffering wherever it may be found, to protect the life, health and respect of humans beings; neutrality means that the organization does not take side or take part in political, racial, religious or ideological conf...   [tags: humanitarian org, charity]
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The 421st Medical Evacuation Battalion - The use MEDEVAC in the U.S. Army has been in place since the Korean War, it was used to transport soldiers when wounded on the battlefields back to the CASHs and MASH units for immediate care. The pilots, medics, crewmembers, nurses and flight surgeons that have flown and been assigned within these units are very proud of their service. The demanding schedules, fast reaction times and service these crews experience create a tight knit unit. Through the modernization (that the army started pushing in 2005) to realign aviation assets in Combat Aviation Brigades (CABs) has caused a substantial loss of historical identification for these units....   [tags: MEDEVAC, U.S. Army, History]
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Poor Medical Health Care - Semester 1 Advanced-Writing Problem Solution Essay Name: ID: Poor Medical health care is something prevalent in many countries. Every family all over the world has suffered deaths due to poor medical healthcare and insurance. The decreasing in the quality of health services provided to the individuals and patients is Poor medical healthcare. Poor Medical Health care is a critical problem that has to end, as studies about it showed that adults in the United States receive half of the needed health care services (EA & RH, 2001), and not only adults but also all types of citizens including children, if this problem did not end deaths of people will significantly increase (Ce...   [tags: healthcare, health insurance, health care system]
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Electronic Medical Records Systems - Electronic Medical Records systems lie at the center of any computerized health information system, without them other modern technologies, such as decision support systems cannot be effectively integrated into routine clinical workflow. The paperless, inter-operable, multi-provider, multi-specialty, multi-discipline computer medical record, which has been a goal for many researchers, healthcare professionals, administrators, and politicians for the past 20+ years is however about to become a reality in many western countries....   [tags: Information Technology]
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What is a Rape Crisis Center? - What Is a Rape Crisis Center Rape Crisis Centers are around to provide comprehensive services to victims of sexual assault and their families, and to conduct sexual assault prevention and education programs for everyone (About, n.d.). Background/History Rape crisis centers come into play around the early 1970s. The rape crisis movement as well as the feminist movement played a large role on the rape crisis center coming into play. These centers have helped so many people since they have opened before they were open husbands were able to sexual assault their wives with no consequences....   [tags: Comprehensive Services, Sexual Assault]
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Medical Education - Medicine Normally in the U.S the study of medicine would follow a bachelor’s degree. The medical schools are very competitive and so it is not easy to get in. less than half of the U.S citizens that apply for medical school get in and less than 3% of the international ones are admitted. In some recent years 155 foreign students got in from the total of 16,221 and many of these were persons who had already done there undergraduate degrees in the U.S. public medical institutions are largely funded by the taxes of the residents that reside in the states in which they are located and so the preference will be given to the citizens of the state before all other applicants regardless of there ba...   [tags: Medicine] 1849 words
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The Center For Children of Incarcerated Parents - The social welfare program identified for the purpose of this paper is the Center for Children of Incarcerated parents. The social problem for which it was designed to address is that of the effects of parental incarceration on children and families of the incarcerated. Its’ target population, children and families of the incarcerated. This paper will explore how services are provided and its source of funding. Additionally, it will seek to provide an understanding of the roles of social workers and the social work profession plays in the program....   [tags: Social Welfare]
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The PHP Autism Center of Richland - University  Socialization with others can help children on the Autism Spectrum utilize the skills they’ve learned in therapy and apply them to everyday situations by providing one-on-one social situations, small group social skills training, and specifically designed programs to enhance learning for the children. The PHP (peers helping peers) Autism Center of Richland would be a great asset to our community by helping individuals on the Autism Spectrum (AS) interact with their peers through social skills modeling, coaching and direct instruction....   [tags: peer interaction, disability, therapy]
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Medical Intelligence - Intelligence is one of the greatest strengths of mankind. It allows you the ability to imagine incredulous ideas, formulate leading theories and technologies, and is generally accepted to be one of the most important qualities a person may possess. Thus it makes sense that human beings would pursue medical enhancements to increase their intelligence. This technology is seen in the story “Flowers for Algernon” by Daniel Keyes in which the main character undergoes an experimental surgery to increase his intelligence at the cost of his social and behavioral ability and physical health....   [tags: technology, nootropics, Flowers of Algernon]
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Medical Marijuana Comission - Medical Marijuana Commission For many severely ill people, medical marijuana is the only medicine that relieves their pain and suffering, or treats symptoms of their medical condition, without devastating side effects. Marijuana has shown to ease symptoms of many serious medical conditions including cancer, AIDS, and glaucoma, and is often an effective alternative to artificial painkillers. On April 14, 2014, Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley signed two marijuana bills, House Bill 881 and Senate Bill 923 into law, making Maryland the 21st state with an effective medical marijuana program....   [tags: Drug, Pain, Controversy]
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Electronic Medical Records - Electronic Medical Records or Computerized Medical Record System what is it and what are the advantages along with the disadvantages of using this system. That is what we will discuss in this paper. Electronic Medical Records (EMR) is a computerized database that stores all of the personal and medical information of the patient’s care and billing information by the health care providers. Today, only the providers and medical practices can implement these systems. Also there are neither known national central storage systems nor regional sharing of information between the networks on a regional level or the national level....   [tags: Information Technology]
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Medical Research and Evidence Based Practice - ... There is little chance of bias because medical research is just presenting factual information with no personal involvement. Whereas, the amount of personal involvement in evidence based practice leaves it open to being affected by an individual’s opinion. “”Evidence-based practice challenges nurses to look at the "why" behind existing methods and processes in the search for improvement (Health Leader’s Media).”” The purpose of evidence based practice is to stop carrying out medical practices simply because it is the way it has always been done....   [tags: pico model, patients, physicians] 651 words
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Medical Assessment's Value to the Intelligence Community - Thought this paper we will attempt to shed some light into how the Intelligence community can and does use medical assets, personnel, equipment, and data bases to their advantage. We will look at how knowledge of an adversary’s medical capabilities and limitations can become their center of gravity and hence its Achilles heel. Closing with an opinion base inference as to where the intelligence community can continue to push the limits and uses of the medical community. “An Army marches on its stomach”(1) is a famous saying that over the years has been attributed to Napoleon Bonaparte....   [tags: Intelligence]
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New Hope Oncology Center - The New Hope Oncology Center, located in New Orleans, Louisiana, provides a comprehensive program of care for oncology patients. New Hope provides diagnostic services, surgical procedures and outpatient treatment in one facility. The center is equipped with the most current diagnostic equipment and highly trained personnel to ensure precise results. New Hope is prepared to diagnose and treat various forms of cancer including cancer of the breast, prostate, stomach, lungs and skin cancer. Mechanisms used to detect cancerous cells in the body include x-rays, ultrasounds and biopsies....   [tags: comprehensive program, oncology patients]
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Center for Sacramento History - ... Libraries usually try to acquire materials that have been printed or published; however, some libraries also have special collections. Before materials are placed on bookshelves or somewhere else in the library, the library staff must first select, purchase from publishers or agencies, catalog and create MARC records, and finish up with the entire book binding process. The now-a-days libraries have a vast variety of collections of all sorts of materials in many different formats, such as hard-copy books, magazines, newspapers, videos, CDs, CD-ROMs, DVDs, free and subscription-based documents, periodicals, images, and electronically available multimedia (Fourie, 97)....   [tags: libraries and archives]
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Medical Students and Rural Health Care - ... The urban health scenario only changed with the development of the private sector, which now accounts for more than 80 per cent of urban health care. Allopathic private sector is almost non-existent in villages. India now has a flourishing rural economy and a large number of villagers would want and be able to pay for quality private consultations. The government has to be more proactive. Rural hygiene care should be a part of a complete socio-cultural, educational, economic and health care developmental package that will be also conducive for contribution of private sector and not treated as a standalone commodity requiring only more amount of doctors....   [tags: urban health, rural hygiene] 622 words
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Children with Sickle Cell Disease - Interventions for Children with Sickle Cell Disease Children with Sickle Cell Disease According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), sickle cell disease (SCD) affects millions of people worldwide and predominantly affects descendants from sub-Saharan Africa, South and Central America, the Caribbean, Saudi Arabia, India; and the Mediterranean. Sickle cell disease is a genetic disorder of the red blood cells where the red blood cells comprises of predominantly hemoglobin S, an abnormal type of hemoglobin (2011)....   [tags: interventions, center for disease control]
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Morehead Inspiration Center - The Morehead Inspiration Center is a residential recovery program, serving approximately 100 adult males, over the age of 18, that are seeking recovery from chronic alcohol or drug related addictions. The primary mission of the center is to strengthen the individual recovering from an addiction, support their families and to serve the community in which they reside. The Morehead Inspiration Center is one of ten across Kentucky that participates in the Recovery Kentucky Initiative, a not for profit organization, that was initially started by Governor Ernie Fletcher in 2005....   [tags: recovery program, addiction, drugs]
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What Exactly is an Adult Daycare Center? - ... Each state is responsible for the rules and regulations of adult daycare centers, although the National Adult Day Services Association (NADSA) has overall guidelines in its Standards and Guidelines for Adult Day Care (About Adult Day Services, 2014). The people that work at or a part of the daycare center is usually a social worker, an activity director, and an activity aide who often is a certified nursing aide (CNA), also, more recently, a registered nurse’s (RN) role in adult daycare centers has become more important....   [tags: older adults, healthy aging process] 1550 words
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The Changes in Objectives of the Mount Pleasant Center - ... One report that detailed such findings was the Meriam Report, completed in 1928 by a team of investigators funded by the Rockefeller Foundation. Furthermore, the onset of the Great Depression considerably diminished the federal budget which forced the closing of Indian Industrial Schools. In 1933, the facility was transferred to the State of Michigan for the cost of $1.00 and the school for Native Americans was shut down. The transition took less than a year to transform the school. Public Act S....   [tags: native americans, school, hospital] 1306 words
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Unified Recovery: Peer Support Center - Alcohol and drug abuse is a large problem today and many families struggle every day to break the chain of addiction. Although the fight is challenging, it is not impossible. Unfortunately, many individuals in recovery are only there as an alternative within the criminal justice system and after completion they revert to their previous lifestyles. However, there are individuals who want sobriety and need it for themselves and their families; this is why being an advocate of change by helping families that need extra support to promote a positive transformation is so important....   [tags: substance abuse, therapy]
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Foster Parenting in Nebraska: The Victim's Advocate Project - ... The center has therapists from the University of Nebraska Psychology Department Project SAFE and Lutheran Family Services available on-site for all victims. With over three decades of experience as a victim's advocate specializing in minor children and their non-offending parents, Lynn has helped lead a great number of children and families toward healing and justice. She states that the job is very demanding and can be draining. She states, "It's sometimes difficult to walk out the door and leave the job at work....   [tags: child advocacy center, victims, donations]
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Team Building: Personality Traits for an Medical Office Setting - Every patient that is entrusting their medical care in a particular medical clinic wants to feel like they have chosen a well staffed, well organized and efficiently run office. From the first phone call they make to schedule an appointment, to their clinic encounter, through billing periods and their next visit if needed, the patient expects well educated, competent and professional employees to assist them in every step of the way. A key factor in returning patients is an empathetic atmosphere, where there is no apparent office drama and lack of staff to perform all the job duties that are required in a medical office....   [tags: rational, intuitive, feeder, doer]
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Lowering Healthcare Costs and Global Medical Tourism - As healthcare costs continue to escalate in the United States, employer healthcare plans are looking for alternatives pricing plans to lower healthcare insurance costs for their employees. Blue Ridge Paper Products (BRPP) is one company in Canton, North Carolina who is attempting to decrease healthcare costs for their employees by offering health promotion incentives and more cost effective provider reimbursement options (McLaughlin & McLaughlin, 2008). McLaughlin and McLaughlin (2008) explain while the health promotion strategies they have instituted have been successful at lowering BRPP’s healthcare claims, they have found it difficult to negotiate lower costs with local healthcare provi...   [tags: health, decreasing costs]
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Medical Birth Management: More Harm than Good - It is not uncommon in American culture, to see individuals spending more time and energy in performing the research on a vehicle one might purchase than on the birth one could have. Large areas of an individual’s birth plan are left unquestioningly in the hands of people whom of which are complete strangers based solely on a faithful leap of trust in their expertise. Blindly, future parents in this country accept a mainstream approach toward their birth plan by simply picking a physician, trusting completely in their opinions in spite of potential for bias and give birth in a hospital with little to no research for an alternative....   [tags: Giving Birth]
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My Family's Medical Issues and My Desire to be a Pharmacist - The experience I had during my senior year was inevitably the worse. My mother was in a critical condition when she was diagnosed with jaundice. Her liver had swelled up to 18 centimeters when her body rejected the sulfur drugs were used for her fungal infection treatment. My father was in and out of the hospital for the side effects of his medications. He suffered emotionally and physically for almost three months until he found the most compatible drugs to treat his illness. With both incidents occurred during my summer vacation, I was half-hearted to leave my family behind to continue my senior year....   [tags: admissions essay] 636 words
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The Critical Medical Issue of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus - ... However HV channels activate at depolarized potentials (9). Studies show that both LV and HV Ca2+ currents are detected in human beta cells (10). Through further classification, HV channels were subdivided into five subclasses, originally called L, N, P, Q, and R, while LV channels were called T-type. When all the VDCCs are presented in a given beta cell, the closure of the KATP channels depolarizes the membrane to above -55mV. This then leads to the activation of T-type Ca2+ channels (which opens at above -60mV)....   [tags: insulin, glucose, pancreas] 2328 words
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America Needs Medical Marijuana - There is no doubt that alcohol is America’s most popular and prominent drug. The sale and distribution has been legal since its early development. However, along with the social gratification of alcohol comes many dangerous effects and consequences. In contrast, marijuana, which has less severe and damaging effects and many medicinally beneficial qualities, has been outlawed by the American government. Although the utilization of both substances may lead to very detrimental side effects, it is unjustifiable to sanction the legalization of alcohol while simultaneously prohibiting the use of marijuana and its potentially beneficial qualities....   [tags: Medical Marijuana] 1832 words
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Self-learning in Medical students of Gilan Medical University - Introduction: Rapid developments in teaching science seeks more effective teaching science, According to current educational issues, including subject, stereotype teaching, teacher centered instruction and passive learning educational changes are needed to keep pace with medical developments. During the 1980s, the world health organization with the aim of changing placed university under control. Since then, the range of issues that affect medical education were assessed and new approaches were proposed that learning through problem solving (problem based learning) was among that....   [tags: Pathophysiology, Science, e-learning] 940 words
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Peg Taylor Center for Adult Day Health Care - According to Fields, Anderson, and Dabelko-Schoeny (2014), there is a national collective value to support social service programs like adult day care centers. The Peg Taylor Center for Adult Day Health Care’s mission is to help older people and younger adults with serious health problems. It helps them to maintain personal independence and personal enthusiasm as long as safely possible. Adult day health care was established for a wide range of needs and a Saturday respite program (Peg Taylor employee, 2014)....   [tags: Elderly, Dementia, Program]
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Rennes Health and Rehab Center: Rhinelander, Wisconsin - Rennes Health and Rehab Center: Rhinelander, Wisconsin Rennes Health and Rehab Center is a rehabilitative services and skilled nursing facility. The facility is run, operated and began by a family. Rennes is known for the excellence of care delivered in its facilities and permanency in the community. It is a profit organization that focuses on short term and long term care needs that are met by highly skilled staff. Rennes Health and Rehab in Rhinelander, Wisconsin is one of the eleven facilities in the northeast and central Wisconsin....   [tags: rehabilitatve and skilled nursing facility] 1587 words
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Internship at James A Lovell Federal Health Care Center - ... The vision of FHCC is being the future of federal healthcare. The FHCC consists of 88 hospital beds, 124 nursing home care beds, 125 Domiciliary beds, 18 Mental Health Psychosocial Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program beds for requiring residential treatment for substance abuse, homelessness, post-traumatic stress disorder and psychosocial rehabilitation and 4 observation beds, a fully integrated west campus dental clinic for active duty and veterans patients. In addition to the 124 beds in the Community Living Center, FHCC is also has two senior living homes called Resident Green Homes....   [tags: intership report, leadership classes, ] 450 words
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Evaluating the Efficacy of the Children Advocacy Center Model - Introduction Child maltreatment is prevalent. A considerable proportion of young adults reported having been maltreated, neglected, or abused as children. One in five reported having been left alone at a time when a parent should have been supervising them on three or more occasions. About fourteen percent reported having been physically assaulted (slapped, kicked, or hit) three or more times. One in 20 reported having been left without basic needs (food, clothing, or cleaning) three or more times....   [tags: Case Review ]
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Lakewood Nuring and Rehabilitation Center: A Personal Narrative - Living in this place is more enjoyable in ways that people realize. I took it upon myself to move here after a heart attack had left me incapable of living by myself. My children, and grandchildren worried about me falling and they had to check on me every day, becoming a burden to them. So I sold my house and most of my non-personal belongings and moved here. The name doesn’t even hide the fact of what it is, Lakewood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. This is where I will spend the rest of my life....   [tags: home, hospital, residents, retirement] 706 words
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Rosemont Behavioral Health Center Case Study - Rosemont Center is located in Columbus, Ohio. It provides for the physical, emotional, mental and spiritual well being of troubled youth and their families. Rosemont is committed to helping children in need; it is dedicated to healing and renewing youths with a history of trouble and abuse. Rosemont provides the unconditional acceptance, treatment, counseling, education and hope that the youths urgently need to be more productive members of the community. Rosemont had two locations, Rosemont-Bay Saint Louis and Rosemont-Jackson (Swayne, Duncan & Ginter, 2008)....   [tags: Overview and Strategic Profile]
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Should Marijuana Be Legalized For Medical Purposes? - Should Marijuana be Legalized for Medical Purposes. Marijuana has been used extensively as a medical remedy for more than five thousand years. In the early 1900s, medical usage of marijuana began to decline with the advent of alternative drugs. Injectable opiates and synthetic drugs such as aspirin and barbiturates began to replace marijuana as the physician's drug of choice in the twentieth-century, as their results proved to be more consistent than the sometimes erratic effects of the hard-to-dose potencies of marijuana (Grinspoon)....   [tags: Weed Drugs Marijuana Essays]
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The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) - You get the phone call in the middle of the night. Your son or daughter has been in a serious accident and is hospitalized in critical condition. After several day’s they come home from the hospital with several broken bones and require your around the clock attention for the next eight to twelve weeks. You just got over a serious medical condition yourself which you acquired while on vacation and do not have any vacation time or sick time to take off. Do you have to quit your job. Can your employer terminate you for taking time off to be with your child....   [tags: essays research papers] 1004 words
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The Benefits of Modern Medical Advancements - There have been many new advancements in the medical field in the past few decades. Medical advancements improve people’s lives by prolonging lives, and reducing the risk of disease. The U.S. Food & Drug Administration regulators to re-engineer the complex review and approval process for new medical devices. The FDA last year announced a new Medical Device Innovation Consortium charged with simplifying the process of designing and testing new technologies (MacRae). The MDIC will help the industry to be more equipped to bring safe and useful medical devices to market quickly and at a lower price (MacRae)....   [tags: Western Medicine Essays] 1052 words
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Regulating and Prescribing Medical Marijuana - If you were terminally ill and the only relief you had found was in illegal plant, would you use it. If you child suffered daily from hundreds of seizures and marijuana happened to alleviate her pain, would you allow her to use it. If your mother had stage 4 cancer and marijuana was the only thing that relieved her nausea, would you look at her differently for using it. Families across the country are facing this decision on a daily basis. Marijuana users are no longer the stereotypical hippie stoner or burnout....   [tags: Comparison: Marijuana & Prescription Drugs]
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A Case For Resisting Medical Treatment - Should Nancy Cruzan, who suffered brain damage from a car accident, be hooked to a life sustaining machine for the rest of her life. Unable to move, talk, eat or even breathe on her own or should she be released from her pain and suffering. This case provided an altercation between state medical procedures supported by human preservation of life vs. human rights under the constitution and the right to refuse medical treatment. Ms. Cruzan, a twenty-five year old, was on her way home on January 11th, 1983 when she crashed into a ditch; causing an automobile accident, which left her in a “persistent vegetative state”....   [tags: euthanasia, cutting life support]
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