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    McDonalization of Healthcare

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    What happened to modern day health care? It seems like throughout the years modern day healthcare has altered drastically into a Bureaucratic organization. In addition, our social institutions are becoming more and more Mcdonalized. According to the article What is McDonaldization? “McDonalization is the term invented by George Ritzer to describe a sociological phenomenon that is happening in our society.” In essence, McDonaldization is the process of rationalization, albeit taken to extreme levels”

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    Intermountain Healthcare: a modern healthcare ecosystem Intermountain Healthcare, Headquartered in Salt lake City, Utah, was founded in April 1975, when the Church of Jesus Crist of Later-day Saints donated all of its hospitals to the community. IHC is a nonprofit organization. It is an example of an integrated delivery system, spanning the continuum of care. IHC is comprised of three divisions, hospitals & clinics, physicians, and health plans. It operates 22 hospitals, 185 Clinics. Its physician

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    Social Security Advisory Board issued a dire warning: “The American Healthcare model is not financially sustainable and failure to fundamentally change how healthcare is paid for and delivered will cripple the U.S. economy and destroy the dreams of millions.” When the advisory board sounded this alarm, healthcare spending in the United States was at 2.5 trillion, almost double what it was 10 years earlier. Despite the warning, healthcare fundamentalists did not change: Consumers wanted as much as their

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    Healthcare Challenges

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    and opportunities of the healthcare services in the future, we divided the topic into what we collectively believe to be the four fundamental areas of importance. We propose to investigate the opportunites afforded by advances in (1)research and (2)technology, and question the challenges posed by (3)financial restraints and (4)life style choices. We will examine how these factors will impact healthcare services in the future and suggest some effective changes that healthcare services could possibly

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    affected many different aspects of our practice in the healthcare. Social media and mobile phones have become an integral part of our daily life. Our everyday lives are being recorded and shared with or without our permission. Technology is an essential part of our clinical practice and continually improving to do more impressive things. Along with the advancement in technology, our thinking process and culture is also changing. Healthcare used to be a safe harbor of privacy and technology has brought

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    Healthcare Teams

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    Healthcare Teams Paper “All health care disciplines share a common and primary commitment to serving the patient and working toward the ideal of health for all.” (American Association of Colleges of Nursing, 2014, p. 1) There are many different professional members in the healthcare system. Each of them, have a specific specialty and responsibility to the patient and play an important role in the patient’s overall plan of care. “The scope of health care mandates that health professionals work collaboratively

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    changes related to the enactment and implementation of the 2010 Affordable Care Act(IO,2010). As put forth in a report by the IOM titled,The Future Of Nursing:Leading change,Advancing Health,nurses,who comprise the largest portion of our country's healthcare workforce,have the opportunity to play a fundamental and influential role in this transformation while expanding and optimizing their own contributions to healthcare.The report focuses on several key points that would enable nurses to step up to

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    Healthcare Personnel

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    I chose to interview a nurse M.B. and S.S. These two healthcare individuals opened my eyes into the medical field. M.B. is a registered nurse. S.S. is a licensed medical social worker. Both are employed through Reverence Home Health. M.B is a register nurse and works as a hospice clinical supervisor. M.B first became interested in nursing because she worked in a small medical clinic as a secretary. She worked with a wonderful physician whom died unexpectedly. They closed the clinic and she was out

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    The Healthcare

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    For this semester I have chosen to address the issue of the United States healthcare system. My tentative thesis for the Researched Position paper is “The United States federal government should implement a single-payer government ran healthcare system.” In this particular essay, I intend to present a concise, organized argument that this thesis is sound and important. The main topic is a universal topic for many people; thus I will be able to address great swathes of Americans while remaining focused

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    companies and leave people dying, because an increase amount of the sick are left uninsured and without healthcare treatment. The relationship between employment and healthcare has been a huge barrier with getting out of the death spiral, because the nature of employment has changed globally and benefits are decreasing more and more each day for employees. Jobs are no longer a safety net for getting healthcare coverage, because of rises in health insurance costs. Since fewer people are able to stay with the

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