Why the Concept of High Quality Health Care While Making Big Profits Is Often Misleading

Many healthcare facilities do not focus on achieving the objective of providing high quality healthcare to patients. Some of these facilities are primarily focused on profit making. Many of these companies employ business savvy individuals to run their operational departments/business departments. Consequently, the operational managers at some hospitals, nursing homes or home care agencies may not have clinical backgrounds.The decision to hire business savvy operational managers who have no Read more […]

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Meaningful Use in the Changing Face of Health Care

When the federal government passed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, included in it was a plan to reward health care professionals and hospitals for the “meaningful use” of electronic health records, or EHRs. Electronic health records have been called by various terms and phrases. You may have heard of “electronic medical records” (or EMRs), and they are essentially the same thing. In the federal bill, these electronic tools for patient care information, such as software programs, Read more […]

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New Health Care System: A New Path

This is article 2 of 1212 of the most important aspects of the new health care information systemWe have been discussing a completely new national medical information system set up solely in the best interest of the public and the individual that would completely change health care as we know it today. Compared to the present high levels of disease the degree and type of results we are discussing in the proposed system seem almost unreal. A major reason for such radical change is that computer Read more […]

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Universal Health Care

Universal Health care is a type of government created system in which every citizen of a country is given access to various forms of medical care, even if they don’t have the resources to pay out of pocket. While the citizens may be able to pay for some services out of pocket, much of the money for Universal Health care will come through taxation or insurance. One of the first countries to institute this form of medical care successfully was Germany under Otto Von Bismarck. However, the very Read more […]

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