1-Discuss the causes and the effects of the deinstitutionalization trend in mental health. Discuss from the perspective of the patient and the health care system.?
2- Traditional nursing home care can cost over $8,000 per month. Discuss alternatives to traditional nursing home care. Discuss the payment sources for “traditional nursing homes” and the alternatives.?
3- Briefly discuss the history of hospitals. Based upon this history and current trends in medical systems, how do you think hospital will change in the next 10 years.?
4- Describe how hospitals have used vertical and horizontal integration to respond to changes in the health care environment?
5 – Why has there been a large increase in ambulatory services, and how has this affected other parts of the health care delivery system?
6 – Discuss the current role of the federal government in public health activities.?
Health Care Policy, Law, and Ethics Discussion Wk 11
“Course Wrap-Up and Reflection” Please respond to the following:
- From the various scenarios presented throughout the course, analyze the concepts of patients’ rights and the overall concerns of physicians and nurses, as they apply to 21st Century American patients. Speculate on the major ways in which these overlapping concerns from all health care professions may influence legal decisions in patient treatment.
- Reflect on the contribution of this course to your overall knowledge of healthcare administration. Examine the entire process, and determine whether the concepts presented within this course have made you reconsider your perception of patient rights in U.S. health care.
***This is a discussion, not a paper. Need 2 strong paragraphs and references. ***