Research and discuss with your colleagues two health care challenges in the future for public or private health care organizations. You must select two challenges and discuss: How will these challenges affect patience and the health care organization? Be specific as to which type of health care organization you are dealing with [i.e. HMOs. PPOs, POS, urgent care centers, physician outpatient care surgical centers, etc.]. Peers are expected to demonstrate critical thinking in their questions related to the classmates’ descriptions. Provide citation of authority to support your initial response to conference questions. Peers are expected to demonstrate critical thinking in their questions related to the classmates’ descriptions. Initial response to discussion topic must be no later than 11:59pm EST Thursday and then you must substantively respond to at least 2 classmate submissions no later than 11:59pm EST Sunday. See Discussion Expectations and Grading.
- Lachman, V.D. (2012). Ethical Challenges in the Era of Health Care Reform. Ethics, Law and Policy/Med Surg Nursing, 21 (4), 24B8-250, 245.http://www.nursingworld.org/MainMenuCategories/EthicsStandards/Resources/Ethical-Challenges-in-the-Era-of-Health-Care-Reform.pdf
- Ruger, J.P. (2011). Shared Health Governance. The American Journal of Bioethics, 11 (7), 32-45. See
- http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1752295 [you can download entire paper for free]
- http://www.aaahc.org/accreditation/ [types of ambulatory health care centers]