How to Spot a Scam or Fraud in the Medical Field?

How to Spot a Scam or Fraud in the Medical Field?

There are many way to spot a scam or fraud in the medical field. Medical frauds range from people posing as doctors and practicing without a license, to useless supplements, worthless or dangerous diet aides, fake medicines and cures for … Continued
Children’s Hospital and Clinics

Children’s Hospital and Clinics

During each process of the patient safety initiative at Children’s Hospital and Clinics there were many positive and negative effects of each step. The key elements of Patient Safety Initiative were followed by three steps, the first step was presentations … Continued
Spiritual Assessment

Spiritual Assessment

For this assignment I was ask to develop a spiritual assessment tool, interview a patient using this tool, summarize my findings, analyze my results, identify areas of improvement and describe the spiritual experience that this spiritual assessment offered to better … Continued
Lupus Melinda

Lupus Melinda

While there are different ways to live with Lupus, is a challenging autoimmune disease. Lupus is a chronic, autoimmune disease that can damage any parts of the body (skin, joints, and/or organs inside the body). Lupus is a disease that … Continued
Telemedicine and Teleneurology

Telemedicine and Teleneurology

Technology in Health and Human Services Telemedicine and Teleneurology In today’s world where people cannot even cope up with our own work, diseases play a significant role and are part and parcel of our lives. Every-time a disease bigger or … Continued
Doctor Patient Confidentiality

Doctor Patient Confidentiality

The concept of “doctor-patient confidentiality” derives from English common law and is codified in many states’ statutes. It is based on ethics, not law, and goes at least as far back as the Roman Hippocratic Oath taken by physicians. It … Continued
X Ray Tech

X Ray Tech

As an x-ray technician, you will support the radiology team within a hospital, physician’s office, or medical imaging facility. An X-Ray Technician is a trained health-care worker that uses x-ray equipment to take pictures of the inside of the body … Continued
Handwashing Assignment

Handwashing Assignment

Having had two recent placements on an elderly medicine and a surgical ward I quickly learned the importance of good hand hygiene. These placements required me to become competent in hand hygiene as on both wards I would come into … Continued
Medicine and Higher Education

Medicine and Higher Education

My health struggles enforced my desire to achieve something for me, something that will make me happy and affect others in the same manner. During my early years I was diagnosed with Epilepsy and shortly after Diabetes. As a result, … Continued
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

To inform my classmates of these three steps to take when responding to a medical emergency. Central Idea: When responding to a medical emergency you should take three steps- scene safety, contact emergency medical services, and start CPR. Introduction I. … Continued
Documentation Requirements for the Acute Care Inpatient Record

Documentation Requirements for the Acute Care Inpatient Record

The medical record is a tool for collecting, storing, and processing patient information. Records are being used daily for a multitude of purposes, including: providing a means of communication between the physician and the other members of the healthcare team … Continued
Vulnerable Population

Vulnerable Population

It is situational and is greatly affected by personal perception. There are various terms to describe these populations, such as “underserved populations,” “ medically underserved,” “ medically disadvantaged,” “underprivileged,” and “American underclasses” (Shi & Singh, 2010, p. 255). From the … Continued
Contemporary Social Issues

Contemporary Social Issues

The definition of health differs from one layman to another. These differences in definition could be attributed to age, culture, gender, parental upbringing and other influences on ones’ perception of health. The United States perception of health is influence by … Continued
Price Discrimination in Health Care

Price Discrimination in Health Care

However, efficiency and fairness demand that new ways should be found to avoid price discrimination in health care in order to ensure patients equal access to care and economic justice. Uninsured or self-pay patients should not be charged rates significantly … Continued
Medical Ethics Case Study Paper

Medical Ethics Case Study Paper

The incorporation of new technologies to support the work of these a specialist, particularly the internet and computerized networks, makes it easy to track individuals, identify their characteristics, and pinpoint their preferences and inclinations. Furthermore, the massive increase of information … Continued
To Far Ahead of the It Curve

To Far Ahead of the It Curve

Should the CEO approve a shift to risky new technology or go with the time-tested monolithic system? by John P. Glaser F Daniel Vasconcellos after their squash game, Max Berndt drank iced tea with his board chairman, Paul Le? er. … Continued
Should the Government Provide Free Medical Treatment or Not?

Should the Government Provide Free Medical Treatment or Not?

The health is the most important thing in our life! All our abilities to do anything, earning money, mental, physical abilities all these reflect to our health. Nowadays, the population of Earth is increasing and in big overcrowded cities new … Continued
The Anatomy Lesson

The Anatomy Lesson

Tulp is a 1632 oil painting by Rembrandt housed in the Mauritshuis museum in The Hague, the Netherlands. Dr. Nicolaes Tulp is pictured explaining the musculature of the arm to medical professionals. Some of the spectators are various doctors who … Continued
Cameron Brain Tumors

Cameron Brain Tumors

According to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) report, “there is not a clustering of brain tumor cases or deaths related to brain tumors evident in the Cameron area” (Donnelly, 2010 pg. 2). Based on this final … Continued
Executive Summary

Executive Summary

Pressure ulcer prevention (PUP) in surgical patients has become a major interest in acute care hospitals with the increased focus on patient safety and quality of care. A pressure ulcer is any area of skin or underlying tissue that has … Continued
Physician Assisted Suicide

Physician Assisted Suicide

The role of a practicing medical doctor, or a physician, is defined by Mosby’s Dental Dictionary as a practitioner of medicine; one lawfully engaged in the practice of medicine. The essential word in this definition is lawful – physicians must … Continued
Health Care Spending

Health Care Spending

The national health care spending in the United States every year has cost the government and taxpayers billions and billions of dollars. Health care costs are rising and is having a dommino effect on everyone. Health care spending in the … Continued
The 21st Century

The 21st Century

Modern advancements have made human lives much easier. The hypothesis is that technology is one of the most important creations in the history of humanity. Computers and machine operators have allowed for the streamlining of both menial tasks, and exceedingly … Continued
Profession College

Profession College

In life there are many paths with different turns that you are able to make but its up to you to make the right decisions. Making a choice in what you want to be when you grow up is hard. … Continued
Childrens Nursing

Childrens Nursing

Identify opportunities for child health promotion Moules and Ramsay (1998) identify many areas for child health promotion. This includes smoking, exercise, diet and nutrition, sexual health, dental health, skin care and the sun, accidents, alcohol and drug abuse. As with … Continued
What Is an Employer Association?

What Is an Employer Association?

Give an example, other than the AMMA. An employer association is a body that is established by a number of employers to look after common business affairs. Their role is to provide services to member employers in the areas of … Continued
Dbq on the Medical Field During the 18th Century

Dbq on the Medical Field During the 18th Century

The medical field during the eighteenth century was comprised of unsanitary, heinous, and uncustomary practices, such as blood letting, trepanation, and the overcrowding of hospitals. Even though these practices didn’t help in the development of the medical field, there were … Continued
Altered State of Consciousness

Altered State of Consciousness

Define Hypnosis and its development from ancient history rituals to present day practices in the medical field. Audience: American adults and college students Hypnosis, An Altered State of Consciousness In the beginning of time, there was a woman named Eve … Continued
The Heart and Christian Bernard

The Heart and Christian Bernard

The Heart and Christian Barnard Christian Barnard, the man who performed the first human heart transplant. Christian Barnard was born in Beaufort West, South Africa on November 8, 1922. He was the fourth of five sons. His father was Adam … Continued
Better Health for the Future

Better Health for the Future

There are 28 focus areas mentioned in Healthy People 2010, ten of which, being the most important to address if budgetary restraints limited the studies of these specific areas. Implementing programs to ensure the budgets for each area are maintained, … Continued