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Running Head: NURSING LEADERSHIP HEALTH POLICY PAPER Note: Dear Client, More references have been added. Kindly, share the plagiarism report or highlight the plagiarized portion Nursing Leadership Health Policy Paper Name Institutional Affiliation
NURSING LEADERSHIP HEALTH POLICY PAPER 2 Nursing Leadership Health Policy Paper Assignment: 01 One of the major issues that is dominant in the health care department nowadays is the association between cost and quality care. Most of the discussions in the United States are centred around the quality of the health care provided to the patients and the related cost associated with the medical expenses of the treatment of the patient. The aim of this discussion is to analyse that whether private hospitals provide quality care with reduced costs or public agencies are devoted in facilitating the patients with quality health care in an affordable manner. (US Department of Health and Human Services, 2011). A research named, cost-effectiveness analysis (CEA) was carried out in 2011 with the basic purpose of analysing the related to the treatment of patients and the availability of high quality health care to the patients. With the advent of technology, new medical devices, diagnostic tests, drugs and medicines are quite expensive. However, they claim to provide better health care to the patients in a less duration of time. The basic aim of the Cost effective analysis is to explore and identify that these additions in technology and expenses are justified to the higher cost related to health care facilities. In the health care department, cost and quality health care are of prime importance as they aid the decision makers of the different health organizations of the world. In addition to this, they also facilitate the health care staff to consume the health care resources in an efficient manner. An example of a public agency in this regard is, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), which is renowned for providing high quality health care to its patients in a convenient and cost effective manner. The prime objective of this organization is to implement the modern
NURSING LEADERSHIP HEALTH POLICY PAPER 3 scientific and technological innovations in providing healthcare facilities in an affordable approach. Apart from this, AHRQ is also involved in supporting CEA in terms of research due to which it is considered as one of the eminent health care organization that is dedicated in providing quality care to the patients.

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