Running head: HMOs QUALITY HEALTHCARE SERVICES 1HMOs Quality Healthcare ServicesName:Institutional Affiliation:
HMOs QUALITY HEALTHCARE SERVICES 2HMOs Quality Healthcare ServicesAs a HMO, Southside uses a number of health care systems to attend to their patientswho may at times be groups through independent models or associations where the institutionwoos its clients and partners to adopt the prepaid comprehensive health care system thatcaters to the needs of the defined or agreed upon population. Services provided may be fullrange from rehabilitation, dental and mental health services or partial services where it ismainly in-hospital care or outpatient emergency situations[Her14]. Southside’s mandate is todetect and prevent diseases early and ensure patients have continuity in their health needsthrough the managed care plan they provide.Complaints against our services and the facility can be detrimental to our reputationand image in the public domain and with our investors. It will be crucial to either substantiatethe claims of poor health delivery so as to take quick and swift action or to dispute them andtherefore reassure our partners, patients and stakeholders that the institution is in compliancewith all quality management regulations and initiatives. Despite the need for qualitymanagement systems in healthcare being a universal need and agreement, the need for suchdrastic measures and structures is rarely understood by medics and medical facilities[Gli07].
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- Summer '16
- Primary care physician, healthcare services, HMOs Quality Healthcare Services