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include among other things enrolling and not discriminating against people with pre-existing conditions, covering preventive care and not being able to discontinue coverage due to illness or reaching a lifetime maximum, providing affordable healthcare to the people, promoting quality and clinical outcome, and the healthcare reform force the healthcare market to take electronic health records EHRs seriously to promote better care (Wokasch, 2017).Healthcare reform can link to patient safety, equality in service, and patient experience. This is because the healthcare reform was made to ensure that people become healthy and provide equal affordable healthcare to all citizens and help to improve the patients need.
4ASSIGNMENT # 1These are the critical issues that the healthcare organizations prioritize. Improving the patient well-being first, Value-based Payments, cyber security, and cost transparency (leaders in healthcare, 2017).Improving the patient well-being first, improving patient care has become a priority for all healthcare providers with the overall objective of achieving a high degree of patient satisfaction. The quality of patient care given to the patient is determined by the quality of infrastructure, quality of training, the competence of personnel and efficiency of operational systems. ("How can we improve patient care," 2017).Value-Based Payments is the program that is established to promote quality and save money in health care. The healthcare organizations should make sure that they provide services that will support better quality care to patients so that they can get paid for the services rendered to the customers.Again, cyber security -protecting the privacy and security of consumer information (leaders in healthcare, 2017). Patients relevant information should be saved correctly to prevent the unauthorized person from getting access to such information. Examples patient medical records, and other vital documents.