Hospitals dont do it on purpose its just for their

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Hospitals don’t do it on purpose it’s just for their liability
Three basic mechanisms of hospital processing reduce patients to an impersonal status: 1. stripping of personal belongings and control over visitors and daily routines 2. control of resources, including diagnostic information by staff 3. restriction of patient mobility doctors and staff define patients according to how much time they demanded good patients require less time and attention from the staff problem patients: patients who knows a lot and asks a lot of questions having someone w/ you is ok, when the patient has no energy to speak, other than that there is a lot of hospital staff structure of hospital’s work emphasizes organizational efficiency favors rules and regulations that reduce patient autonomy and encourage patient receptivity of the hospital routine G. The paradox of the U.S. medical-industrial complex is that while we spend more on the most technologically advanced health care in the world, our population is in comparatively poorer overall health and a substantial portion does not have access to even basic health care. Discuss the U.S. health care crisis in terms of costs, equity, and distribution. How do these issues affect the health of individuals? 1. rising cost of health care
2. resulting increase # of Americans who can’t afford health insurance or
health care, producing spiraling increases in health care costs b. uninsured are…
c. factors influencing costs:
Describe the Federal efforts to reform health care policy in the US. What factors contributed to the passage of the 2010 health care reforms and how will the changes introduced affect the health care system?
Capitation fees: financing system where a fixed monthly sum is paid by the subscriber and guarantees care to that person and person’s immediate family, with little to no additional cost how and what the health care delivery system, coverage of health Medicare: federally Medicaid: welfare operated by individual states 2010 reform more coverage; 95% of americans; few changes for people who already have medical insurance preexisting conditions were no longer denied coverage minimum level of benefit has to be covered affordable prices expansion of Medicaid to include more low-income families children can stay on their parent’s plan until the age of 26 these changes will help more health coverage for Americans who were not at the poverty level but cannot afford health insurance Discuss the fundamental issue of health care reform.

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