Use bullying to make themselves feel more powerful Seek the approval of others

Use bullying to make themselves feel more powerful

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Use bullying to make themselves feel more powerfulSeek the approval of others Were the target of bullying themselves as children or early in their careers
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Technology and CommunicationCompetitive health careThe Affordable Care Act (ACA) stresses the need to reduce costs.Competition is the driving force in the pricing and marketing of health care.Payment methods promote competition.Medicare and MedicaidProspective payment systems (PPSs)Health maintenance organizations (HMOs)Preferred provider organizations (PPOs)
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Technology and CommunicationTwo definitions Medical informatics:all the informational technologies that deal with the medical care of the client, medical resources, and the decision-making process. Health-care informatics:the use of information technology with information management concepts and methods to support the delivery of health care (includes medical informatics).
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Technology and CommunicationNursing informaticsThe content and application of nursing information is substantively different from that of other disciplines. Early model for nursing informatics viewed nursing informatics primarily as combining Computer science Information scienceNursing science: in a manner that would help the nurse in the planning and delivery of care to clients
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Technology and CommunicationTraditionally, nurses have not been very good at documenting their worth and effectiveness.To measure effectiveness with accurate information about client care and outcomes, nurses must use standardized language in both practice and documentation. This process forms the basis for evidence-based practice.
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Technology and CommunicationThe ACA places focus on positive outcomes for quality client care.Credibility of the nursing profession rests on its ability to document how nursing care improves clients’ health and saves money for health-care institutions.Nurses must be able to measure their effectiveness with accurate information about both the care given and the client outcomes achieved.
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Technology and Communication: EHRAdvantagesAccessible from remote sites Accessible to multiple users at the same timeProvides reminders about completing information or carrying out protocols Reduces redundancy Improves communication
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Technology and Communication: EHRDisadvantagesHigh start-up cost Steep learning curve Subject to glitches Unresolved issues about privacy and access
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U.S. Health-Care Systems The United States spends more per person on health care than does any other country, yet in overall quality, its care ranks 37th in the world. Many different systems of care are available in the United States
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U.S. Health-Care Systems (cont’d)Prospective payment systems(PPS)Required facilities providing services to Medicare clients to be reimbursed using a fixed-rate system and included monetary incentives to reduce the length of hospital stays.
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