Ch.1 Discussion Questions
Define health. What are the determinants of health in humans?
Health has many definitions but for this course it is defined according the World Health Organization
(WHO). WHO defines health as a state o
Health Information Systems
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Syllabus Last Revised: 8/10/2016
Aaron Baird, Ph.D., MBA, CPHIMS
Institute of Health Administration and Department of Computer Information Systems
Chapter 6: Development of Legislation Concepts
Steps in the development of legislation
Examples of ideas for origination of public policy
Origins of ideas for public policies- come from HORs members and Senate
members. Citizens, organizations, and intere
HA 3910 First Examination Study Guidance
The goal of your first examination is to test your understanding of the conceptual aspects of the policy
making process covered in the lectures and textbook chapter readings as detailed in the syllabus. A
What are examples of positive v. negative consequences of policy implementation?
a. Positive consequences- individuals, organizations, or interest groups who benefit
from a particular policy may seek modifications that increase or maintain th
Article Presentation Write-up
HA 3970 Health Information Systems Fall 2016 Baird
Title of Article:
The following section is designed to help you get ready for your presentation following a
what-why-what-how format. Please fill out e
Julian C. Ammons, MS, Ph.D.
Third Party Administration
Policies and Procedures
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Four Parts of Medicare (Know what they are and type of services covered)
Part A: was known at one time as (HI) hospital insurance. Part A helps pay for
inpatient hospital, home health, skilled nursing facility, and hospice care. It is
The Definition of Policy Competence vs. Health Policy Competence
Competence- a cluster of related abilities, commitments, knowledge, and skills
that enable a person or an organization to act effectively in a job or situation.
Chapter Five Agenda Setting Study Points
1. Definition of Agenda Setting
a. Is deciding what to make decisions about in the policy formulation phase of policy
making. It is the crucial initial step in the process as a function of the confluence of three
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Weekly Assignment 2
Business Analysis Fundamentals
1. I learned that a business analyst has an important role in projects. Business analysts validate
organization and manage requirements processes to gain a better understanding of what the
1. Discuss the formulation phase of policymaking in general terms.
The formulation phase is when problems and possible solutions are discussed in order to choose
a target at which to aim policy and legislation can be developed.
2. Discuss agenda setting a
Describe in general terms the implementation phase of public policymaking.
The implementation phase occurs after a bill becomes a law and involves designing, rulemaking,
operating, and evaluating policy.
Who is responsible for policy implementation?
Define policy competence.
Policy competence is a set of skills and knowledge about the policymaking process that enable a
person to effectively act in a policymaking situation.
Discuss the way policy competence can help health professionals improve healt
Discuss the three traditional core roles or functions of courts in the United States constitutional
scheme of government.
The courts act as constitutional referees by subjecting health policies to scrutiny within the
context of the Constitution determini
Week 3 Questions
Draw a schematic model of the public policymaking process
Describe the general features of the model drawn in question 1
The sections representing the phases of the public policymaking process formulation,
Describe the designing activity in policy implementation.
Designing establishes the agenda of an implementing organization, plans how to address that
agenda, and organizes to carry out those plans.
Describe the federal rulemaking process.
When Congress p
Chapter 1 Questions
1. Define health. What are the determinants of health in humans?
Health is defined by the WHO as a state of complete physical, mental, and social wellbeing and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity. Examples of
Week 2 Questions
Discuss the roles of federal and state governments in health policy.
Federal and state governments make and enforce health policy by passing laws in the legislative
branch, interpreting laws and/or setting legal p
Briefly describe the roles played by each branch of government in policy modification.
The legislative branch modifies policy by making and amending laws, informed by their oversight
responsibilities. The executive branch can modify policy throughout age
Discuss the link between agenda setting and development of legislation.
In order for legislation development to occur, a window of opportunity must exist because the
agenda-setting portion of the formulation phase brought together problems and potential
Chapter 7 (continued)
o Are managerial at best
o Management of organizations and units is defined as a process,
composed of interrelated social and technical functions and Activities
Ocean in a formal organizational setting for purp