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Determine three reasons why strategic plans fail. Recommend a strategy to overcome each of the reasons you identified and include concepts from the weekly reading.

Analyze the concepts of strategic planning and strategic management. Determine two fundamental differences between the concepts that you have analyzed, and provide one example of strategic management and one example of strategic planning as they relate to healthcare organizations. Examine the concepts of analytical and emergent approaches to strategic management. Next, imagine that you are

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• Define nutrient, energy, and fluid needs during each life stage.

Create a 15- to 20-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation discussing the nutritional needs during a person’s different life stages (childhood, adulthood, pregnancy, lactation, and such). Include the following in your presentation: • Define nutrient, energy, and fluid needs during each life stage. • Describe nutrients of concern or special concerns during each life stage. • Identify

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• Discuss the various applications of genomics and biotechnology.

Gene technology carries with it social and ethical implications—many of which engender personal views and discussion. Select one (1) of the following biotechnology topics to write about: • Genetically modified crop plants • Genetically modified microorganisms • Genetically modified animals • Personal genomics and / or personalized medicine for humans • Gene therapy Write a

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Analyze the main specific factors that affect the cost of healthcare services in the U.S. and recommend one (1) way that physician practices can help reduce the overall cost of healthcare

Paper , Order, or Assignment Requirements According to the textbook, a comparison of several countries with different levels of income shows that quality of healthcare and life expectancy among these nations are similar. However, the cost of care in the U.S. is the highest among the nations in the comparison. Analyze the main specific factors

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Determine three (3) areas of competency that you think are most important to effectively manage a medical group practice.

Paper , Order, or Assignment Requirements Predict two (2) external and / or internal challenges facing today’s medical group practice administrators. Compose a strategy to manage the challenges in question. Justify your response. Imagine that you work for a medium-sized healthcare organization and the organization is hiring a medical practice manager. Determine three (3) areas

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what ways would a stronger president promote effective representation and allow the U.S. to do a better job of meeting the policy challenges it faces?

The President does a better job than Congress of addressing our most pressing problems—from health care to immigration to financial regulation—because presidents’ concern for their legacy drives them to seek coherent policy solutions. Thus, the increasing power of the President in our political system has been a good development for American democracy. And, if anything,

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How does the epidemiologic triad apply to health issues we see in the hospital? What are some common diagnoses in the acute care setting?

1. How does the epidemiologic triad apply to health issues we see in the hospital? What are some common diagnoses in the acute care setting? What about in the community setting? How does the epidemiologic triad differ when a nurse is providing care to someone in the community or in his home? Does the nurse

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Examine who may be helped and who may be hurt by the selected government intervention.

The theory of market economies emphasizes freedom of choice and limited government intervention. The classic argument for government intervention is market failure – the inability of the market economy to correct itself from a dysfunctional state (such as the Great Depression). Examine one case of significant government intervention as it relates to your current industry

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Develop a 10-year career plan for yourself, taking into account the constraints of family responsibilities such as marriage, children, educational endeavors, and aging parents.

For patients with billing questions, how would you advise them? What are the resources you can give this patient related to healthcare costs and/or his insurance coverage? Describe the significant changes in hospital healthcare during the last 5-10 years. Are your values to act as an agent for the patient or for the hospital more

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Discuss the data presented regarding obesity in America in the Ethical Connection feature on page 118. Please review the data and discuss your feelings about the role of community health nurses in community nutrition.

1. How does the epidemiologic triad apply to health issues we see in the hospital? What are some common diagnoses in the acute care setting? What about in the community setting? How does the epidemiologic triad differ when a nurse is providing care to someone in the community or in his home? Does the nurse