Drivers of High Performance Healthcare Systems
Select two drivers (for example quality, cost, and access) of high performance healthcare systems and apply it to your current work situation. The application could demonstrate the presence of the driver in a positive manner or it could acknowledge the presence of a concern.
Levels of Government Involved in Healthcare Policy Making
Review the assigned article for this Week, Buerhaus, P. I. (2010). Healthcare payment reform: Implications for nurses. Nursing Economics, 28(1), 49–54.
An emerging political issue is to change the way healthcare providers are compensated to control healthcare spending. Nurses are the largest group of healthcare providers and can make the greatest impact on the healthcare system. Compare and contrast two advantages versus the disadvantages of the policy to disentangle nursing costs from the patient room charges and/or organization charges. How can this policy affect your policy priority? Is there evidence?