HMGT310 All Discussions - 2017

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Week 1 discussion

This week, post brief statements stating your views on the following topics after reviewing this week's course materials: (a) What is the meaning and purpose of health policy? (b) What is the importance of the "Healthy People 2020" goals?

This week, post and start a class discussion thread by 11:59 PM on Wednesday, based on the above questions posed by the Professor. Post a response to the threads of at least two other students in the class. You should post all your responses by 11:59 PM on Saturday. All posts are evaluated based on promptness, initiative, relevance, have a clear and concise expression, and contribute to the learning community. The grading rubrics are presented above in the Discussion Directions and Discussion Expectations and Grading section.

Week 2 discussion

This week, post stating your views on the following topics after reviewing this week's course materials: What are conceptual models? What are the social determinants of health? What do we care about either of them?

This week, post and start a class discussion thread by 11:59 PM on Wednesday, based on the above questions posed by the Professor. Post a response to the threads of at least two other students in the class. The first response should be posted by 11:59 PM on Thursday and the second by 11:59 PM on Saturday. You should post all your responses by 11:59 PM on Saturday. All posts are evaluated based on promptness, initiative, relevance, have a clear and concise expression, and contribute to the learning community. The grading rubrics are presented above in the Discussion Directions and Discussion Expectations and Grading section

Week 3 discussion

This week, post stating your views on the following topics after reviewing this week's course materials: (1) What are Accountable Care Organizations and what is their promise? (2) Have they succeeded so far?

This week, post and start a class discussion thread by 11:59 PM on Wednesday, based on the above questions posed by the Professor. Post a response to the threads of at least two other students in the class. The first response should be posted by 11:59 PM on Thursday and the second by 11:59 PM on Saturday. You should post all your responses by 11:59 PM on Saturday. All posts are evaluated based on promptness, initiative, relevance, have a clear and concise expression, and contribute to the learning community. The grading rubrics are presented above in the Discussion Directions and Discussion Expectations and Grading section

Week 4 discussion

This week, post stating your views on the following topics after reviewing this week's course materials: (1) What are Health Insurance marketplaces? (2) What is their significance in present day US health policy?

This week, post and start a class discussion thread by 11:59 PM on Wednesday, based on the above questions posed by the Professor. Post a response to the threads of at least two other students in the class. The first response should be posted by 11:59 PM on Thursday and the second by 11:59 PM on Saturday. You should post all your responses by 11:59 PM on Saturday. All posts are evaluated based on promptness, initiative, relevance, have a clear and concise expression, and contribute to the learning community. The grading rubrics are presented above in the Discussion Directions and Discussion Expectations and Grading section

Week 5 discussion

This week, post stating your views on the following topics after reviewing this week's course materials: (1) What do you think of mandatory public health reporting? (2) How important and how successful has it been in the US?

This week, post and start a class discussion thread by 11:59 PM on Wednesday, based on the above questions posed by the Professor. Post a response to the threads of at least two other students in the class. The first response should be posted by 11:59 PM on Thursday and the second by 11:59 PM on Saturday. You should post all your responses by 11:59 PM on Saturday. All posts are evaluated based on promptness, initiative, relevance, have a clear and concise expression, and contribute to the learning community. The grading rubrics are presented above in the Discussion Directions and Discussion Expectations and Grading section

Week 7 discussion

This week, post stating your views on the following topics after reviewing this week's course materials: (1) Discuss specific health policy evaluation efforts underway at TWO different State or Federal levels. (2) What do these evaluation efforts say about those health care policies?

This week, post and start a class discussion thread by 11:59 PM on Wednesday, based on the above questions posed by the Professor. Post a response to the threads of at least two other students in the class. The first response should be posted by 11:59 PM on Thursday and the second by 11:59 PM on Saturday. You should post all your responses by 11:59 PM on Saturday. All posts are evaluated based on promptness, initiative, relevance, have a clear and concise expression, and contribute to the learning community. The grading rubrics are presented above in the Discussion Directions and Discussion Expectations and Grading section

Instructions for Assignment #4. Roots of Organizational Policy (part 1)

Last week each student selected 3 items:

(1) a specific management area from a list of 15 areas, in

(2) a specific organization and health services setting where they have access to

(3) a policy manual pertaining to the specific management area (in the list below) that they selected.

The setting may include a single location or an organization with many types of services and many service delivery settings.

This week:

(1) Each student should map out and describe a minimum of five (5) organizational policies (from the policy manual selected) that is linked to federal or state legislative mandates or regulations. Note that some organizational policies may be required for accreditation and also related to public policy. This is the case with many NCQA standards.

(2) Prepare a report to be presented in a PowerPoint slide presentation format. There should be no more than 10-15 content slides. It should include a cover slide (at the beginning) and a reference slide (at the end). The content for the slides should draw on what the student has learned throughout this class including (a) a summary of each organizational policy; (b) the federal/state legislative roots (or links) for the policy (by name and statute); (c) any pending changes to the legislation; (d) the student’s metrics for the organization in terms of performance.

(3) A draft of the complete set of slides must be posted as an attachment by 11:59 pm Sunday 12/11 (Week 7) for peer and class review in a dedicated online discussion forum and also for Instructor review.

This is an example of a set of PowerPoint slides submitted for Assignment 4: An Example of Assignment #4 PowerPoint Slides

And these are a set of Tips for creating good presentation slides : Tips for Creating Good Slides

These are the 15 Health Management Areas (select one):

facilities planning and maintenance

occupational health & safety

prevention programs for health disparities

payment processing and billing

human resources

health information technology and EMR

pharmacy services

laboratory services

supply chain Medical Equipment/ Technology

patient/customer and community relations

patient support services

strategic planning and new service development

advertising or marketing

Internal Quality Control

Direct Patient Care

Week 8 discussion

This week, post stating your views on the following topic after reviewing this week's course materials: Discuss what you have learned about how changes in health policy can impact an organization's implementation responsibilities.

This week, post and start a class discussion thread by 11:59 PM on Wednesday, based on the above questions posed by the Professor. Post a response to the threads of at least two other students in the class. The first response should be posted by 11:59 PM on Thursday and the second by 11:59 PM on Saturday. You should post all your responses by 11:59 PM on Saturday. All posts are evaluated based on promptness, initiative, relevance, have a clear and concise expression, and contribute to the learning community. The grading rubrics are presented above in the Discussion Directions and Discussion Expectations and Grading section

HMGT310 All Discussions - 2017
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