Health Care

Value Proposition in Patient Care

Articulate the meaning of value-added service as it pertains to patient care services, and argue the major reasons why it matters to add value to patient services. Justify your response.

Outline a system for identifying the functional areas in which changes might be necessary in order to improve the hospital's service value. Recommend the key methods that you would use to acquire the information necessary to identify the specified functional areas.

Public Health Discussion (Control of Non-endemic Communicable Diseases)

In 2009–2010, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed diagnosis of locally acquired dengue infection among residents of Key West, Florida (CDC, 2010). The diagnosis of dengue was prompted when an “index” case in New York was suspected for dengue with a recent travel history to Key West. This incidence pressed increased vector control measurements including an intense door-to-door campaign to find and eliminate mosquito breeding sites (CDC, 2012).

Unit IV Assignment

Based on the Citation and Notification of Penalty letter you received in Unit III, prepare a document that summarizes at

least five actions you would take as soon as possible after you reviewed the letter. For each of the actions, you must state

the following:

Shifts in Our Health Care System

Our health care system changes frequently. In this assignment you will review our current health care system and how it has evolved in the past eight years. This will give you the necessary background knowledge to complete this assignment and other assignments in this course.

Research different events or shifts in our health care system within the past three to five years.