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HCA 807 Week 1 Discussions
What is the most significant change in the classification of health care organizations over the last half century? Why?
All health care organizations display characteristics related to service delivery, financing, payment solutions, and insurance relationships. Which of these can a health care organization most effectively harness in order to become the provider of choice for the largest variety of patrons? Why?
HCA 807 Week 2 Discussions
Why do health care organizations use segmentation?
Managed care can be seen as a result of health care segmentation. Is this a positive or negative influence to the health care industry? Why or why not? Is it a positive outcome for the patient? Why or why not?
HCA 807 Week 3 Discussions
Should public health care be for-profit? Why or why not?
Should individual health care be provided at public expense? Why or why not?
HCA 807 Week 4 Discussions
When establishing a health care organization, why might a private structure be selected over a public structure?
Will the Affordable Care Act (ACA) place an unnecessary strain on private health care? Why or why not?
HCA 807 Week 5 Discussions
Why might a health care organization seek non-profit status instead of for-profit status?
Is a non-profit health care structure sustainable in the long term? Why or why not?
HCA 807 Week 6 Discussions
Why might a health care organization seek for-profit status instead of non-profit status?
Is a for-profit health care structure sustainable in the long term? Why or why not?
HCA 807 Week 7 Discussions
Which of the structures discussed throughout this course will ultimately produce the highest quality of patient care? Why?
Will legislation such as the Affordable Care Act produce sustainable high-quality health care? Why or why not?
HCA 807 Week 8 Discussions
How have changes in structures influenced the sustainability of health care organizations? Explain.
As you reflect on the information contained in this course, how might health care structures and governance influence your intended dissertation research? Explain.