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The Mistreatment of Pregnant Women in American Hospitals
Assignment 3 After reading Susan Perry’s Q&A with Professor Michele Goodwin, I was most shocked to learn about how hospitals are basically treating pregnant women as though they are just objects, rather than a human with rights. Hospitals are treating pregnant women as though they are just a number on the day and are tryin...
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The Negative Impact of the Randomized Controlled Trials on EBM
The era of evidence-based medicine (EBM) has been ushered in and has hada considerable impact on medical sciences worldwide. However, despite the advantages ofEBM, it is a method that has an unspecified, “one size fits all” approach and tends to harm medical practice throughan emphasis on randomized controlled trials (RCTs)...
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The Advantages of the International Classification of Diseases for Clinical Modification
The International Classification of Diseases (ninth revision) for
Clinical Modification (ICD-09-CM) is a medical classification system that
is based on World Health Organization guidelines. It serves a great
purpose, especially in the United States, by providing a list of diseases,
their codes and other medical procedures s...
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A Discussion on the Reasons Behind the High Prices in the Pharmaceutical Market
A market I often hear people complain about is the pharmaceutical market. There's always arguement over the prices of certain drugs. There is debate over the ethicality of having drugs that cost in the hundreds of thousands of dollars. Putting ethics aside, this large asking price for certain drugs makes sense from an econo...
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A Discussion on the Growth of Popularity of Consumer-Driven Health Care Plans
Consumer-driven health plans (CDHP) have managed to successfully
reduce costs without sacrificing quality of care. With CDHP, consumers are
forced to take a greater financial stake, which results in them being more
price-sensitive when purchasing health care products and services. The
consumers take more advantage of avai...
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12 pages
A Discussion on the Importance of an Effective Revenue System and Reimbursement to a Healthcare System
In order to keep the healthcare system working smoothly there are several things that must effectively take place. A healthcare system must have an effective revenue system and must get reimbursed for services rendered in a timely manner. If a healthcare system does not stay in the “black” it is not effectively operating...
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4 pages