Essay on For-Profit Versur Non for-Profit Health Care Organizations
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Week Three Assignment # 2 Grading Rubric | Scenario: Use GOOGLE search, the Devry-Keller Online Library and/or one of the approved websites posted in the Webliography to find a research article(s) (no older than 2001) related to non-profit versus for-profit healthcare and organizations. Analyze the characteristics of each type of organization and the factors which impact operations. Discuss options to improve the financial and operational performance of non- profit organizations and the criticisms leveled at for-profit healthcare organizations. Your resultant written paper should be 750 words, double spaced, and in APA or other approved Devry-Keller format/style. Your primary text and the journal/website research article must be used as…show more content…
| 10 | 10 | 4. Style, Readability, & Grammar - Readability is excellent, with strong attention to audience, appropriate tone and style and good transitional language; good use of figurative language; grammar, punctuation, mechanics, and usage are correct and idiomatic, consistent with Standard American English | 10 | 10 | 5. Referencing - Excellent utilization of the appropriate referencing format (double spaced and in APA or other approved DeVry-Keller format/style) | 10 | 10 | Total | 50 | 50 |
“The U.S. spends nearly twice as much money per capita on health care as other developed nations, yet the metrics show that Americans end up with worse care and poorer health.” (Hill) The rising cost of healthcare has pushed some non-profits to become for-profit organizations.
The debate over non-profit versus for-profit healthcare organization has been ongoing, does one provide better care than the other? Do the operations of for profit perform better than the non-profit organizations? Are the criticisms about for-profit organization validated and is there proof? The goal is to examine those questions as well as offer options to improve the financial and operational performance of non-profit and for-profit organizations criticisms.
A healthcare organization such has a private hospital are classified as non-profit or for-profit institutions. According to Alliance for advancing non-profit healthcare; “ About 60 percent of community