Within a health care setting communication is a necessity. This communication not only includes the need for professional communication but also the way in which information is shared to the patient and to other healthcare workers. Another important aspect of health care worker such as a nurse is the effectiveness off a handover. Within the video, Effective Communication in nursing these three aspects of communication (Professional communication, provision of information and handover) were seen and will be analysed further, within this essay. These will be analysed through the three aspects, the care of the patient, the image of the individual nurse and the health outcomes of the patient. All of these three aspects of communication are vitally important to the overall patient needs.
Case Managers have a challenging job, often dealing with patients, community agencies and facilitating their hospital discharge to the next level of care. They collaborate and communicate with the entire healthcare team and mostly with the patient during the hospitalization process. They act as support for all stakeholders to achieve positive patient outcomes. In this paper, I will be interviewing Ian Mopas, who is a Patient Care Coordinator at Kaiser Permanente in Redwood City about his education, work training, goals, and objectives as a Care Coordinator, and his responsibilities in his organization.
Metrolina Comprehensive Health Center was started by Dr. Charles Warren Williams in the Charlotte city of North Carolina along with several other medical colleagues of his. Dr. Charles expired when the hospital had just started operating; post his death the hospital was renamed as C.W. Williams Health Centre.
This essay will explain the different roles of effective communication in health and social care settings. The communication between colleagues service users and also why multi agency working is important in effective communication. It will include all the communication forms which are interpersonal interactions, communication and language needs and preferences. Effective communication when having conversation with the service users even work colleagues when having an effective conversation. No one will get confused and will be able to understand the conversation by explaining it in detail. Multi agency working is really important to effective communication because multi agency working is part of multi-disciplinary team. (Stretch and Whitehouse, 2010)
An effective communication takes an important part in the health and social care settings. Communication is the way how we express our own feelings and thoughts, giving and receiving with each other and what make us become independent through making choice and the ways we learn. Between analysing Alan’s case, this essay will demonstrate the importance of effective communication when working with diverse communities in health and social care sector.
Health care organizations and the way care is delivered is rapidly changing. Being able to manage, promote, and, facilitate interprofessional team work is essential for health care organizations to be successful. Team synergy for successful interprofessional teams means there is cooperation, collaboration, and the coordination of patient-centered care (LeBlanc, 2014). Working together toward a common goal is a common theme for successful interprofessional teams (Hart, 2015).
HIPAA Act focuses on increased confidentiality and stronger security measures to protect health information (Hixson & Hunt-Unruh, n.d., para. 1). Any information posted to blogs, Facebook accounts, or communities online by health care organizations should be ready for the public to see. Also, there should be policies and guidelines related to online communications put in place before using these means of communication. The HIPAA Act also provides patients with increased access to their own medical records and also restricts and regulates who else can see them (Du Pré, 2005, p. 100).
Kaiser Permanente Colorado is proud to offer a program that allows safety net primary care providers to electronically request advice from select Kaiser Permanente specialists. Currently eight speciality departments participate in this program that supports safety net primary care providers, the patients are uninsured and below the federal poverty level.
For my interview I contacted a general practitioner at Kaiser Permanente in hopes of not only learning about the traditional treatments and information, but also for data and prevention facts on Alzheimer's to further understand Kaiser’s methods and the impact it tends to have. I wanted to use this interview as a method to gain insight on my developed questions, as well as a basis for my further development.
The Florida Health Care Association is committed to bringing long term care emergency management planning to the forefront of our profession by aiding nursing homes in the development of effective emergency management plans which are comprehensive and aligned with state and local governments. FHCA’s Education and Development Foundation has partnered with the John A. Hartford Foundation, the University of South Florida, the Florida Department of Health and the American Health Care Association in the development of tools to support the emergency response system nationally, at the state and local levels, and at the nursing home.
HIPPAA is saying no to Skype for patients in Oklahoma Medical Board in a recent case against Thomas Trow, MD. In February 4, 2014 the Oklahoma medical board had some a concerns over the practices of telemedicine and telepsychiatry using Skype to conduct online video appointments and prescribed controlled substances to a patient over the internet. Doctor Trow were prescribing medicine online and never saw the patient in person and ultimately experienced overdose. HIPPAA ruled that telemedicine technology must be HIPPAA compliant on January 6th of this year. (clouldvisittm.com, Fen. 2014)
JenCare Neighborhood Medical Centers has geriatric facilities in Florida, Kentucky, Virginia, Louisiana, and Georgia. As a subsidiary of Chen Medical they have over 25 years of experience dealing with geriatric care. Their services include primary care, onsite diagnostic tests and prescriptions services, door-to-door transportation, life card, vision, and acupuncture.
The organization that I will be using for this course is Baptist Memorial Healthcare (Memphis). Baptist Memorial Healthcare is dedicated to providing compassionate high-quality care to every patient. Baptist Memorial Healthcare mission is to follow the three-fold ministry of Christ-healing, preaching and teaching. Baptist Memorial Healthcare provides care to patients within the Mid-South area in Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi. Baptist Memorial Healthcare operates a college where I attended to earn my Bachelor’s Degree. Baptist College of Health Sciences is centered on healthcare professions.
As an intern for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society –Gateway Area Chapter, the lack of access to care for individuals with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) living in rural areas is very low. Due to MS affecting everyone different, some people with MS may not be able to drive. Individuals with MS may not be able to attend their doctor appointments regularly due to the lack of transportation. The county may offer transportation for people with disabilities but at a high price due the mileage from a rural area to the city, where most physicians are located.