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    Unintended Consequences of Incentives Introduction There are great demands how payers are using measurable improvements to improve health care performance to assist consumers to make important choices, and improve the quality of care at a suitable cost (Berenson, Pronovost & Krumholz, 2013). Pay-for-performance, quality bonus payments, and other incentive-based methodologies are intended to reward health care providers on the quality and safety of patient’s outcome. This paper will discuss foreseeable

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    “The law of unintended consequences is what happens when a simple system tries to regulate a complex system. The political system is simple; it operates with limited information (rational ignorance), short time horizons, low feedback, and poor and misaligned incentives. Society in contrast is a complex, evolving, high-feedback, incentive-driven system. When a simple system tries to regulate a complex system you often get unintended consequences.” (1) Before the prohibition of alcohol existed in

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    In the assigned reading “Unintended consequences in HIT”, text outlines 5 types of sociotechnical interactions and “Table 1 (pg 4-5)” provides examples of unintended consequences for a project. Please pick any 3 unintended consequences across all categories and comment on risk management planning strategy that you would recommend for each of the 3 chosen consequence. Paper persistence Unfortunately, paper persistence is very much alive in hospitals. Charting on paper is unfortunate due to the increased

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    A wise ruler and commander-in-chief should respect that any actions, especially those motivated by emotion will have unintended consequences. In our modern American society, it is expected that the chief executive, the president, only acts in the best interest of the country. It is clear from the text alone that these values were not shared by the Mycenae people. Agamemnon was faced with a series of choices regarding Chryseis, his “prize”. All of these choices were motivated by his desires with

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    Hydropower’s Unintended Consequences As more emphasis is being brought to renewable energy, hydroelectric power is often seen as a viable and clean alternative energy source. Hydro electric has been a longstanding source of power for this and many other countries. In the 1940s dams were supplying 40% of our nation’s electricity, and now they only generate about 10% (science bulletins). Hydro power can be a clean alternative to fossil fuels; however it should not be considered an environmentally

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    The unintended consequences of Marijuana Legislation To evaluate any drug policy and determine whether it is rational or irrational one requires considering the intended and the unwanted effects of such a system. For example a drug policy that discourages the use of another drug such as excessive indulging in alcohol, at the expense of increased smoking tobacco. Such as policy would be a less pleasing to most people, than a policy which discourages heavy drinking, but it is not associated with an

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    to the World Health Organization (WHO) provides the facts on obesity , including that in the year 2005 about 1.6 billion adults were overweight and the amount obese children who were under five years old was at least 2 billion in the world.The consequences of obesity also shown by the WHO, which mainly about the health impacts such as contributing to the risk of the coronary heart disease and musculoskeletal disorders.(Shah,2010) To alleviate this problem , an increasing number

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    school or gets into college. On these mornings, students worry on their way to school. Most even worry when it comes time to take the test. Stress is just one of the unintended consequences of standardized tests. Even though Standardized tests were made to help keep the classroom teacher and schools accountable, the unintended consequences of them have been hurtful to teacher and students. Standardized tests create a problem because they force teachers to teach to the test instead of the subject matter

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    When considering unintended consequences of punishment in the correctional system I choose the following four examples: 1. Becoming a better criminal. All too often a person will be sentenced to a term of incarceration in jail or prison for a variety of offences that could be considered mild or less severe. However, when the inmate is placed into the facility population they subjected to close quarters housing with others who are more experienced and mature criminals. The newer inmates that begins

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    The Slave Revolts: Unintended Consequences of Empire Rome’s new Mediterranean empire in the second century came with a cost. Besides political and economic strife, slave revolts in Sicily burdened Rome, first in the 130s B.C. and again from 104 to 100 B.C. Roman warfare, by generating a shortage in free labor and enriching the slave market, provided for the poor conditions and negligent provincial administration under which slaves in Sicily revolted. Because Rome, preoccupied with warfare, initially

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