Fraud and abuse have been huge problems in U.S. health care. What steps do you see the Federal Government taking to control fraud and abuse by physicians and other providers? Is the Government doing enough to control fraud and abuse?
As a current or aspiring healthcare manager, you have or will have a crucial role in containing infection and preventing its spread throughout the community. What steps might you take in your medical office to protect patients and staff from the spread of communicable illness?
Some of the toughest decisions in health care involve the end-of-life experience, death, and dying. As a healthcare professional, how might you make those decisions? How would you decide when enough is enough in terms of life support efforts for patients, and who might help to make such important decisions? Have you ever personally or professionally gone through an end-of-life experience with a family member or patient faced with these questions?
As a current or aspiring healthcare manager and as a result of taking this course, how will you prepare your organization to face the major trends and changes taking place in medicine today?