General Healthcare Discussion


Review on Robotic Surgery

20 hours ago


The Impact of Innovation

Healthcare is one of those continuously changing industries especially with the advancement of technology. The healthcare industry hasn’t been the same compared to the past. The advancements taking place now with the help of technology are some of the greatest things the world has ever seen. Therefore, it is important to have an open mind about the new innovations present today and those developing innovations. Innovations in healthcare can have many lasting results o…

​Health Care Learning from Other Sectors

4 weeks ago

Health Care Learning from Other Sectors

Carlene Roachford-Alexander


I think all industries whether big or small are becoming very innovative. Technology has become the means of interacting in the world today. Companies or industries use technology as their way of interacting with the consumers whether it is health care or not. The industries are very diverse, and they can be using different form of management to reach the employees and the customers. I think it is safe to say that even …

​Health Care Learning from Other Sectors

4 weeks ago

Health Care Learning from Other Sectors

I think all industries whether big or small are becoming very innovative. Technology has become the means of interacting in the world today. Companies or industries use technology as their way of interacting with the consumers whether it is health care or not. The industries are very diverse, and they can be using different form of management to reach the employees and the customers. I think it is safe to say that even though finding a job can be litt…

Health Care Learning from Other Sectors

4 weeks ago

The world around us is constantly changing. Businesses are looking at ways to streamline production to become more efficient and productive. Innovation is key to successfully navigating change and remain relevant. In all industries, across all sectors, technology has played a huge role in their success. Successful companies are innovative and adaptive; they utilize the resources they have, to drive their success.

Technology is one of the fastest growing areas and in the healthcar…

Congressional Budget Office: Raising the Age of Medicare to 67

1 month ago

The cost of healthcare in the United States has been spiraling out of control for years. The federal government is always looking for ways to reduce spending when it comes to healthcare. Some options include limiting malpractice claims, rebates on drugs covered by Medicare part D, and reducing Medicare's coverage of bad debt. The Trump administration is suggesting specific budget cuts that will put the weight of covering its citizens at the sate level with each state deciding for themselves h…

Congressional Budget Office: Options for reducing the Deficit

1 month ago

Congressional Budget Office: Options for reducing the Deficit

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Amarin gets boost from AstraZeneca and Acasti's study failures

1 week ago

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Raising the Age of Eligibility for Medicare to 67

1 month ago

Congressional Budget Office: Options for Reducing the Deficit

Linda Messenger

MHA/516

December 16, 2019

Dr. Midge Elkins



Congressional Budget Office: Options for Reducing the Deficit

Medicare is a federal health insurance program that was created in 1965. It provides coverage for individuals who are 65 and older, regardless of medical history, income or health status and is also available to those who have long-term disabilities. ("Kaiser Family Foundation", 2019) This program has ha…

Reducing The Deficit

1 month ago

Medicare is commonly known as an essential health insurance program that presently serves more than 60 million Americans. As it is a joint federal state program, it aids in health care coverage to long term and acute groups of those with disabilities, specific illnesses, low income, and the elderly. In the year 2018 alone, Medicare funding accounted for 14 percent of total federal funding and for one-fifth of healthcare related spending (Oberlander, 2019). Knowing that this program’s funding i…

The Cost of the Health Care Workforce

1 month ago

By Carlene Roachford-Alexander


The Cost of Health Care Workforce

Everyone deserve a chance of health care insurance because in the real world everyone gets sick and will need some form of medical attention. Health care is not affordable for all and those who do not qualify for help from the government with health insurance is finding it very costly to manage. The cost of insurance keeps rising, employees are looking towards their jobs for benefits, but even in the workforce they are finding the …

Healthcare Leadership

1 month ago

The word leadership to me, is a word that defines someone who leads a group and encourages that group to excel. I do feel that not all great leaders are individuals with a leadership title. A great leader doesn’t necessarily have to be titled a leader through their employer or organization to properly lead a team. According to Kruse (2013), “In fact, you can be a leader in your place of worship, your neighborhood, in your family, all without having a title” (What Is Leadership?).When I lo…

The Cost of the Health Care Workforce

1 month ago

The health care workforce is growing and so is the expense of our health care system. As the workforce has increased, we have seen a direct correlation to the overall cost of health care. “According to the Harvard Business Review, the main cause of operating expenses outpacing revenue growth has been the size of the healthcare workforce, which accounts for almost half of all healthcare expenses” (Brown & Hansmann, 2018). Healthcare labor growth will continue at an astonishing rate. In 201…

Impact of Innovation- Wearable Devices

2 months ago

The Impact of Innovation

Linda M Messenger

Wearable health devices are making a positive impact on the industry today. There are devices that track physical activity, heart rate, blood pressure, respiratory rate, temperature and much more. The consistent exchange of information between this technology and software solutions helps to effectively monitor patients and the health issues that they are being treated for by their physicians. Researchers believe that these wearable monitors could potent…

The Impact of Innovation- Introducing Telehealth

2 months ago

As a health system’s goal is to continue the improvement of population health, the usage of telehealth is breaking traditional systematic methods in which care is given. With the help of digital technology, such as telehealth, its platform enhances accessibility to all patients through a simple connection. With its platform, there are advantages of no transportation, access to all patient caregivers, faster care, improves patient engagement, and reduces patient cost. Through implementation, it…

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