Health care has a plethora of accrediting agencies and programs. Some are mandated by the state in which they operate (State Licensure) and some are voluntary like Joint Commission, Malcolm Baldridge, and others.Health Policy

Individual Project 2-3 pages

 

How does the external environment (stakeholders, regulations, accrediting agencies, etc.) affect the policymaking process?

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Discussion Board 1     2-3 paragraphs

 

Health care has a plethora of accrediting agencies and programs. Some are mandated by the state in which they operate (State Licensure) and some are voluntary like Joint Commission, Malcolm Baldridge, and others.

Medical management committees are convened for nearly all large health care systems/organizations who determine which “optional” accreditations are worthy to pursue. Discuss the considerations that such a committee would likely discuss based on your readings and/or actual experiences in their decision-making process.

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Discussion Board 2       2-3 paragraphs

Identify at least two medical management committees within an HCO and explain their roles.

  • How can medical management committees influence the process of health policymaking outside of their HCO’s?
  • List some legal and ethical dilemmas to consider when creating new policies.

 

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