Complete DQ

1.) Read this week’s Weekly Overview (week 5 located in attachment below and write your thoughts between 100-110 words)

2.Read Ch. 15 of Introduction to Health Care Management (3rd ed.)(Write your thoughts between 100-110 words)

3.) Read the student response on ch.15 (Respond back between 100 words) “Chapter 15 discusses ethics and law and how they are used interchangeably. However, the two words actually have some differences. Law/legal is actually required while ethics is not legally required. Standards in laws are determined by the court. While in ethics standards are determined by the people. Just because something is legal that does not mean that it is ethical. When ethics and law are brought together they can force health care managers to have to make difficult decisions.

4.)Read Ch. 16 of Introduction to Health Care Management (3rd ed.).(Write your thoughts between 100-110 words)

5.) Read the student response on ch.16 (Respond back between 80-100 words)Fraud and abuse always have been and probably always will be major topic of discussion in healthcare. Fraud is intentional, while abuse is unintentional acts. Fraud would be tacking on additional charges to a healthcare bill. Abuse may be a physician unintentionally causing harm to a patient. These days there are many different laws and compliances rules put into place to help protect patients and healthcare organizations. Healthcare managers have to learn and be aware. Knowing what to look out for when it comes to fraud and abuse in the workplace.

6.)Read Ch. 17 of Introduction to Health Care Management (3rd ed.).(Write your thoughts between 100-110 words)

7.)(answer scenario between 100-110 words)Consider the following scenario: As the manager of a small clinic for infants and children, you are asked in a meeting with an individual from a research university whether she can review some of your patient files for a specific population with specific diagnoses. The university is willing to pay your facility for the information and give a small donation of $8,000 to you, but you refuse and end the discussion. By this action, how are you helping to maintain high ethical standards for your health care organization?

8.) (Answer question between 90-100 words) How is social responsibility different from ethics? Provide an example of an organization behaving in a socially responsible manner regarding environmental influences.