Describe the current financial environment in healthcare and its influence on decision making.
Unit 1 Assignment: Defining Healthcare Settings and Integrated Delivery System.
Unit Outcomes addressed in this Assignment:
Recognize legal and regulatory issues in healthcare
Understand the basic uses of financial information in decision making.
Identify the role of finance in health care organizations
Course outcome assessed/addressed in this Assignment:
HS440-1: Describe the current financial environment in healthcare and its influence on decision making.
Utilizing your textbook and the Kaplan Resource Library: a. Briefly describe the following healthcare settings: • Hospitals • Ambulatory care • Home health care • Long-term care • Integrated delivery systems b. What benefits are attributed to integrated delivery systems? c. What are the challenges/drawbacks to implementing integrated delivery systems?