Address the questions below related to that one topic:
How does the quality of healthcare in the United States compare to
the quality of care in other industrialized nations?
· How can an acceptable quality of health care be assured for all?Will
providing data in areas such as patient outcomes, compliance
with national standards for preventive and chronic care, and comparative
costs to the public be an acceptable measure of healthcare delivery
· Though physicians believed that only physicians could and should judge
the quality of hospital medical care, they found participation in such
hospital peer review activities a most disagreeable obligation. What
were the problems with the process?
· Managed care organization credentialing by the National Committee on
Quality Assurance rapidly evolved as a standard of quality in the
industry. Discuss the pros and cons on the value of credentialing by
an independent organization to a managed care organization and to
How does medical technology affect the communication between
healthcare providers and patients? What affect does this have on the
quality of care?