Unit 2 DB
Within the Discussion Board area, write 400–600 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas:
Your duties while working with the integrated delivery system (IDS) include periodic participation with the ethical board. A question has arisen as to whether expensive treatment options such as robotic surgery should be made available, despite the ability for patients to pay. Answer the following questions:
- Would the answer change if more insurance plans covered the expensive treatment options?
- What are the economic implications if the facility absorbed the cost of the treatment?
Unit 2 IP
You are the director for an integrated delivery system (IDS) materials-management department. Use the library, course materials, and Web resources to research 1 of the following expansions in your organization:
- Expansion of a labor and delivery wing
- Creation of warfarin infusion center (heart patient treatment)
Then, create a PowerPoint presentation (5–7 slides with speaker notes) for the IDS’s procurement committee. Make sure to respond to the following issues about the supply and demand for this health care solution in your organization:
- Provide an overview of the health care solution.
- What is the demand for this technology in your community?
- Include a supply and demand graph to demonstrate your findings.
- Make sure you use proper formatting for your presentation.
- Include 75–150 words of speaker notes.
- Include citations and a reference slide.