A Primary CAre Clinic

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You are the manager of a new primary care clinic located about twenty five (25) miles outside of a small city (population of 50,000). With five (5) family physicians, two (2) nurse practitioners, two (2) physicians’ assistants (PAs), and twenty (20) clinical support staff consisting of RNs, LPNs, and CMAs, the clinic provides primary care services to a diverse community of people living and working outside the city limits. Originally a rural area, the community has been growing and now includes promising opportunities in employment, education, and comfortable living spaces for young families. However, there are still many residents who struggle to make ends meet with older farms that have belonged to families for generations.

The central city includes two (2) large acute care facilities, and one (1) tertiary care facility that is known for its excellent pulmonary care. Both acute care hospitals provide the usual services such as labor and delivery, outpatient surgery, chronic diseases care, etc. and have fully equipped ancillary departments, such as lab and radiology. Up until this point, the residents have used the facilities’ emergency departments for routine illnesses and conditions when their private physicians were not readily available.

Write a five to seven (5-7) page paper in which you:

  1. Analyze some of the key social, political, and economic factors that have led to the proliferation of urgent care facilities and primary care practices over the last 20-30 years.
  2. Create a comprehensive mission statement for the clinic, and discuss how it will facilitate the provision of quality services.
  3. Analyze and discuss one (1) or more directions the clinic might take to grow its business. Determine what factors you would consider when deciding what services to provide in-house and which ones to affiliate with other institutions.
  4. Decide how you will determine if the clinic is meeting its goals. Identify three (3) performance measurements you could use to evaluate the success of the clinic’s services. Begin by naming a goal, and then identify a quantifiable measurement you could use for each to determine if you are coming close or falling short of the goal.
  5. Determine how you would then address whatever opportunities for improvement seem to exist and what processes you would put in place.
  6. Use at least three (3) quality resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and similar Websites do not qualify as quality resources.
  7. Format your assignment according to the following formatting requirements:
    1. Typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides.
    2. Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page is not included in the required page length.
    3. Include a reference page. Citations and references must follow APA format. The reference page is not included in the required page length.

Tutor Answer

henryprofessor
School: UC Berkeley

Attached.

A Primary Care Clinic - Outline
I.

Factors that have led to the proliferation of urgent care facilities
A. Social
B. Political
C. Economical

II.
III.

Mission statement
Directions the clinic might take to grow its business
A. Structural
B. Factors
C. Cost
D. Total Persons
E. Scope Of Operation

IV.

Performance measurements
A. Provision Of Primary Health Care
B. Influencing The Community Positively Health Wise
C. Provision Of Cost Effective Care

V.

Address whatever opportunities for improvement
A. Employment Of Professionals
B. Structural Growth
C. Quality Cost-Effective Measures


Running head: HEALTH CARE PROVISION

Health Care Provision
Name
Institution

1

HEALTH CARE PROVISION

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Health Care Provision
Key Social, Political, and Economic Factors that have Led to the Proliferation of Urgent
Care Facilities And Primary Care Practices
Social
Overall, there has been a noted increment in the number of new infections. The infections
have been spurred by an improved transport system that has allowed persons from different
geographical regions to easily roam around the globe. This has allowed the mixing of different
disease strains that have helped in the creation of new and more stable infections. The need to
address these improved level of infection has necessitated the proliferation of urgent care
facilities and a change in the care practices in health centers. This is especially so since such
infections alter the common human genome to influence the body functioning differently.
Global movement has allowed the amalgamation of different cultures into a set
geographical structure that allows them to interact freely. This has led to the growth of urban
cities that host millions of people. The overcrowding and the freedom of movement that these
cities allow people has meant that they have allowed a suitable condition for disease transfer.
They have also allowed the easiness in the spread of disease germs. Consequently, this has
necessitated the need for an improved healthcare system that supports all of the population. This
has been characterized by the proliferation of urgent care facilities around and improved primary
care primary practices
Political
The need to cater for and protect a country’s citizenry from possible new infections that
have emerged like SARS and Ebola has mandated the implementation of policies to institute n...

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Anonymous
Tutor went the extra mile to help me with this essay. Citations were a bit shaky but I appreciated how well he handled APA styles and how ok he was to change them even though I didnt specify. Got a B+ which is believable and acceptable.

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