·Suppose you work in a
hospital that just received twelve patients from a disaster event in your
community. Your hospital is able to treat and provide necessary surgical
services to those that require surgery. However, five patients are refusing
care and requesting to be transferred to another hospital for the same
services. Suggest the course of action that the hospital should take to meet
the standards of the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA)
related to public health in your community. Provide at least two (2) specific
examples to support your rationale.
·Imagine that an
unidentified individual with a gunshot wound has been transported to the
emergency room. After taking the victim into surgery, the medical team realizes
the individual is a minor. Examine the kind of consent that the team should
obtain, and determine the resources that they could utilize in order to obtain
·Debate at least two
(2) advantages and disadvantages of the requirement for healthcare
organizations to implement electronic medical record (EMR) systems. Provide
specific examples to support your rationale.
·Examine two (2) types
of healthcare discrimination found in the text. Next, analyze the fundamental
implications of the chosen two (2) types of discrimination to both a healthcare
organization and to you as a consumer of healthcare services. Support your
rationale with specific examples of such discrimination.