Public Health Preparedness Due Week 10 and worth 200
You have just been
hired as a new Vice President of quality and safety for a full-service 600-bed
government healthcare organization. Within your first month on the job, the
national security threat level has been raised to Imminent, which means there is
a credible, specific, and impending terrorist threat against the United States,
and your facility may be directly impacted. The Chief Executive Officer has
requested an immediate six to eight-page report of your proposal for handling
such a situation.
Note: You may
create and /or make all necessary assumptions needed for the completion of this
Write a 6-8 page
paper in which you:
Examine the existing
procedures related to at least four (4) of the ten (10) essential public health
services. Focus on the principal effects that these procedures will have on your
hospital during the emergency.
importance of continuing to evaluate patients, as stipulated by the Emergency
Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA), during the
Detail three (3)
measures that you would use in order to maintain the electronic medical record
system during the emergency.
Defend your position
on the decision to accept health insurance during the emergency as a potential
source of income for the facility. Provide support with at least three (3)
examples that illustrate your position.
Analyze the extent
to which this emergency might affect the quality of care provided to the
patients and the unimpeded operation of the organization.
Use at least three
(3) quality references. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do
not qualify as academic resources.
Your assignment must
follow these formatting requirements:
Be typed, double
spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all
sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check
with your professor for any additional instructions.
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 and the reference page are
not included in the required assignment page length.