Key Issues with HCO Professionals

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  1. Read Chapter 6 & 7 in The Well-Managed Healthcare Organization.
  2. Write a three page paper, not including your title page and reference page, answering the following questions taken from The Well-Managed Healthcare Organization:
    1. Some flash points in clinical staff relations are recurring and predictable. In an interview for a new position, you are asked, “How should our HCO deal with these issues?
      1. Interspecialty disputes: orthopedics and imaging, surgery and cardiology, or nonphysicians and physicians? (p. 182)
      2. Emergency referrals: Providing specialist care to emergency patients, who often arrive at inconvenient times and without insurance or financing? (p. 182)
      3. Impaired or obstructive clinical staff members? (p. 182)
  3. In the paper, be sure to:
    1. Evaluate the effects of commitment to measured performance, an adequate replacement capital budget, and an attractive work site on these issues.
    2. Apply biblical principles where appropriate.
    3. Defend your position, citing any research and/or evidence to support your arguments.
  4. Your paper should include at least three citations from the textbook, articles, or other credible sources. Your citations must be in proper APA format.

NOTE: Please read instructions carefully. I currently don't have this book.

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nkostas
School: UC Berkeley

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Running Head: COMMON ISSUES WITHIN THE HEALTHCARE ORGANIZATION
AND HOW THEY CAN BE RESOLVED

Common Issues Within the healthcare Organization and How they can be Resolved
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COMMON ISSUES WITHIN THE HEALTHCARE ORGANIZATION AND HOW THEY
CAN BE RESOLVED
Introduction
Healthcare organizations (HCO) are prone to disputes because of its complex
operations. It is an environment with a huge number of people specializing in different areas,
a place that has both legal and ethical requirements and patients suffering from various
illnesses. Competition of priorities is a common phenomenon and sometimes it can create
issues among healthcare practitioners. The participants in this setting can also crash in the
process of making decisions that are critical (White & Griffith, 2016).
The type of dispute depends on the circumstances in that particular work environment
and the people in it. Doctors may disagree on the form of treatment to give to a patient or
specialists in different areas may have differing opinions and fail to come to a consensus on
critical matters. In the HCOs where the resources are limited, the probability of disputes is
expected to be high (Mills, 2002). Resolving the disputes and misunderstandings is key in
order to provide a good environment and to create highly performing teams.
Interspecialty disputes in HCO
This form of dispute is the most common in the healthcare setting and it can happen
especially in instances where different specialists are required to work together as a team. It is
important for such kind of disputes to be resolved as quickly as possible because they have
the possibi...

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