Health Care USA- Understanding Its Organization and Delivery- 8th Edition by Harry A. Sultz -Kristina M. Young-test bank
- The technological and clinical advances that allow many surgical procedures to be safely performed on an ambulatory basis had what corollary effect on hospitals?
- New joint-business relationships with physicians rapidly developed
- Physicians became competitors with hospitals for the same lines of business
- Hospitals sold their ambulatory services to physician groups
- Hospital outpatient service volume and revenues increased
- The primary organizational mode of medical care in the United States, in terms of volume of services delivered, is:
- hospital ambulatory clinics
- private practice physicians’ offices
- community-based clinics run by voluntary agencies
- government-operated health clinics.
- Which of the following is not a principle of a patient-centered medical home practice?
- providing for all of a patient’s health care needs or appropriately arranging care with other qualified professionals.
- The personal physician leads a team of individuals in the practice who take responsibility for the ongoing care of patients.
- Care is coordinated and integrated across all elements of the delivery system (subspecialty, hospital, home, nursing home), facilitated by electronic record registries
- Appointment systems adhere to strictly enforced, advance scheduling.
- In today’s hospitals, outpatient clinics frequently provide:
- care for those without private physicians
- teaching sites for medical residents
- primary-care services organized similarly to private physician offices
- all of the above
- A significant advance in the provision of hospital emergency department services occurred with the introduction of:
- physician assistants
- board-certified emergency medicine physicians
- MRI diagnostic equipment
- electronic health records
- “Urgent Care” is best described as care:
- provided on a walk-in, extended hour basis for acute illness and injury that is either beyond the scope of or availability of a primary care practice or retail clinic
- providing a service alternative to crowded emergency departments
- that does not require the services of a physician
- for fast treatment of easy-to-diagnose conditions
- The predominant services of local public health departments today are:
- specialty services for high-risk pregnant women
- school-based pediatric medical care
- chronic disease screening
- child and adult immunizations
- The primary owners of community-based ambulatory surgical centers are:
- hospital corporations
- shareholders of publicly-traded companies
- physician specialty societies
- In addition to providing primary and preventive care, federally qualified community health centers also:
- provide leadership for housing renewal in inner-cities.
- offer a broad array of high-tech, medical specialty services
- help patients link with other supportive programs and services such as welfare, Medicaid, the Women, Infants and Children supplemental nutrition program (WIC) and the Child Health Insurance Program.
- advocate politically for health insurance for low-income individuals.