HealthCare Business Side Assignment
HealthCare Business Side Assignment
The Business Side of Health Care infographic was created to show individuals how different entities contribute to the health care industry. For a long time most people assumed you were talking about doctors and nurses, i.e., the clinical aspect of health care, when discussing health care. As you complete this course and many others in your degree, it will be important to remember that there is a business side to health care that interacts with different entities to make the health care industry successful. As such, it is helpful if you remember that health care is an industry.
Understanding the Business Side of Health Care Assignment Note:The terms “healthcare” and “health care” are often used interchangeably.
Review the Business Side of Health Care infographic. Understanding the Business Side of Health Care Assignment
Provide your own example of a company that contributes to each of the major health care entities listed in the infographic. Describe how the company contributes to the identified health care entity. Understanding the Business Side of Health Care Assignment
|Health Care Entity||Example of Company||Company’s Contribution|
|Example: Insurance Companies||Aetna||Aetna provides health care insurance and coverage, products, and services to individuals and families, employers and organizations, health care professionals, and producers.|
|Health Information Technology|
|Medical Waste Management|
Identify at least two additional health care entities that could be represented in the infographic.
|Health Care Entities||Describe why this entities can be represented in the infographic|
|Example: Architecture and Interior Design Firms (facility design)||Facility design firms provide products and services to different health care facilities that are planning to build new or redesign their current building space. They fit within this infographic because the designers need to understand medical terminology and health care concepts to build an effective space for their health care clients. Understanding the Business Side of Health Care Assignment|
HCS 120 WEEK 1 Medical Terminology Is a Big World
While the title of this course is “Medical Terminology for Health Care Professionals,” it is important to understand that medical terminology encompasses different terms outside of what is typically thought of as body systems. As you complete Part Two of the assignment, remember to consider the Business Side of Health Care infographic that represents different entities and areas within the health care industry and the vast nature of health care terminology.
Write a 90- to 175-word summary that describes the importance of understanding and using appropriate health care medical terminology in your current or future career.
Note: Students are encouraged to use WritePoint® Powered by Grammarly® offered by the Center for Writing Excellence as a resource this week. WritePoint® is a free, 24/7 service in which you can upload your written work to be reviewed for grammar, usage, and spelling.
It is important to ensure that you are not plagiarizing your assignments during your educational career, especially since honesty and integrity are essential in the health care industry. The University of Phoenix Center for Writing Excellence provides the plagiarism checker Turnitin® for students to verify that their papers are not plagiarized. The purpose of this section of the assignment is to practice using a plagiarism checker.
Save your summary from Part One to your computer and use the following file name as a guide:
- Include your last name at the end of the file name as shown above.
Access the Plagiarism Checker link in this assignment and submit your summary to Turnitin® for review.
Save the originality report generated by Turnitin® to submit to your instructor.
Note: A Turnitin® student manual is available for you to review the different components of the originality report.
Cite any peer-reviewed, scholarly, or similar references used according to APA guidelines.