HCA Learning activity 3 Part 1 — (CH 7 – Statistics and

HCA Learning activity 3
Part 1 — (CH 7 – Statistics and Data Analytics)
Your administration has noted an increase in injuries treated in the ED that were the related to firearms and has asked you to look into trends in your geographical area. You don’t have any current data, but you are able to review 3-year rates from the CDC at: https://www.cdc.gov/injury/wisqars/fatal.html. For deaths due to violence, firearms, observe the trends associated with the following:
2 largest and smallest states
Comparison of Virginia with its geographical region.
Comparison of Virginia with 2 other states of similar size.
Comment on your findings.
Part 2 — (CH 8 – Confidentiality and Compliance)
Demonstrate your learning by providing concise explanations to the following questions. Practical examples are always helpful for illustrating your understanding and insights.
From the standpoint of patient care, why is it important for the patient to know the information she gives to a health care provider will be kept secret?
What are the differences among privacy, confidentiality, and security?
What is PHI?
What is a covered entity?
Define risk management.
Why does a health care organization need a formal risk management program?
How does risk management mitigate potentially compensable events?
Explain disaster planning and why it is important.
How is disaster planning and theft related to risk management?
3 — (CH 9 – Management and Leadership)
You recently lost a coder at your facility. The department director has asked that you, the coding supervisor, create an advertisement for the local newspaper and participate in the interview for this vacant position.
Using your knowledge of hiring practices, create an advertisement for this new position. Before the interview, document at least three questions that you would like to ask the applicant.
4 — (CH 10 – Performance Improvement and Project Management)
Prepare a fishbone diagram identifying potential sources of problems with Medicare denials for lack of medical necessity.