Question: john q the hospital administrator says that the hospital could...
The hospital administrator says that the hospital could not afford to take care of the heart transplant for Mike. She states that there are 50 million people without health insurance and if you want to change it, call your Congressmen. People did call their Congress & we actually got the ACA passed. How has this change impacted her statement?
When Mike was in the hospital, his mother asked a lot of questions about what was being given to him to help him feel better? She seemed suspicious initially. How can you, as a hospital administrator, help to allay fears regarding hospital safety, medical errors?
John Q starts a conversation about why the abnormality was not found in his son earlier. This starts a conversation about the difference between an HMO and PPO. What are the differences?
The ER tech mentions that if you don’t have major medical then the hospital tries to get you out of the door as soon as possible. Do you think that this is accurate? What are the ethical implications?