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Healthcareprojectmidterm

  1. 1. American Red CrossBy: Denis ZeljkovicFocus: Patient Rights and Responsibilities
  2. 2. What rights and expectation do thevictims have?The American Red Cross [ARC] works alongsidethe Office for Victims of Crime [OVC].A victim of “disaster” may be eligible for many statesponsored services and ARC disaster services.Relief operations are triggered to respond to assist infunding direct support to victims.
  3. 3. (continued)Victims are compensated through ARC via thepublic and private sectors.Generally, patients of ARC have the same treatmentand care as they would in an ordinary hospital. –Same rules/laws/regulations apply. (Right to refusetreatment, bill of rights, emergency care, etc...)
  4. 4. What responsibilities do patients/victimsand ARC have toward one another?ARC responsibilities are to assist all people inneed.Clients of the ARC require proof/documentation inneed of local social programs such as: housing,food, clothing, utility support, etc...ARC also provides social support to:− Accident victims− War Veterans− Homeless− Disaster Victims
  5. 5. What types of healhcare aid do victimsreceive?ARC is protected and must comply with the antitrust and insider trading laws. Donations mustundergo legal tender, confidential company/clientinformation.Previously had history of financial investments(conflict interests) which made affiliations withother companies that created stifles and conflicts incompetitive stands.
  6. 6. Does Patient Self-Determination Act playinto the ARC?Yes, the Patient Self-Determination Act does applyto the ARC. They undergo – blood transfers,transfusions, cancer research/aide, and worksalongside other medical institutions to aide inpatient/client/victims of cancer.PSD Act covers: Right to decide: accept/refusetreatment; formulate directives; and institutions haveto abide by all PSD Act policies.Also aides in low income families seek alternativesources for medical care.
  7. 7. What treatment procedure does the ARCundergo?ARC treatment procedure:− Mainly consists of blood donations. (Need at least120 donations of blood per day to keep up with thedemand). For just one victims, at least 6 units ofblood packs are needed on average to save a life.− Plasma Services− Nucleic Acid Testing− Leukoreduction (Anti-Cancer)− Other therapies (Mental and physical support)
  8. 8. Promotional Videohttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jEq9RhBRUUE
  9. 9. ReferencesJill B. TroutmanProven Fund Raising & PR Professional - American RedCrossHarrisburg, Pennsylvania Area Nonprofit OrganizationManagement"Stay Informed." Lancaster Red Cross. N.p., n.d. Web. 09 May2013."Latest News." American Red Cross. N.p., n.d. Web. 09 May 2013.Pozgar, George D., and Nina M. Santucci. Legal Aspects of HealthCare Administration. Gaithersburg, MD: Aspen, 1996. Print.
  10. 10. ReferencesJill B. TroutmanProven Fund Raising & PR Professional - American RedCrossHarrisburg, Pennsylvania Area Nonprofit OrganizationManagement"Stay Informed." Lancaster Red Cross. N.p., n.d. Web. 09 May2013."Latest News." American Red Cross. N.p., n.d. Web. 09 May 2013.Pozgar, George D., and Nina M. Santucci. Legal Aspects of HealthCare Administration. Gaithersburg, MD: Aspen, 1996. Print.

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