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Mh0052 hospital organization, operations and planning

  1. 1. Dear students get fully solved assignments Send your semester & Specialization name to our mail id : or call us at : 08263069601 ASSIGNMENT DRIVE FALL PROGRAM SUBJECT CODE & NAME BK ID CREDITS MARKS 2013 MBADS – (SEM 3/SEM 5) MBAN2 / MBAHCSN3 / MBAFLEX – (SEM 3) PGDHSMN – (SEM 1) MH0052 - Hospital Organization, Operations and Planning B1213 4 60 Note: Answer all questions. Kindly note that answers for 10 marks questions should be approximately of 400 words. Each question is followed by evaluation scheme. Q.1 Define a hospital. Discuss the various functions of hospital. Answer : Hospital : A hospital is a health care institution providing patient treatment by specialized staff and equipment. Hospitals are usually funded by the public sector, by health organizations (for profit or non profit), health insurance companies, or charities, including direct charitable donations. Historically, hospitals were often founded and funded by religious orders or charitable individuals and leaders. Today, hospitals are largely staffed by professional physicians, surgeons, and nurses, whereas in the past, this work was usually performed by the Q. 2. List the various committees in a hospital setting. Discuss the factors that affect the effectiveness of committees. Answer : Listing the various committees : 1. Medical Executive Committee 2. Ethics Committee: 3. The Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee 4. The Infection Control Committee. 5. Safety Committee/ Employee Hospital waste management Health Committee: 6. Budget/Finance and Audit Committee: 1. Medical Executive Committee:
  2. 2. Q.3 Explain the process of material management in a hospital. Answer: Overview of material management : Materials management is an important issue for healthcare systems because it influences clinical and financial outcomes. Before selecting, adapting and implementing leading or optimized practices, a good understanding of processes and activities has to be developed. In real applications, the information flows and business strategies involved are different from hospital to hospital, depending on context, culture and available resources; it is therefore difficult to find a comprehensive and exhaustive description of processes, even more so a clear formalization of them. Processes and Explanation : 1. Purchasing: Q.4 Discuss in brief the planning, design and staffing of a billing department in a hospital. Answer :Brief outline of billing department: The decision on how to bill, file insurance claims, document these claims, and finally to collect on these claims is one of the most important decisions a Hospitalist practice will make, second only to selecting the best physicians to practice as Hospitalists. Good billing services can make the difference between success and failure of your program. Explanation of planning billing department : Some hospitals have set up well-run Management Services Organizations (MSOs) or have retooled their billing departments to meet physician Q.5 Discuss the managerial skills required to be possessed by a health service manager. Answer : 3 categories of managerial skills : A manager's role is varied and complex. Managers need certain skills to perform the duties and activities associated for being a manager. There are three basic skills : 1. Management skills 2. Communication skills 3. Conceptual skills Explanation : Healthcare managers plan, coordinate
  3. 3. Q.6 Imagine that you are appointed as a consultant for setting up a Radiology and X-ray unit in a tertiary care teaching hospital. What are the planning considerations you have to keep in your mind before executing the task? Answer : Importance of Radiology and X-ray unit in a hospital : The imaging department within a hospital or as a stand-alone centre can be treated as a separate business as it is a big profit centre. Apart from providing routine and specialised diagnostic services with imaging technique for indoor, out-patients and walk-in patients it also provides therapeutic services like radio therapy, nuclear medicine as well as interventional radiography. This acts as a big source of revenue generation for a hospital or a stand-alone centre with high profitability . Dear students get fully solved assignments Send your semester & Specialization name to our mail id : or call us at : 08263069601