Unit 9 Taylor Chpt 8

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Unit 9 Taylor Chpt 8
2011-10-17 00:18:08
Unit Taylor Chapter

Unit 9 Taylor Chapter 8
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  1. healthcare settings located in areas that are convenient for people to walk into and receive care; may be provided in hospitals, clinics, or centers
    Ambulatory care
  2. the process of coordinating an individual’s healthcare for the purpose of maximizing positive outcomes and
    containing costs
    Case management
  3. the person who uses healthcare services (the patient)
  4. classification of patients by major medical diagnosis for the purpose of standardizing healthcare cost
    Diagnosis-related group (DRG)
  5. a type of end of life care for a person who is terminally ill
  6. 1. Patients are kept as free of pain as possible so
    they may die comfortably and with dignity
    2. Patients receive continuity of care, are not
    abandoned, and do not lose personal identity
    3. Patients retain as much control as possible over
    decisions regarding their care and are allowed to refuse further life-prolonging technologic interventions
    4. Patients are viewed as individuals with personal
    fears, thoughts, feelings, values and hope
  7. person who enter a healthcare setting for a stay
    ranging from 24 hours to many years
  8. facilities for long-term care that provide healthcare and help with activities of daily living for people of any age who are physically or mentally unable to independently care for themselves
    Long-term care
  9. an organized, high-quality, cost-effective system of healthcare that influences that section and use of healthcare services of a population
    Managed care
  10. Title XIX (Social Security Act, 1965) to make healthcare available to those people with less than the minimum income who do not qualify for Medicare
  11. title XIX (social security act, 1965) to provide a measure of health coverage to all Social Security recipients
  12. person who requires healthcare services but does not need to stay in an institution for those services
  13. (hospice care) taking care of the whole person; body, mind, spirit, heart and soul, with the goal of giving patients with life threatening illnesses the best quality of life they can have through the aggressive management of symptoms
    Palliative care
  14. essential healthcare based on practical, scientifically sound, an socially acceptable methods and technology, made universally accessible through the community’s full participation and at a cost the community can afford
    Primary healthcare
  15. a type of care provided for caregivers of homebound ill, disabled, or elderly
    Respite care