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you will explore the article from the perspective of one of the given roles. Select a different role.
For the duration of the discussion forum you will advocate and discuss the provided articles from one of the following perspectives.
Patient: This person wears the hat of the patient or consumer of health care services. In this role issues from the patient and/or family perspective are addressed, such as access to care, their experience receiving care, the cost of care and/or treatment, the role of their insurer.
Quality expert: This person wears the hat of a quality expert that leads quality & process improvement for health care organization. In this role, issues addressed include improving quality scores, reducing readmissions, infections, and other harms toward advancing the triple aim and will position organization as demonstrated leaders in quality and safety.
Chief Executive Officer: This person wears the hat of the leader of the health care organization and provides overall direction within guidelines as governed by a board of directors. They have the responsibility to ensure almost every aspect of how hospitals perform is working efficiently, while leading strategic development and relationship building with internal and external stakeholders for long-term success.
Insurance Company: This person wears the hat of the insurance company responsible for paying for care on behalf of the patient. In this role issues from the insurer’s perspective are addressed, such as volume, type and level of care received and whether premiums paid are adequate.
Provider: This person wears the hat of the health professional(s) providing the care (could include doctors, mid-level practitioners, pharmacists, nurses) and the provider organization (hospital, clinic, professional group) they are employed by or affiliated with. In this role issues from the provider’s perspective are addressed, such as limitations imposed by insurer’s, lack of patient engagement or poor use of health care services, and weighing the cost/benefit of a recommended course of action.
Chief Financial Officer: This person wears the hat of the CFO who is accountable for ensuring sound financial operations and organizational growth and stability. In this role issues from the CFO’s perspective are addressed, such as the cost of services, the rates of reimbursement from the insurer, and the impact of shifts in the environment (consolidation, government forces etc).