Week 7 Discussion

HSM 541 Health Services System

Week 7 Discussion

DQ1 HEALTHCARE RESEARCH AND EBM (EVIDENCE-BASED MEDICINE)

Welcome to week 7! Why is healthcare research, commonly referred to as evidence-based medicine (EBM), important to healthcare leaders? Give a specific example of a contemporary EBM or research discovery and tell us how it positively impacts various stakeholders (e.g., patients, providers, third-party payers, managers and leaders, legislators, etc.). Make sure to respond to other students’ posts as well so we can keep the discussion going. Please remember to refer to your syllabus for guidelines on frequency and quality of posts.

DQ2 HEALTHCARE LEADERSHIP

Welcome to week 7! Healthcare leadership has become increasingly challenging and complex in the 21st century. How does a leader’s level of cultural competence, health literacy, and healthcare ethics impact a specific type of healthcare organization (specify)? What are the characteristics of healthcare organizations that make successful leadership more difficult? Make sure to respond to other students’ posts as well so we can keep the discussion going. Please remember to refer to your syllabus for guidelines on frequency and quality of posts