Health Systems MGT

QUESTION 1

Acts of malpractice and professional misbehavior conducted by physicians, as well as other healthcare professionals, can be made known to other people by accessing the National Practitioner Data Bank as a result of which Act:

(from Dr. Thorn – background info for HCA international students: a bill is a proposed idea under consideration by US Congress. Once passed by Congress and President it becomes law. Once a bill has been enacted into law, it is called an Act)

o Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA).

o The Health Care Quality Improvement Act of 1986.

o Hill-Burton Act.

o Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act (PSQIA)

QUESTION 2

______ has the greatest impact on the quality and quantity of care given in a hospital.

o The nursing staff.

o The medical staff.

o An allied health personnel such as a chiropractor or psychologist.

o The hospital administration. 

QUESTION 3

Each of the 16 Myers-Briggs personality types can be a leader, but every type is going to lead a little bit differently.

o True 

o False

QUESTION 4

Mid-level Practitioner includes all of these, EXCEPT:

o Nurse Practitioner 

o Physician Assistant 

o Certified Nurse-midwife

o Hospitalist 

QUESTION 5 

Having a _________ present during the birthing process can help lessen the ________.

o Pediatric nurse practitioner (NP); duration of labor and the use of operative devices.

o Certified nurse anesthetist (CAN); use of sedation medications.

o Certified nurse-midwife; duration of labor & the need for pain medication.

o Physician assistant (PA); level of pain.

QUESTION 6

The scope of practice for a Physician Assistant (PA) includes the following medical field(s):

o Emergency medicine 

o Family medicine 

o Pediatrics 

o Dermatology 

o None of the above

o All of the above 

QUESTION 7

After graduating from medical school, a physician must complete a multi-year residency program in a teaching hospital. A first year resident is now called:

o Intern resident.

o PGY1 fellow.

o PGY1 resident.

o Chief resident.

QUESTION 8

Define a HOSPITALIST and list three (3) advantages this medical specialist brings to a hospital setting (four are listed in your textbook).

QUESTION 9

The medical staff of a hospital conducts the BUSINESS OF THE MEDICAL STAFF through which of the following medical staff committee(s):

o Medical quality improvement committee.

o Medical records committee.

o Credentials committee

o Medical staff executive committee.

o All of the above plus MORE.

QUESTION 10

Exhibit 5-1 Status of Medical Staff Membership: Describe the difference between an “active or attending staff” physician versus a “consulting staff” physician. (2-4 sentence short answer response)