Assignment 1 – Course Project

07 Mar

Assignment 1 – Course Project


You are required to complete a project for this course. Please review the assignment instructions below and begin by selecting your topic. The course project must include at least the following sections; you may want to include others if you deem them appropriate:


  1. Introduction
  2. Challenges and Problems (associated with your topic)
  3. Review of the Literature
  4. Critical Analysis of Challenges/Problems
  5. Recommended Solutions
  6. Implementation of Solutions
  7. Justification of Solutions
  8. Conclusion
  9. References


Some possible course project topics for your consideration are listed below:


 Managed care impacts on healthcare finance

 The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and healthcare finance

 Hospital ownership types and impacts on healthcare finance

 Presenting hospital financial statements

 Strategic financial planning for healthcare organizations

 Financial management of home health care

 Financial management of ambulatory surgery

 Financial management of clinics

 Financial management of physician practices

 Flexible budgeting for healthcare organizations

 Capital budgeting for healthcare organizations

 Information management for healthcare organizations

 Principles and practices for hospital auditing


The course project must be seven to ten pages, double-spaced, not counting the cover page and the references pages. You must use at least five outside sources for your course project beyond the course textbook. Web resources and professional journal articles will be key sources in researching your topic. All sources used must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying APA citations.


Assignment 2 – Reflection Paper


Discuss the need for hospital and physician professional liability coverage (malpractice insurance) in American health care today. Make sure to cover the following points:


 Why is malpractice coverage so extremely expensive today?

 Do you feel that the need for liability insurance adds to or detracts from the patient care that is provided?


Your response should be at least one page in length. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations per APA standards.

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Posted by on March 7, 2017 in Academic Writing


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