HCS/531 DISCUSSION QUESTION - 26307

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1-    The changes in health care delivery environments have resulted in positive clinical and financial outcomes across the continuum of care. Homecare is an example of an environment that is being used more in the industry. What are the services provided by homecare? Are there financial benefits to using homecare services? 

2-    It is believed the Internet, telehealth, and new clinical information technology will begin to change the strategies and market structure in health care. How would this affect the health care institutions? Why? Do you believe this would be a positive change? Explain.

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1-    The changes in health care delivery environments have resulted in positive clinical and financial outcomes across the continuum of care. Homecare is an example of an environment that is being used more in the industry. What are the services provided by homecare? Are there financial benefits to using homecare services? 

Homecare is a health care service that patients can choose where they stay at their home to receive care. If homecare was not available, these patients would have to receive care at other institutions, such as nursing home, or hospitals. Some of the services that home health care provide include monitoring and providing medications, all physical care that is needed such as bathing, chores around the house, even cooking, shopping and transportation. They also provide some types of rehabilitation, such as, speech therapist, physical therapist, as well as occupational therapist. Although most homecare agencies do not provide all these services, but they usually help set up those services for the patients. Using homecare services can provide some financial benefits for patients. The reason for