Managed Care Today targets managed care providers whose aim is to reduce the cost of providing health benefits, improve the quality of patient care, control inpatient admissions and lengths of stay, establish cost-sharing incentives for outpatient surgery, and manage the high cost of health care cases.
Managed Care programs have a set of designated doctors and health care facilities and put an emphasis on preventative care. Provider networks can be used to reduce costs by negotiating favorable fees from providers, selecting cost effective providers, and creating financial incentives for providers to practice more efficiently.
Health Maintenance Organization - HMO
Preferred Provider Organization - PPO
Exclusive Provider Organization
Point of Service POS
Healthcare professionals must express a high degree of empathy for others. In addition to medical and healthcare knowledge, they must also be strong in communication, leadership, organized, detail oriented, and critical thinking. Some medical service providers may work to promote general health by educating the public on warning signs and symptoms of health related problems.
These healthcare professionals are required to attend continuing education classes to maintain their certification, depending on where they practice. Many also belong to professional organizations to maintain professional credentials.
These seasoned professionals embrace healthcare with diversity, equity, and try to achieve a work/life balance. They look to achieve a deeper knowledge in their field. Also by using career advancement resources such as online continuing education or certificate programs, social networking sites to make personal and professional connections, attending trade shows, and networking at industry events, these professionals achieve a deeper knowledge in their field.
This list is ideal for any medical or health care industry continuing education courses, medical supplies, business publications, office supply catalogs, uniform catalogs, insurance, and credit card offers.