Question 1 2 out of 2 points
An HCO’s strategic foundation is defined by ongoing sets of specific decisions that must be a timely response to stakeholders’ changing needs. How is a successful decision measured?
Question 2 2 out of 2 points
What management entity is responsible for coordinating the design and operation of the HCO?
Question 3 2 out of 2 points
If a not-for-profit HCO offers an extensive inclusion of executive compensation packages what must they do in order to account for excess compensation and benefits?
Question 4 2 out of 2 points
Which stakeholders gain importance under the resource distribution perspective of governance?
Question 5 2 out of 2 points
Who are members of the governing board of a not-for-profit HCO that volunteer their time to the organization and are compensated only by the satisfaction they receive from this work?
Question 6 2 out of 2 points
What involves quantum shifts in service capabilities or market share usually by interaction with competitors, large-scale capital investments and revisions to several line activities?
Question 7 2 out of 2 points
What is used to identify immediate financial needs?
Question 8 2 out of 2 points
Which is an alternative approach to improving the profile of opportunities reflected in an environmental assessment?
Question 9 2 out of 2 points
What is a formal document of the governance procedures for physicians and others who provide care in an organization?
Question 10 2 out of 2 points
An example of the governing board’s function of ensuring the quality of clinical care is:
Question 11 2 out of 2 points
What type of program is designed to meet statutory and regulatory requirements?
Question 12 2 out of 2 points
A review of management compensation and incentives, evaluation of the competencies of management, identification of individual improvement opportunities and plans for skill enhancement are part of which plan?
Question 13 0 out of 2 points
A real or potential personal financial benefit that may accrue from a given board decision is called:
Question 14 2 out of 2 points
What have surveys of boards in other industries revealed?
Question 15 2 out of 2 points
Which is a model of a specific strategy or function that guides the design, operations and goal setting of an HCO?
Question 16 2 out of 2 points
What demonstrates an HCO’s timely contribution to excellent care?
Question 17 0 out of 2 points
What is an example of what an HCO must do to improve community health?
Question 18 2 out of 2 points
What type of process systematically employs a trial and error mechanism that recognizes uncertainty?
Question 19 0 out of 2 points
What skill level should perform tasks?
Question 20 2 out of 2 points
What makes recording patient information faster and more complete, and includes safeguards to improve accuracy?
Question 21 2 out of 2 points
What is the aim of a clinical improvement plan?
Question 22 2 out of 2 points
Formally established expectations that define the normal steps in the care of a clinically related group of patients describe which type of protocol?
Question 23 2 out of 2 points
What is the first purpose of clinical care in a community HCO?
Question 24 2 out of 2 points
Which protocol component is a statement clarifying clinical conditions that support the appropriate use of the protocol?
Question 25 2 out of 2 points
What are unique guideline comparisons that cover similar topics and highlight areas of similarity and differences?
Question 26 2 out of 2 points
What are counterindications?
Question 27 2 out of 2 points
Self examination for cancer is an example of what category of prevention?
Question 28 2 out of 2 points
Where do prevention opportunities originate?
Question 29 2 out of 2 points
What is an advantage of a formal affiliation with a larger health care center over individual patient referrals to specialists?
Question 30 2 out of 2 points
Why would an HCO advertise its core values?