There are wide economic and cultural gaps between patients and healthcare workers and hence moral judgments are often made in regard to the actions of patients. Essentially healthcare workers should not rigidly stick to the western health care system only in dealing with patients since there are other means that are not necessarily related to medical science alone in stakeholders that affect patient care techniques. The patient must be treated by all means as a human being who has a life that extends beyond the environs of the hospital. Health care implies a face to face relationship with patients in keeping with their specific needs.
Vision and mission before developing a project/plan
Before developing a project or plan for healthcare the vision and mission has to be decided. The basic objective being to engender a culture of collaboration and trust that is shared amongst all stakeholders in healthcare. The services rendered must enhance quality and affordability of caring, and individuals must be able to easily access their health records. The security, safety and privacy of all providers and consumers should be protected. The vision must incorporate promoting population health and facilitating efforts in conducting research in health related matters. A financially sustainable business model must be developed by the stake holders so that the services are well maintained in a consistent manner.
Trends supported in beliefs change
A person’s belief system plays a pivotal role in influencing his health since a belief is in fact a thought or cognition in being a psychological observable fact. Hence beliefs become very important when the health of one’s body and mind is being considered. The trends that support changes in beliefs are much influenced by the underlying relationship between behaviors, emotions and the belief system of individuals. Trends that support changes in beliefs have to be handled from the perspective of rational emotive and cognitive behavioral psychotherapy. Techniques of belief change have to be designed in facilitating changes in the behavioral and emotional responses of people who find them distressing.
Trends impacted by healthcare delivery
Major trends impacted by the health care industry are in the form of concierge medicine and medical tourism. These have been significantly impacted by the trends in the overall healthcare market and underwriting. There has been considerable growth in concierge medicine since 2004 which have resulted by way of social impact and the affects on traditional delivery systems. In regard to medical tourism there are lot of foreign providers of medical services that adopt different business models and quality. But despite the fact that with medical tourism there are some limitations in regard to lack of recourse to malpractices, new markets and capacities are growing rapidly and presently such a market is worth $2 billion.
Stakeholders and Consumer relationships drive changes in healthcare
More than ever before health care establishments require newer and creative strategies to innovate upon their businesses and to implement changes by effectively involving people in the change processes. Because of the challenges and priorities of leadership roles, the solutions and approaches have to be creative in exploiting the unique characteristics of the health care system. There is a lot of inter-dependence between departments, employees, and physicians which makes the changes difficult to bring about. The most reliable method to bring about positive change is to make people from different groups come together. Change initiatives also require the engagement of consumers according to their respective cultures since building such strategies into the initiatives proves to be very significant for all stakeholders.