3rd Sem MH – Spring 2016

DRIVE- spring 2016

 

PROGRAM- MBA (Sem 3), MBADS (Sem 3 / Sem 5), PGDHSMN (Sem 1)

 

SUBJECT CODE & NAME- MH0051 – Health Administration

 

BOOK ID- B1212

 

CREDIT & MARKS-4 Credits, 60 marks

 

Q1. Explain the healthcare delivery systems in India and their functions.

(Listing the healthcare delivery systems, Explanation with functions)

Ans.

Healthcare delivery systems

In India Healthcare Delivery system is represented by five major sectors or agencies that differ from each other by the health

 

 

Q2. Discuss the National health programs for blindness and cancer.

(Explanation of National health programs for blindness. Explanation of National health programs for cancer)

Ans.

National health programs for blindness

Vision loss from cataract is one of the chief reasons of blindness in India. One and a half million new cases of cataract blindness occur every year, and affect individuals, families, and communities. The greater part of people with cataract blindness live in rural areas where their blindness is related to poverty, lack of

 

Q.3:List the occupational diseases most prevalent in work place. Discuss their prevention methods.

Listing the occupational diseases most prevalent in work place

Explanation of prevention methods of any 4 occupational diseases
ANS:

 

Listing the occupational diseases most prevalent in work place:

The most common type of occupational diseases are:

  • Multiple Chemical Sensitivity Syndrome (MCS)
  • Sick

 

Q4. Define health insurance. Explain the relationship and problems in hospitals/TPAs and Insurance companies.

(Definition, Explanation of relationship between hospitals/TPAs and Insurance companies Explanation of problems between hospitals/TPAs and Insurance companies) 1,4,5

Ans.

Definition

Health insurance is insurance that pays for medical expenses. It is sometimes used more broadly to include insurance covering disability or long-term nursing or custodial care needs. It may be provided through a government-sponsored social insurance program, or from private insurance companies. It may be bought

 

 

Q.5:Discuss the government programs for nurturing newborns.

Listing the government programs for nurturing newborns

Explanation of programs for nurturing newborns

 

ANS:

 

Listing the government programs for nurturing newborns:

  • Home-based new born care

 

 

 

Q.6: Explain the management methods and techniques of health planning.

Mentioning the management methods and techniques

Explanation of management methods and techniques

 

ANS:

 

Mentioning the management methods and techniques:

Management

 

DRIVE- spring 2016

 

PROGRAM- MBA (Sem 3), MBADS (Sem 3 / Sem 5), PGDHSMN (Sem 1)

 

SUBJECT CODE & NAME- MH0052 – Hospital Organization, Operations and Planning

 

BOOK ID- B1213

 

CREDIT & MARKS-4 Credits, 60 marks

 

 

Q1. Classify hospitals and explain the various functions of hospitals.

(Classification of hospitals, Explanation of various functions of hospitals)_6,4

Ans.

Classification of hospital

There are different classifications of a hospital, based on objectives; size of hospital; system of medicine followed; level of care provided; nature of ownership and revenue generation.

 

Q.2: Define medical record. Describe the policies and procedures adopted in the medical records department.

Definition

Listing the various policies and procedures

Explanation of various policies and procedures of the MRD

 

ANS:

 

Definition:

A „medical record‟ is defined as a systematic documentation of patient personal/social data along with history of his/her ailments, clinical findings, investigations, diagnosis, treatment given, follow-up and final

 

 

Q.3: Discuss the essential principles for managing hospital materials.

Listing the 7 essential principles

Explanation of 7 essential principles

 

ANS:

 

Listing the 7 essential principles:

The seven underlying principles are Quantity, Price, Source, Delivery Methods, People and the most

 

Q.4: Discuss in brief the planning, design and staffing of a billing department in a hospital.

Brief outline of billing department

Explanation of planning billing department

Explanation of designing billing department

Explanation of staffing billing department

 

ANS:

 

Brief outline of billing department:

The Central billing department plays an important role, as liaison office between the management and the

 

Q5. Discuss the objectives and principles of hospital planning.

(Explanation of objectives, Explanation of principles)5,5

Ans.

Objective

The main objectives of hospital planning are:

  1. To provide more hospital-beds for the community.
  2. Modern day hospitals are heading towards providing institutionalized care

 

Q6. Imagine that you are appointed as a consultant for setting up pharmacy in a tertiary care teaching hospital. What are the planning considerations you have to keep in your mind before executing the task?

(Importance of pharmacy in a hospital, Planning considerations)2,8

Ans.

The organizational structure in a tertiary care

 

DRIVE- Spring 2016

PROGRAM- MBA (Sem 3), MBADS (Sem 3 / Sem 5), PGDHSMN (Sem 1)

SUBJECT CODE & NAME- MH0053 – Hospital & Healthcare Information Management

BOOK ID- B1214

CREDIT & MARKS-4 Credits, 60 marks

Q.1: Explain the domains and benefits of Health Management Information System (HMIS). (3, 7)

A Domains of Health Management Information System

Benefits of Health Management Information System

 

Answer:

Domains of Health Management Information System:

The data needed in a comprehensive health management information system ranges from birth, morbidity and mortality data, to type and location of

 

 

Q.2:  Discuss the issues with the existing HMIS in India. (10)

A Discussing all the categories of issues

 

Answer:

Discussing all the categories of issues:

There are several problems associated with the existing HMIS in India. To facilitate elaborate discussion, we can classify them into structural, procedural, technological and human resources related issues. The available research findings suggest that HMIS in many of the African and Asian countries is very weak and suffers the same limitations as India.

Some

 

 

Q.3: Discuss the important applications of Hospital Information System. (10)

Discussing 10 important applications

 

Answer:

Discussing 10 important applications:

Patient Management

 allows a wide variety of interactive enquiries into patient data with the data provided in line and update in real time.

 Allows monitoring of clinical and financial information flowing into patient database and checks completeness and status of

 

 

Q.4: Explain the various modules of Hospital Information System. (10)

A Explanation of 10 important modules of Hospital Information System

 

Answer:

Explanation of 10 important modules of Hospital Information System

The following is a list of various hospital management and information modules and their respective functions and salient features.

Central

 

 

Q.5: Discuss the components of quality assurance in health care. (2, 8)

Mentioning the various components of quality assurance in healthcare

Explanation of the components of quality assurance in healthcare

 

ANS:

Mentioning the various components of quality assurance in healthcare:

The main four components of Quality Assurance (QA) include

 

 

Q.6:  Explain Telemedicine in detail. (10)

A Explaining all the important aspects of telemedicine

 

Answer:

Explaining all the important aspects of telemedicine

Telemedicine is a part of E-health. Telemedicine is the exchange of medical information through an audiovisual medium. It is usually done when the

 

DRIVE- Spring 2016

 

PROGRAM- MBA (Sem 3), MBADS (Sem 3 / Sem 5), PGDHSMN (Sem 1)

 

SUBJECT CODE & NAME- MH0054 – Finance, Economics and Planning in Healthcare Services

 

BOOK ID- B1215

 

CREDIT & MARKS-4 Credits, 60 marks

 

Q1. Discuss the importance of financial information in healthcare organisations. Add a note on elements of the financial reports.

(Brief explanation of the importance of financial information in healthcare organizations, Explanation of the elements of the financial reports)

Ans.

Importance of financial information in healthcare organizations

Healthcare organisations are quite similar to most large business corporations. Running them efficiently means putting in place of a Financial Information System (FIS) that operates effectively on all levels, from individual

 

Q.2: Explain the claims process in healthcare organisations.

Explaining the claim process for cashless hospitalization and claim reimbursement

 

ANS:

 

Explaining the claim process for cashless hospitalization and claim reimbursement:

 

Cashless hospitalisation

To avail cashless hospitalization treatment at network hospitals:

Step 1: The insurance company provides the list of network hospitals offering cashless facility for

 

Q.3: Discuss the types of taxes. Add a note on service tax on healthcare organisations.

Types of taxes

Service tax on healthcare organizations

 

ANS:

 

Types of taxes:

There are basically two types of taxes, Direct and Indirect taxes. Directtaxes are collected by the government directly from the tax payer through levies such as income tax, wealth tax and interest tax.

 

 

Q.4: Explain different methods of evaluation of healthcare services.

Listing the different methods of evaluation of healthcare services

Explanation of methods of evaluation of healthcare services

 

ANS:

Listing the different methods of evaluation of healthcare services:

  1. Marginal analysis
  2. Cost-effectiveness
  3. Cost-benefits analysis
  4. Cost-utility analysis

 

 

 

 

Q.5: Define cost accounting. Explain the various categories of costs.

Definition of cost accounting

Mentioning various categories of costs

Explanation of various categories of costs

 

ANS:

 

Definition of cost accounting:

Cost accounting is the classification, recording and appropriate allocation of expenditure for the

 

Q.6: Explain the importance of healthcare planning. Add a note of types of healthcare planning.

Importance of healthcare planning

Types of healthcare planning

 

ANS:

 

Importance of healthcare planning:

Healthcare planning is done to meet the health care needs of target population. There are a wide variety of health care systems around the world. In some nations, the healthcare system planning is distributed among