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1 class periods of 45 minutes each
To describe hospital functions and characteristics. To explain hospital organization and management
Why are Medical Bills So High Video
Hospitals Are a Business student Handout
Demonstrate business management related to a healthcare environment.
Preview video to make sure technology is working.
Step 1: Show the video Why your hospital bill is so high. While watching the video, have students write down costs associated with hospitals that perhaps patients dont think about.
Step 2: Discuss the costs that students wrote down from the movie. Explain that a hospital is also a business, which requires money to come in to pay for overhead expenses, salaries, equipment, etc. Hospitals are also set up similar to other businesses, with careers available that are not commonly considered health care careers.
Step 3: Hospital management is set-up in different areas, including (but not limited to):
Step 4: Have the groups take turns telling about the department they were assigned, what that department does, and the ideas they came up with to help make your hospital successful.
Step 5: Remind the students that hospitals are a business and that it takes other non-health care related jobs to make a hospital run smoothly.