Healthcare Utilization and Finance

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Essay #: 068309
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Healthcare Utilization and Finance
How should the nurse manager respond to help Alice understand healthcare economics and its implications for Alice’s practice at the bedside (suggested length of 1 paragraph)?
The nurse manager should inform Alice that the total expenditure of the unit includes the expenditure from the needs of the unit and by reducing the costs of the unit she will be able to avoid budget cuts that will ultimately affect the staff hours and salaries (Dunham-Taylor & Pinczuk, 2006). The nurse manager can explain that without reducing the non-salary costs of the units she may have to reduce the number of hours that the nurse’s work and the nursing staff will be overworked.
B.  Read the scenario provided, and respond in...
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