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Developing A Blueprint For Health Equity Programs And Investigating Interventions And Metrics, Belita Strudwick 2023 Medical University of South Carolina

Developing A Blueprint For Health Equity Programs And Investigating Interventions And Metrics, Belita Strudwick

MUSC Theses and Dissertations

Racial and ethnic minority groups and rural and low-income populations are examples of populations who continue to experience health disparities despite policy mandates to eliminate them. This doctoral project will provide a foundational blueprint to aid health plans in addressing and improving health equity internally and with external stakeholders. The blueprint will be based on research comparing the robust health equity initiatives of four states to the NCQA national guidelines. The barriers to achieving and recommendations for advancing the field of health equity by implementing and analyzing policies and data that target health disparities through improved access to quality care …


Esg Scores Impact On U.S. Insurance Companies’ Financial Performance, Franceska Xhafa 2023 Sacred Heart University

Esg Scores Impact On U.S. Insurance Companies’ Financial Performance, Franceska Xhafa

Doctoral Dissertations (DBA)

This paper examines the impact of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) scores on U.S. insurance companies' financial performance and is among the first to do so. The existing literature has sundry conclusions on whether there is any impact; this study intends to add to the existing literature to elucidate an answer. In this study, the financial ratio, net profit margin, is used as the dependent variable. The ESG score, governance score, and governance metrics such as the number of independent directors on the audit committee, size of the compensation committee, board size, and the number of executives are used as …


New Dentists’ Most-Asked Legal Questions, Daniel Schulte JD 2023 Kerr Webber

New Dentists’ Most-Asked Legal Questions, Daniel Schulte Jd

The Journal of the Michigan Dental Association

This feature addresses new dentists' most frequently asked legal questions, offering concise answers to guide them. Topics include licensing requirements, dental record maintenance, accommodations for hearing-impaired and non-English proficient patients, the enforceability of covenants not to compete, the necessity of written employment agreements, responding to bad dental work, reporting suspected abuse, prescribing drugs to friends and family, contract terms with dental plans, and handling suspected employee theft. The article emphasizes the importance of understanding legal aspects to navigate a dental career successfully.


Risk Management Meets Politics And The General Public: Is Risk Management Increasing Risk, Rodger Singley 2023 Illinois State University

Risk Management Meets Politics And The General Public: Is Risk Management Increasing Risk, Rodger Singley

Annual Symposium on Biomathematics and Ecology Education and Research

No abstract provided.


Staff Matters: How Can We Be More Creative With Our Benefits?, Jodi Schafer SPHR, SHRM-SCP 2023 HRM Services

Staff Matters: How Can We Be More Creative With Our Benefits?, Jodi Schafer Sphr, Shrm-Scp

The Journal of the Michigan Dental Association

As open enrollment for health benefits approaches, this column discusses creative and cost-effective benefit offerings to attract and retain employees. The focus is on innovative benefits beyond traditional health, life insurance, and retirement plans. Suggestions include pet insurance, paid volunteer time, lunch and learn sessions, and flexible scheduling to accommodate employees' needs, particularly working parents and those with caregiving responsibilities. The importance of seeking employee input in benefit planning is emphasized for discovering practical, employee-desired options.


Insurance, Policy, And Education For Livestock Producers, Milan Chauhan, Bradley Lubben 2023 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Insurance, Policy, And Education For Livestock Producers, Milan Chauhan, Bradley Lubben

Cornhusker Economics

Federal crop insurance programs have existed since the 1930s, but for livestock producers, federal insurance programs were virtually nonexistent until the past 20 years. Livestock producers may not face exactly the same production risks that crop producers face, but they do face similar production risks related to grazing capacity and forage production and of course face price risks just like crop producers do.


Online Real-Life Situation Questionnaires To Develop Top-Down Reading Skill, Erni Adelina, Peny Meliaty Hutabarat 2023 Teaching and Learning Program, College of Education and Human Ecology, The Ohio State University

Online Real-Life Situation Questionnaires To Develop Top-Down Reading Skill, Erni Adelina, Peny Meliaty Hutabarat

Jurnal Vokasi Indonesia

The top-down reading approach is generally applied in upper-intermediate to advanced ESL classes. The approach is thought to be too overwhelming for students who are at pre-intermediate, intermediate, or even beginner levels. Instructors may think that involving students’ background information or past knowledge in a passage topic will be burdensome for ESL students in a lower-level class. As a matter of fact, many students in any level of English class were experiencing or questioning the same issues in their routines. Separating students’ past knowledge from reading activity is impossible. This study was conducted to find out students’ past experience or …


Modelling Climate Litigation Risk For (Re)Insurers, Martin Lockman 2023 Columbia Law School, Sabin Center for Climate Change Law

Modelling Climate Litigation Risk For (Re)Insurers, Martin Lockman

Sabin Center for Climate Change Law

In response to the growing threat of climate change, the insurance industry has made significant investments in modelling and quantifying physical climate risks. However, the emerging risk of climate litigation has proven particularly difficult to model. In 2015 Mark Carney, then-Governor of the Bank of England and Chairman of the Financial Stability Board, warned that climate litigation poses “long-tail risks” for insurers that may be “significant, uncertain and non-linear.” Since that warning, the number of climate-related cases has more than doubled, and the scope and financial significance of climate litigation has become increasingly clear. However, insurers and regulators still struggle …


Tinjauan Analisis Desain Grafis Pada Konten Infografis Transportasi Darat Instagram Dewan Transportasi Kota Jakarta: Studi Kasus Tahun 2021, Hardika Widi Satria, Putri Ayu Ningtyas, Muhammad Anas Ramadhan Sumirat 2023 Program Studi Periklanan Kreatif, Universitas Indonesia

Tinjauan Analisis Desain Grafis Pada Konten Infografis Transportasi Darat Instagram Dewan Transportasi Kota Jakarta: Studi Kasus Tahun 2021, Hardika Widi Satria, Putri Ayu Ningtyas, Muhammad Anas Ramadhan Sumirat

Jurnal Vokasi Indonesia

Paper ini membahas desain grafis di dunia periklanan dan pemasaran. Desain Grafis menggunakan kata, gambar dan elemen grafis untuk berkomunikasi serta merupakan bagian dari ekspresi verbal-visual. Infografis saat ini banyak diaplikasikan di dunia periklanan. Dewan Transportasi Kota Jakarta (DTKJ) berusaha membangun brand awareness melalui medium infografis. Infografis yang dibuat merupakan infografis mengenai transportasi darat yang dibuat secara berkelanjutan, berisi tentang ketersediaan transportasi, rute transportasi, jam transportasi, kondisi transportasi, dan kebijakan mengenai transportasi guna membangun brand DTKJ itu tersendiri menjadi sebuah instansi mengenai transportasi di DKI Jakarta yang menarik, aktif, dan sustainable. Instagram digunakan oleh DTKJ sebagai salah satu pendekatan social …


Lingkungan Kerja, Employee Engagement Dan Kepuasan Kerja Karyawan Non Medis Di Rs Hermina Bogor, Nur Fadilah Dewi, Ressa Maharani 2023 Program Pendidikan Vokasi, Universitas Indonesia

Lingkungan Kerja, Employee Engagement Dan Kepuasan Kerja Karyawan Non Medis Di Rs Hermina Bogor, Nur Fadilah Dewi, Ressa Maharani

Jurnal Vokasi Indonesia

Kualitas pelayanan kesehatan di rumah sakit dapat ditingkatkan melalui lingkungan kerja, employee engagement dan kepuasan kerja yang merupakan faktor penting dalam meningkatkan kinerja karyawan. Lingkungan kerja sangat berpengaruh dalam diri karyawan dan yang berada di sekitarnya dalam menjalani tugas-tugasnya. Tujuan penelitian ini untuk mengetahui lingkungan kerja, employee engagement dan kepuasan kerja karyawan non medis di RS Hermina Bogor. Penelitian deskriptif kuantitatif pada karyawan non medis RS Hermina Bogor dengan sampel berjumlah 64 orang dengan instrumen kuesioner employee engagement. Hasil penelitian didapatkan persentase karyawan non medis untuk mengetahui lingkungan kerja, employee engagement dan kepuasan kerja dapat disimpulkan bahwa lingkungan kerja karyawan …


Pemeliharaan Berkala Generator Set Rumah Sakit, Amanda Deani, Elsa Roselina, Ari Nurfikri 2023 Program Pendidikan Vokasi, Universitas Indonesia

Pemeliharaan Berkala Generator Set Rumah Sakit, Amanda Deani, Elsa Roselina, Ari Nurfikri

Jurnal Vokasi Indonesia

Generator set (genset) merupakan utilitas rumah sakit dan termasuk dalam pengawasan instalasi sarana prasarana rumah sakit. Keandalan waktu genset untuk memberikan suplai otomatis harus tercatat dan dievaluasi secara berkala, karena hal ini memengaruhi suplai listrik untuk peralatan medis yang berhubungan langsung dengan keselamatan pasien. Salah satu kegiatan yang harus disiplin dalam pelaksanaannya adalah pengisian checklist pemeliharaan. Penelitian ini dilakukan untuk mengetahui gambaran dalam pemeliharaan generator set secara berkala. Penelitian ini menggunakan metode kuantitatif. Data yang digunakan merupakan data sekunder yang meliputi data pemeliharaan, data operasional, dan data kerusakan genset Tahun 2021. Data yang dianalisis adalah perhitungan Specified Operating Time (SOT), …


North Central Extension Risk Management Education Center Helps Producers Manage Risks, Christine Lockert, Sheila Aikanathan Johnson, Bradley D. Lubben 2023 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

North Central Extension Risk Management Education Center Helps Producers Manage Risks, Christine Lockert, Sheila Aikanathan Johnson, Bradley D. Lubben

Cornhusker Economics

The Extension Risk Management Education (ERME) program, funded by USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture, provides training to help producers learn new strategies to manage complex and growing agricultural risks. ERME strives to achieve this goal by encouraging and funding innovative programs across the country and helping programs focus on tangible results. Four regional grant-making ERME Centers are located across the country at the University of Delaware (Northeast), the University of Arkansas (South), Washington State University (West) and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (North Central) along with a Digital Center at the University of Minnesota to help administer online application, …


Analisis Tren Saham Cfd, Forex Dan Kripto Menggunakan Pendekatan Fuzzy, Yulius Eka Agung Saputra 2023 Program Pendidikan Vokasi Universitas Indonesia

Analisis Tren Saham Cfd, Forex Dan Kripto Menggunakan Pendekatan Fuzzy, Yulius Eka Agung Saputra

Jurnal Vokasi Indonesia

Penelitian ini bertujuan untuk menemukan solusi untuk mengatasi ketidakpastian dalam menentukan waktu yang tepat untuk bertransaksi dan berinvestasi dalam produk derivatif perdagangan valas. Metode yang digunakan adalah dengan menguji beberapa indikator teknikal, seperti Ichimoku, KSA, Fuzzy Logic, dan Expert Advisors, pada semua pasangan yang diuji berdasarkan sesi (Jepang, London, AS). Hasilnya menunjukkan bahwa penggunaan kombinasi indikator teknikal ini dapat memberikan keuntungan maksimum dan kerugian tertunda minimum untuk semua pasangan yang diuji, sehingga dapat membantu para pedagang untuk menentukan kondisi yang tepat untuk berdagang dan berinvestasi yang diperkuat dengan nilai Mean Square Error (MSE) sebesar 5% dan Mean Absolute Percentage Error …


Doj Withdraws Healthcare Antitrust Protections, Lance Plunkett JD, LLM 2023 NYSDA

Doj Withdraws Healthcare Antitrust Protections, Lance Plunkett Jd, Llm

The New York State Dental Journal

DOJ has withdrawn longstanding antitrust guidance that provided safe harbors for specific conduct in the healthcare marketplace.


The Dark Side Of Leadership: Mid-Level Managers And Their Experience With Hubristic Behaviors Of Executives, Leili Sadaghiani 2023 UMass Global

The Dark Side Of Leadership: Mid-Level Managers And Their Experience With Hubristic Behaviors Of Executives, Leili Sadaghiani

Dissertations

Purpose: The purpose of the study is to identify the emotional reactions of mid-level managers to executives’ hubris behaviors in a corporate setting.

Methodology: This leadership study uses qualitative phenomenological methodology was executed to explore the lived experiences of mid-level managers with past executives who practiced hubristic behavior.

Findings: The findings of this research on the lived experiences of mid-level managers with hubristic behaviors of executives suggest that the lack of support lessens the mid-level manager’s confidence; with little support; the mid-level manager was either afraid to fight the executive or gave up trying; the mid-level manager faced stress even …


Is It Time To Rip Up Your Contract? Navigating Dental Plan Participation, Stephanie Smith 2023 Innovative Advisory Solutions

Is It Time To Rip Up Your Contract? Navigating Dental Plan Participation, Stephanie Smith

The Journal of the Michigan Dental Association

This article explores the importance of dental practice management and the potential benefits of breaking away from insurance company participation agreements. The author, a practice management coach, emphasizes the role of data analysis, effective communication, and patient-centered strategies in achieving practice independence. Key areas of focus include assessing practice performance, understanding insurance reimbursement rates, and enhancing accounts receivable processes. The article provides insights into strategically transitioning to non-participation with insurance plans while preserving patient relationships. It highlights the significance of transparent communication, staff training, and timing when considering such a transition.


Improving Access For Children And Adults With Disabilities Through Enhanced Commercial Benefits, Holli Seabury EdD, Jeff Johnston DDS, MS 2023 Delta Dental of Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana

Improving Access For Children And Adults With Disabilities Through Enhanced Commercial Benefits, Holli Seabury Edd, Jeff Johnston Dds, Ms

The Journal of the Michigan Dental Association

This article explores the critical issue of accessibility to oral healthcare for people with disabilities in the United States. Delta Dental of Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana has taken a step by providing enhanced commercial benefits to children and adults with disabilities. The article delves into the challenges faced by this vulnerable population, including cost barriers and transition issues, and discusses how expanded benefits and coding, along with special dental care provisions, aim to improve access. It emphasizes the importance of proper benefits verification and presents a case study illustrating the utilization of these benefits. The article highlights the need for …


March 2023, 2023 American Dental Association

March 2023

The Journal of the Michigan Dental Association

Every month, The Journal of the Michigan Dental Association brings news, information, and features about Michigan dentistry to our state's oral health community and the MDA's 6,200+ members across the state. No publication reaches more Michigan dentists!

In this issue, the reader will find the following original content:

  • A cover story on canceling provider agreements with dental plans.
  • A clinical update on when and how to use Silver Diamine Fluoride to manage carious lesions
  • News from Delta Dental on efforts to address access to care for disabled individuals through enhanced commercial dental benefits.
  • The value of focused counsel from a …


Prosedur Pengajuan Klaim Secara Offline Dan Online Terhadapprogram Pensiun Pertama Di Pt Taspen (Persero) Cabang Bogor, Fia Fridayanti Adam, Ilmarusyania Ilmarusyania 2023 Program Pendidikan Vokasi, Universitas Indonesia

Prosedur Pengajuan Klaim Secara Offline Dan Online Terhadapprogram Pensiun Pertama Di Pt Taspen (Persero) Cabang Bogor, Fia Fridayanti Adam, Ilmarusyania Ilmarusyania

Jurnal Vokasi Indonesia

PT TASPEN (Persero) merupakan Badan Usaha Milik Negara (BUMN) yang ditunjuk oleh pemerintah untuk melakukan penyelenggaraan dan pengelolaan Program Pensiun untuk Aparatur Sipil Negara (ASN). Program Pensiun bertujuan untuk memberikan penghasilan dan meningkatkan kesejahteraan pegawai saat berhenti bekerja atau memasuki usia pensiun. Salah satu jenis manfaat Program Pensiun yang diselenggarakan oleh PT TASPEN (Persero) adalah Program Pensiun Pertama yang bertujuan untuk memberikan hak pensiun setiap bulannya ketika peserta mencapai batas usia pensiun. Dalam pelaksanaan pengajuan klaim pensiun terdapat prosedur yang jelas dan sederhana untuk mencapai sistem pelayanan yang baik. Prosedur pengajuan di PT TASPEN (Persero) Cabang Bogor dapat dilakukan secara …


Model Spasial Data Panel: Indeks Harga Konsumenindonesia Di Masa Pandemi Covid-19, Debrina Vita Ferezagia, Dimas Anggara 2023 Program Pendidikan Vokasi, Universitas Indonesia, Depok, 16426, Indonesia

Model Spasial Data Panel: Indeks Harga Konsumenindonesia Di Masa Pandemi Covid-19, Debrina Vita Ferezagia, Dimas Anggara

Jurnal Vokasi Indonesia

Inflasi harga secara umum merupakan persentase perubahan indikator Indeks Harga Konsumen (IHK). Penelitian ini bertujuan untuk memodelkan indeks harga konsumen pada masa pandemi covid-19 . Data yang digunakan dalam penelitian ini bersumber dari data Badan Pusat Statistik yaitu: Indeks Harga Konsumen (IHK), harga beras, harga daging ayam ras, harga minyak goreng. Data yang bersumber dari Bank Indonesia yaitu jumlah uang yang beredar, tingkat suku bunga. Data yang bersumber dari Pusdatin Kementrian Kesehatan yaitu jumlah kasus terkonfirmasi positif covid 19. Peubah respons yang digunakan adalah IHK yang merupakan indikator terbaik yang mencerminkan perubahan harga eceran. Pendugaan parameter yang digunakan adalah model …


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