Support Live Chat
Nov 8, 2017 in Informative
Walk in Clinics as the Best Solution for the Vulnerable Population
The implementation plan would be dedicated to the walk in Minute Clinic in California for the colorectal cancer risk prevention among children with obesity.
First of all, in the scopes of this research paper, it is important to rely to the fact that the set of studies have proved that obesity is deeply interrelated with the high risk of developing several types of cancer: esophagus, colorectal, breast, kidney, thyroid, and gallbladder.
In addition, it is important to rely to the fact that in the timeframe of the last several decades, the total share of the overweight and obese among children has increased markedly. In addition, the obese people have got the higher probability of the coronary heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke, diabetes and a set of other chronic diseases (Parkin, 2002).
While taking in account the statistical data about the demographic situation in the region and the situation with the child diseases in particular, it is obvious that there is a need in additional child-oriented healthcare establishments in order to improve the current situation.
According to the study, which has been published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, those children, who have got the colorectal cancer are not tending to fare in the same manner as the adults with the disease. The core reasons for such trend are the following: tumors in children age are more aggressive; and the second one is the fact that there is a general trend that children are diagnosed later than the adults. There is a hypothesis that the colorectal cancer among children is also related to the obesity, even while taking in to account the fact that the frequency of this diseased is relatively low - one for 15 million of children (Paskett et al, 2007).
It is possible to hypothesize that the colorectal cancer among the children as it is deeply interrelated with the obesity; in the same manner as in the case with the adults, it is important to pay additional attention to the fact that currently, in the developed world and in the U.S. in particular, obesity in the children age is considered as the complex disorder. According to the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), the prevalence of obesity increases rapidly in all paediatric age groups. This factor does not depend on sex, race and ethnic. It is considered that the following factors play the role in the development of obesity: lifestyle, eating habits, metabolism, genetics and environment. At the same time according to the statistical data of the healthcare establishments, more than 90 percent of the colorectal cancer cases are idiopathic both among children and adults. Only 10 percent of the colorectal cancer cases are directly associated with the genetic or hormonal reasons. The specific aim of this study is evaluation of the rate of interrelation between the obesity and colorectal cancer among children.
Currently, the majority of the state population is living in the urban areas and, in turn, requires additional attention to the health condition of the urban population - air and water pollution do not make positive impact on the health condition of the local people. As a result of obesity, I would like to support the ratio of risk of the colorectal cancer among urban and local population with the diagram of the estimated percentage of children living in the urban and rural areas. In my opinion, children belong to the category of the patients, who require special medical attitude and treatment due to the fact that the process of their health formation takes its place at the moment. According to the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2009, American Community Survey definition, 7.9 percent of children, belonging to the groups of risk (0-17) live in the rural areas, and the rest 90 percent belongs to the urban population of the state (Bunce, 2006).
It is obvious that both urban and rural life has its pros and cons for the health condition; that is the main reason why special treatment is required in both cases. As an example, it is possible to consider the obesity. Approximately 55 percent of children from 2 to 19 years old are considered as the obese or overweight, and in the urban areas this number reaches 45 percent (Licie Pakard foundation official web site, 2011).
While taking into consideration the statistical data about the demographic situation in the region, and the situation with the child diseases in particular, it is obvious that there is a need in additional child-oriented healthcare establishments in order to improve the current situation.
In addition, there is a wide application of the health insurance in the state and in the case when it is not available, the treatment cannot be offered. Those families, who have not got the health insurance due to some reasons, cannot be provided with the healthcare services and in the case when their children become ill and need the professional aid, their parents have to go to the emergency rooms. That is why at the moment there is a demand for the healthcare establishments for children, which can combine the health insurance programs with providing the healthcare services on the ordinary conditions (First five California official web site, 2012).
That is why in the walk-in clinics children departments are required for the healthcare system in the region improvement. The core advantages of such healthcare establishment imply the following issues: the high quality of services, the possibility of being served without the medical insurance, and cost effective care, in the situations when the prompt consultation and treatment is needed in the cases of the life treating circumstances.
The personnel of such clinics are skillful and attentive to each patient. The humanity is the core value and the professional attribute of the physicians, employed in the walk-in clinics of Minute Clinic. In addition, the staff is board-certified and that is why the friendly and caring environment is provided for all the patients and for the children in particular. The approaches positive both for established and for the new patients; but in addition, the established patients are provided with the discount system and with the customer loyalty program.
In order to prove the competitive advantage of the Minute Clinics, I would like to compare them with usual emergency rooms, which serve those families that do not have the medical insurance. For those patients, who are already established in the Minute Clinics, there is a system of integrated electronic medical record. This system connects all the providers of the clinic to the common medical record, and that issue, in turn, provides the personnel and the patients of the clinic with a possibility of immediate availability of the decisions and treatment, made in the walk-in clinic by different specialists. This information may be applied into the practice with the 100 percent guarantee of their reliability and accuracy and that minimises the risk of medical failure. In addition, there is a possibility of using the state-of-the-art laboratory and ray in the case if it is needed urgently (Blumberg, 2006).
The last argument for the walk-in clinics’ competitive advantage is the fact that there is an established informational relationship with the primary care providers and the routine visits are simplified by such system. This issue, in turn, improves the quality of the treatment and its technical simplicity for the patient (Lorber, 2009).
That is why the parents of the children, who need the urgent care, can see the competitive advantages of such clinics and make their choice of whether to visit the emergency care room, or the walk-in clinics’ children care department.
The next issue, which requires additional attention in the scopes of implementation plan, is the fact that the service for the family care, and care for children in particular, does not require new buildings or establishing the new entities in the healthcare. It is the improvement and extending of the existing walk-in clinics services and that is why it does not require additional expenditures for the buildings or establishing the new entities.
The only issues needed are the following: the new data base implementation into the practice, employing the children's doctors’, and purchasing the special equipment for the children care.
The target audience of such services implies the families, which have not got the medical insurance due to some reasons: its high cost, lack of knowledge in the area of insurance, or some personal motives. Such families may be the families with the low income rate, or immigrants (Ulene, 2008).
Such clinicsare the integration of the multiple healthcare options: consultations of the professionals in the healthcare, providing the healthcare services; consultations for the pregnant women; diet and fitness consultations and urgent medical care (Cohen, 2010).
To conclude, I would like to say that the main competitive advantage of the practical implementation of the children care in the Minute Clinic in California is the meeting of the current demand of such service in the healthcare. Due to the fact that the expensive medical insurance covers all the expenditures of the treatment, the majority of families with the average or high income rate are satisfied by the currently existing situation, and at the same time, there is a paradox of the system when, in the case, the family does not possess the medical insurance, the treatment of all the members, and children in particular, is not the accessible service in the ordinary clinics.
That is why in the majority of cases, parents are trying to carry out the medical treatment of their kids at home, and that in turn, leads to the negative outcome for the health and further mental development of their children. Only in the emergency cases, they do visit the emergency rooms, where the specialists are not motivated to provide the extended and continuous treatment for the children.
That is why practical implementation of the children care in the Minute Clinic is the best possible solution for the families of immigrants, for the families with the low income rate, and for those people who are temporary located in the state of California, tourists in particular.
- Preventing Prison Riots
- Moby Dick: Argument on Whaling
- Polyvinyl Chloride
- Islam and Judaism
- Innovation Ecology
Customer`s comment 27 days ago
Big thanks to your writing team for coming through for me with my last order. I didn’t give them a lot of notice, but they were able to come up with a superb paper for me. This is the kind of service that I love. Sometimes, I get forgetful, and I forget when my paper due dates are. It is so comforting to know that I can be in a rush and contact Essays-Writer.net and that you will deliver a great paper for me, no matter what. The fact that you include an anti-plagiarism report is great, too. I appreciate knowing that my work is totally original. Essays-Writer.net rocks!
Customer`s comment 9 days ago
Your writers are masters at time management. I turned in an order for four very difficult papers, and they were all written perfectly, even with the short deadline notice. Thanks, Essays-Writer.net!
Customer`s comment 12 days ago
Your writing company delivers for me every time. I have never been disappointed.
Customer`s comment 28 days ago
I was happy with the two essays that your writers did for me. Even though the subject matter was quite dense, they managed to come up with high quality work. This has been my experience with Essays-Writer.net, over the long haul. Each and every time I have needed a high quality paper, you have come through with outstanding writing examples for me. I am pleased to recommend your writing service to my friends and colleagues.
Customer`s comment 10 days ago
The work I received from your writers was much better than expected, especially considering the affordability of your services! This is so impressive! I wasn’t aware, previously, that companies like Essays-Writer.net even existed, but then again, I’m pretty sure you are the only one that is this good. I have heard a lot of bad things about other writing companies, but never a negative word about Essays-Writer.net. You are reputed as being the best, and I, for one, am convinced that this is true.Thank you for the outstanding job you did on my essay and research papers.
Customer`s comment 28 days ago
Thank you for the great paper! My professor gave me a high mark for it.
Customer`s comment 25 days ago
As always, your writers have completed another impressive paper. This time, the subject matter required a lot of research. They not only completed the research. They also documented it absolutely perfectly. It would have taken me months to write a paper this thorough and of this high quality. Thank you so much for your diligence. It was greatly appreciated.
Customer`s comment 23 days ago
I find your writing service to be staffed with serious professionals who understand the urgency of turning out great writing for your customers. I have ordered papers from you for a year and a half now, and each time, I have been given superb papers that were error free and interesting to read. I truly appreciate your efforts, and hope to continue to do business with you from this point forward. You deserve my loyalty, because you are certainly loyal to your customers! Wishing you all the best.
Customer`s comment 10 days ago
Once again, I have sat down at my computer, because I feel I owe you big thanks. There is just no way to express how grateful I am for everything you did to make my research paper as good as it was. My professor gave me an A+ on it, which is the first A+ I have received during my entire college career.
Customer`s comment 25 days ago
Now I know where to go when I need an excellent paper written on a short notice. I am very happy with the paper your writers just produced for me. It was absolutely perfect. Please thank the ones who handled my order and let them know that I will definitely do business with Essays-Writer.net again.
Customer`s comment 24 days ago
Dear Writers #0019, Thank you for taking such a good care of me. I apologize for being as picky as I was, but I was only reflecting the professor’s requirements. I couldn’t believe my eyes when I got my grades back. He gave me an A+ on the paper, which is almost unheard. The paper you produced for me included each and every thing that the professor had required. He is notorious for giving us next-to-impossible tasks to perform in his class, but you managed to pull it off. I don’t know if any other student has received an A+ in this guy’s class, but he simply could not find a single thing wrong with my paper! Yay! Thanks so much.
Customer`s comment 13 days ago
My professor told me that the essay you wrote for me was the best one in the whole class! Thanks for doing such a good job. Compliments from this professor are rare!
Customer`s comment 25 days ago
Dear Essays-Writer.net, You handled my rush order beautifully. I am still amazed by the quality of the term paper, because your writers didn’t have a whole lot of time to write it. Still, they did a great job and I’m happy that I chose Essays-Writer.net. Thank you for taking care of this in such an eloquent way.
Customer`s comment 12 days ago
Dear Madam or Sir, Thank you for your competence and high standards. My paper was wonderful! I shall recommend your writing services highly. You are far and above better than other writing services that I have used. Your professionalism, attention to detail, high quality writing and great prices are a few of the reasons why I will never use any other writing service. Thanks again.
Customer`s comment 7 days ago
I am getting ready to graduate in another week, but had to take a minute to jot this line because I want you to know what a help your writing service has been to me, especially during my junior and senior years. The work has been hard, and I have had to study virtually all the time. With you helping me out with my more challenging writing projects, I have been able to move forward and do well on my tests and other school projects. I will be forever grateful to you for your help, and I wish you continued success with your fantastic writing service. All the best!