In order for cost, quality, and equity in healthcare to be achieved, there needs to be less restrictions on insurance plans, better efficiency, and more cost transparency. Kaiser HMO prides itself on being lean and efficient, however, closed panel HMOs restrict access and utilization due to the oversight and smaller set of resources. This element will be addressed by >>>>>>> highlighting where and when the issue of managed healthcare organizations arises, who it affects and previous attempts to address the research question.
Our readings this week focused on computer networking. We learned about networking protocols and standards and how they are used to move data across the Internet. What are some types of technology might you encounter in your chosen field that will use these networking protocols and standards? As a business professional, why do you think it is important to understand networking protocols and standards?