Within the Discussion Board area, write 250-300 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.
There are numerous types of healthcare providers and provider organizations in the healthcare system. Each of these plays a role in caring for patients. While they all share the common goal of providing quality care to patients they are unique in many other aspects. Some of these differences may include organizational structures, staffing, programs offered, and policies and procedures. Discuss the following questions about the differences in provider organizations:
- What are the differences between physician offices and retail clinics?
- How do specialty groups differ from government hospitals?
- What are the differences between non-profit and for-profit hospitals?
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