Posted: September 17th, 2022
“Current Health Services Administration (HSA) News Article/Trends in healthcare administration”.
Assignment #1, due 9/17 by 11:59PM (EST)
Choose current articles related to Health Services Administration (HSA) and or any chapters within the course required textbook.
Your chosen article must be from a reputable source (journal article, newspaper, etc.) that has a date of publication. Your article do not need to be approved by the instructor, however, if you are not sure if the article you chose is acceptable notify the instructor via course email before the assignment is due.
The article’s publication date should be from September of 2018 to the current date (this is supposed to be a current event). Do not use Blogs and or Wikipedia. Try to utilize online Library for your article of choice.
You are expected to read and report on your article in a Three-Five (3-5) pages (Excluding title and reference pages). Assignment MUST BE typed assignment on a Microsoft Word Document. The following should be included in your assignment:
Introduction: Explain why you chose your article.
Report content: Provide Summary of article and Explain how your article relates to Health Services Administration (HSA) and or any chapters within the course required textbook. If you choose a topic that we have not discussed in this course then you will need to do some extra reading and research.
As a future Healthcare Administrator, discuss a major trend in healthcare administration for each of the following areas (Financing, Regulation and Provision). Be sure to state the trend, the effect, the reaction, and the results on healthcare providers, administrators and consumers.
Summary/Conclusion: Include your closing thoughts about the article and current trends in healthcare (e.g. How does this affect you as a future health administrator and/or your future patients/clients?).
TWO references are required. Use the course textbook and or any credible resource, etc. as an additional reference for the background information in your summary. Cite your sources whenever paraphrasing or directly quoting someone else’s work. You should cite your article and at least one other source that you used for background information (in APA format).
Provide a separate References page of the sources used for your current event summary (APA format).
The assignment should be Three-Five (3-5) pages in length (excluding title and reference pages). This means that your article should have a sufficient amount of Health Services Administration (HSA) content in order to complete the assignment.
The assignment must be written in complete sentences. Proper grammar, mechanics, spelling, and punctuation must be used throughout the summary.
The assignment MUST BE typed out on a word document in APA format. Each paragraph should consist 5-6 complete sentences. 12 font size should be used, font names that should be used are Times New Roman or Cambria (not both), normal margins (no more than 1 inch), double spaced, indentation, etc.
Include title page that consist of your name (First and Last), Panther ID number and title of the article (APA format).
A link to your article should be submitted as a reference in proper APA format with your assignment on the day that it is due.
*This is an individual assignment that you are turning in so it must be your own work (refer to the Academic Misconduct section of the syllabus). TURN IT IN will be utilized in this course. Therefore, any assignment submitted that consist of an originality report of 30% or more is subject to a “0” number grade. No exceptions!*
News Article Assignment Grading Rubric:
News Article Assignment Criteria Total Points Possible
Student Name (First and Last)
Student Panther ID Number
Title of Article
Introduction: Explanation of why you chose your article. 1 paragraph, (5-6 complete sentences).
Report content: Summary of Article and An accurate and valid explanation is given of the article’s relationship to Health Services Administration (HSA). 1 paragraph, (5-6 complete sentences, each paragraph). 20
Discussion on a major trend in healthcare administration for each of the following areas:
Student stated and discussed the following:
-Results on healthcare providers, administrators and consumers.
Summary: Closing thoughts are given about the article and major trend in healthcare. – How does this affect you as a future healthcare administrator and/or your patients/clients? (1 paragraph, (5-6 complete sentences)). 15
References and In text citations:
The article and one other source used as background information (textbook, credible resource, etc.) are cited within the context of the summary. Any paraphrased information or direct quotes are cited in the summary.
Every paraphrased piece of information or direct quote/fact/statistic/etc. that is NOT cited will result in point deductions.
References Page :
A References page is provided with a minimum of TWO listing the article and one other source that was used to provide background HSA information
A link to the article is submitted as a reference in proper APA format. 5
Deductions: Turn It in Originality Report over 30%. Assignment on wrong document. Assignment minimum page count not meet. Assignment minimum page count/requirements not met, etc. N/A
Total Points Possible
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