Scenario: You are the Data Analyst for the provincial Department of Health. Up until 2015, Zika virus did not have its own ICD 10-CA code; effective 2016, a new code exists for Zika.
Assignment: Discuss the impact that this change will have on provincial reporting, and on disease monitoring and tracking. Consider the impact on managing the health of the population.
Scenario: You are the Data Analyst for the provincial Department of Health. Because of the provincial wait-times in Orthopaedics; the provincial government has actively supported the recruitment of additional Orthopaedic surgeons. Sunshine General Hospital has recruited a new Ortho Surgeon who specializes in knee replacements, bringing their total number of Orthopods to 3. Discuss how the addition of this resource will impact both the organization and the management of the wait list.