Week 10 Assignment – Healthcare Quality
Before attempting this assignment, it is recommended that you refer to this week’s readings for helpful information related to healthcare quality.Examining quality and performance in the healthcare organization enables healthcare professionals to deliver reliable, cost-effective, and sustained healthcare processes. Quality initiatives enable healthcare organizations to achieve their goal of improving care while enhancing patient outcomes. This week, you will review quality improvement initiatives as a way to measure, analyze, improve, and control the ways care is delivered to patients.
Write a 2-3 page paper in which you:
- Explain the importance of healthcare quality in healthcare organizations by providing at least three examples.
- Analyze three quality initiatives found in the chapter readings that are prevalent in healthcare organizations.
- Explain quality in a healthcare system using three real world examples of quality initiatives in current use at a healthcare organization.
- In addition to the textbook, provide two sources to support your writing. Choose sources that are credible, relevant, and valid. Cite each source listed on your source page at least one time within your assignment. For help with research, writing, and citation, access the library or review library guides.
This course requires the use of Strayer Writing Standards. For assistance and information, please refer to the Strayer Writing Standards link in the left-hand menu of your course. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.The specific course learning outcome associated with this assignment is:
- Propose initiatives to increase quality while reducing healthcare costs, medical errors, and adverse events.