Healthcare Statistics

Learning Goal: I’m working on a management project and need an explanation to help me learn.

In Week 4, you identified some immediate areas of concern that you

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were able to effectively address. You must present the final phase of

your improvement plan to your staff and upper-level management. You will

create a presentation of 15-20 slides. Each slide will have 4-6 bullets

and 100-150 words of speakers notes. The presentation will address the

following areas:

In preparation for the accreditation visit for AKT, choose 1 health care accrediting and credentialing organization.

  • Select a quality improvement focus (QIF) area to improve patient outcomes in beyond the 3 issues that you identified and addressed in Week 4.
  • Discuss the selected accreditation agency related to the QIF and why the organization is seeking this particular agency for credentialing.
  • As part of the quality improvement initiative, select 3-4 related accrediting standards that the organization will use as the basis for the quality improvement plan.
  • Provide a clear mission statement and set of 3-4 specific, measurable, attainable, realistic, and timely (SMART) goals for the QIF initiative.
  • Using the online database provided the by the organization you selected conduct an analysis.
  • Provide general statistical data related to the QIF.
  • Discuss specific health care examples of local, state, and national policies that have been developed to improve this QIF based on evidence-based practice research.
  • What internal policies do you plan to implement based on evidence-based practice approaches to ensure your organization meets these standards?
  • Develop a plan that includes strategies for your facility to improve patient outcomes regarding the QIF.
  • Describe how the QIF initiative can be incorporated to the organization’s overall strategic plan.
  • Describe how you plan to evaluate the effectiveness of the initiative.
  • Each slide will have 4-6 bullets and 100-150 words of speaker’s notes and pictures.