As you deepen your analysis of your selected organization, consider how the information presented in this weeks Learning Resources relates to strategic priorities as well as to the uniquely collaborative and competitive dynamic that binds organizations in health care.
Think about the quality improvement issue that you are addressing and the associated plan that you are developing. Consider the following:
What is the overall purpose, or aim, of doing this work?
What would you hope to achieve for the organization by undertaking this project? What are the objectives of this initiative?
What value would this work add to the organization?
How would this work improve practice and create outcomes with impact?
Consider how addressing this quality improvement issue would align with the organizations mission, vision, values, and strategic goals and objectives. How does it relate to regulatory issues, and other matters that are significant for the organization? If you notice a misalignment, use this as an opportunity to refine your focus.
Write a 3-page paper that includes:
An introduction to your quality improvement plan, including the overarching aim of this initiative and an explanation of how it aligns with the mission, vision, values, and strategic goals and objectives of the organization, as well as regulatory issues and other matters that are significant for the organization
An overview of the current situation with regard to this quality improvement issue in the organization
A description of measures and indicators
A presentation on data related to this issue, including:
Actual historical and current data and/or a description of the methods that you would use to collect and analyze the data
Methods for collecting and analyzing data in the future, including when you would do this
A description of realistic, evidence-based targets
3 APA style references