Quality improvement

  • Analyze a current quality improvement initiative in a health care or practice setting according to strategic organizational initiatives.
    • Explain the rationale behind the QI improvement initiative. What prompted the initiative?
    • Detail problems that were not addressed and any issues that arose from the initiative.
  • Evaluate the success of a current quality improvement initiative according to recognized national benchmarks.
    • Analyze the benchmarks used to evaluate success. Which aspects of the initiative were most successful? What outcome measures are missing or could be added?
    • Incorporate one appropriate supporting visual (such as a graph or chart) that showcases the most critical aspect of this presentation.
  • Incorporate interprofessional perspectives related to initiative functionality and outcomes.
  • Integrate the perspectives of interprofessional team members involved in the initiative. Who did you talk to? What are their professions? How did their perspectives impact your analysis?
  • Recommend additional indicators and protocols to improve and expand outcomes of a quality initiative.
    • Identify specific process or protocol changes as well as technologies that would improve quality outcomes.