The healthcare quality book by david b.

The healthcare quality book by david b.
This week, you will prepare an executive brief for your Board of Trustees as the Chief Executive Officer of a healthcare organization. Your Executive Brief will demonstrate your leadership in initiating a quality improvement plan. Your Brief will contain a scorecard featuring the four key areas of organizational performance into which you have assigned the six Quality Aims into one of the four key areas. Your scorecard is available for download in your Weekly Resources.
In your written Executive Brief, be sure to address the following:
– Provide an overview of the value of using scorecards in assessing organizational performance. Be sure to cite your references.
– Insert your completed scorecard that contains the six (6) quality aims.
-Indicate how you propose to measure future performance for each of the 6 quality aims. Hint: Timeliness can be measured by wait times in service departments (i.e., emergency, radiography).
– Explain why these six (6) quality aims are important measures for your quality improvement initiative. Be sure to cite your references.
– Close your Executive Brief document with your next steps following the Board’s approval.
Be creative with this assignment and enjoy its real-world applicability. While it is not a requirement for this assignment, you may wish to embellish your Executive Brief by using a Business Report template in the MS Word templates. Click File at the top of your Word document, then click More Templates. Click Business under Suggested Templates and select the Business Report template.
Length: A minimum of 2-3 pages, not including the title page or reference page
References: Include a minimum of 3 peer-reviewed resources. Other scholarly and credible sources may also be used as supplemental support.
– Attached is the chart to be included.
The completed Executive Brief assignment should address all of the assignment requirements, exhibit evidence of concept knowledge, and demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the content presented in the course. The writing should integrate scholarly resources, reflect academic expectations and current APA standards
The Healthcare Quality Book by David B. Nash; Maulik Joshi; Elizabeth R. Ransom; Scott B. Ransom
ISBN: 9781640550537
Publication Date: 2019-04-01
Ballard, D. J., da Graca, B., Nicewander, D., & Stauffer, B. D. (2019). Variation in medical practices and implications for quality. In D. B. Nash, M. Joshi, E. R. Ransom, & S. B. Ransom (Eds.), The healthcare quality book: Vision, strategy, and tools (4th ed., pp. 75-106). Health Administration Press.
Read Chapter 3. Ballard et al. provides another perspective on the 6 Quality Aims as recommended by the Institute of Medicine.
Read Chapter 1. This chapter provides an overview of the six aims for quality healthcare delivery.
Read Chapter 13. Hospital boards have accountability in the performance of healthcare organizations and it is the duty of the health administrator to keep the board informed.
Read Chapter 12. Pugh offers guidance for healthcare leaders as to their responsibility in quality measures and improvement initiatives.