Evaluating Quality Improvement Initiatives
There are an infinite number of possible quality improvement initiatives in any health services organization. However, time and resources are finite and may limit the extent to which quality improvement initiatives may be implemented. How does a health care administration leader evaluate which quality improvement initiatives should be implemented?
For this Discussion, review the resources for this week and reflect on the approaches health care administration leaders may use to determine which quality improvement initiatives should receive resources for implementation. Then, evaluate how your health services organization or one with which you are familiar determines which initiatives to execute.
By Day 3
Post, a description of an approach for evaluating, prioritizing, and resourcing quality improvement initiatives. Then, explain how your health services organization, or one with which you are familiar, decides which quality improvement initiatives are resourced and implemented. Be specific and provide
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- Chapter 3, “Regulating the Quality and Quantity of Health Care” (pp. 63–110)
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