CMS Qualitative Initiative Paper
Purpose
This assignment is intended to help you learn to summarize a quality initiative.
Action Items
1. Read the following article:
o Donabedian, A. (2005). Evaluating the quality of medical care The Millbank Quarterly, 83(4), 691-729. (UPLOADED PDF)
2. Select and explore one of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) quality initiatives listed below: (should be able to CTRL & click links)
o Hospital Quality Initiative (Links to an external site.)
o Nursing Home Quality Initiative (Links to an external site.)
o End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Quality Initiative (Links to an external site.)
o Home Health Quality Initiative (Links to an external site.)
o Post-Acute Care Quality Initiatives (Links to an external site.)
o Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting Program (Links to an external site.)
o Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting Program (Links to an external site.)
3. Research one (1) of the initiatives above to see how it applies to a local healthcare facility in your area (Alaska)
4. Write a four- to five-page paper in which you:
o Describe the goals of the initiative you chose to research and its relationship to a local healthcare facility in your area.
o Describe how the information obtained from the initiatives may be used in the healthcare facility you selected.
o Interpret three data sets of the initiative you chose to research.
** Required reading for this module is Chapters 8 and 9 in Spath, P. & Kelly, D. (2017). My Franklin University login information will be uploaded.
**Please use APA 7 format with proper heading/sub headings.
Please provide 4 scholarly references with URL links at the end of the refences on reference List. Please ensure references end in .edu, .org, .gov.
**** Questions to be answered are in RED ITALICS above as always.