rvice RequestDetermination of Requirements The proposed solution for SR-pf-001 must “An evaluation for the development of a patient management system for the tracking of patient check-in, appointments and surgery.” It is the hopes of the organization that the proposed solution would fulfill the hopes of the organization which are, “We would like a more unified patient experience.” (Cite) The user needs of this request are clearly stated as a patient management system that can track a patient’s progress through the system, tracking patient activity, focusing primarily on appointment scheduling, check-ins and surgical experiences. With this understood, we began a needs assessment which would determine what the user requirements would be for a solution system. The primary goal of most systems is to supply whatever tools and information the user of that system will need. The problem presented by Patton-Fuller Community Hospital’s service request (SR-pf-001), stated that the hospital needed a way to track patient activity, to create a more unified patient experience through an enhanced information management system. To determine user needs we first gathered information through: User feedback generated through user interviews and questionnaires.
YIT1: Task 1 Personal Mission Statement Regulatory Agencies and Professional Nursing Organizations The functional differences between a regulatory agency and a professional nursing organization can be explained as follows. A regulatory agency establishes guidelines and rules related to the care of patients. According to Cherry & Jacob, there is an “emphasis revolves around performance measures of patient outcomes and results of practice patterns.” Giving “quality principles into health care regulatory standards and requirements”. (2011)(p. 450). This means that the agencies identify needs and improvement areas pertaining to the care of the patient to ensure standards throughout all hospitals and health care facilities.
Documentation of the nursing care plan is important in order for the patient to receive proper care. All health team members can refer to the record to carry out the necessary steps within the plan (Module 6: Nursing Care Plan, 2012). A nursing care plan is defined by the nursing process. This process involves a scientific approach to problem-solving concerning patient care. The nursing process is individualized to each patient.
Quality Improvement (QI) can lead to a general approach to the measurable improvement of patient care. Quality improvement uses specialized plans and principles that guarantees quality of care for patients in healthcare facilities. Quality outcomes centers on quality management principles. This report will cover the fundamentals of Quality Improvement. This report will also explain the importance of stakeholders an how quality is identified.
Coordinate discharge planning and prepare discharge summaries and instructions. Initiate emergency procedures when necessary. Adhere to productivity requirements as defined by the office. Provide case management for assigned primary care patients, as appropriate. Report observations of the patient’s condition to
IV’s recognizing issues that arise with pt’s before crisis. Accurately evaluating condition and reporting to Admin of medication, dressing changes, using various medical equip .and supplies and pharmaceuticals. Experience includes EKG, Bladder Scan, Telemetry, IV, GT, Wound Vacs. Proper documentation within state and facility guidelines. Orientation and education of new RN’s and proper pt education.
Medical Billing and Coding Each time a patient receives medical care, the physician or other health professional must document the services that are provided. Since each of these encounters is unique, the medical coder assigns alpha-numeric codes that are specific to the patient’s symptoms and diagnosis and identify each procedure and other service performed. This series of codes provides the insurance carrier with a detailed account of the encounter and ensures that providers are correctly compensated for their services. These codes are also important for making critical clinical decisions and for statistical research and health planning analysis. There are several different career opportunities available to choose from and these
When acquiring about an information system the organization needs to make sure that the goals of the organization drive the selection of the information system. These goals are: cost effectiveness, sharing medical information, assurance that the providers have a safe system to use, seek new information through implementation of these systems, find better comparable systems at the same cost, and to reduce liability risks. The first item is to decide who will be on the project team for creating this system. Once the project team has been established the team needs to identify the stakeholders and the role of each stakeholder of the organization and how they play in the selection and acquisition process. The stakeholders are the following: • organizational management – this person defines the business needs, goals, and objectives of the project, • project manager – this person has the main responsibility of the
What are the employee’s roles and responsibilities in relation to Prevention and Control of Infection?The employee’s roles and responsibilities in regards of prevention and control of infection are to make sure that they use any personal protective equipment (P.P.E’s) that are provided by the employer. Also it is the employee’s responsibility to make sure that they are following any prevention and control of infection policies for example at Pinderfields Hospital there is an intranet site where staff can access the policies online so that they can keep checking to see if there are any updates on the policy 1b. What are the employer’s responsibilities in relation to the prevention and control of infection? The responsibilities of the employer is to make sure that there are suitable P.P.E's available for staff i.e. gowns, masks, gloves etc.
/ Risk Management. In addition to the COO, PFCH has a director of Information Technology on staff to manage and evaluate all business cases the impact the infrastructure of the hospital. The COO works with the Security Officer, director of Medical records, and the director of Q.A. and Risk Management