The impact that Ms. Gordon’s position has on the health care system is crucial. AHIMA’s goals have been to streamline electronic health records in all hospitals and to provide training and certifications to those technicians working in health information management fields. Ms. Gordon’s management expertise in positions such as COO and CEO make it possible for AHIMA to achieve its goals. In conclusion, AHIMA has been on the forefront of introducing innovative health information technologies
|Supervision is practised widely in Health and Social care industry and also mental health professionals. Supervision involves regular meetings, reflection and monitoring of performance. Supervision is integral to the delivery of high quality practice across health, social care and other services and that the development of effective relationships between supervisors and supervisees throughout the system is fundamental to improving outcomes for residents. There is accumulating evidence from research and practice of the importance of supervision. Studies have shown that good supervision is associated with job satisfaction, commitment to the organisation, staff retention and employees’ perceptions of the support they receive from their employers (Carpenter et al 2012).
Overview of Meaningful Use Managing and documenting through health information technology (HIT) and electronic hospital records (EHRs) allow improvement in the quality of care that we provide each patient. The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH) devoted millions of dollars and formed financial incentives as part of their support for adapting EHRs and the meaningful use of EHRs. There are two concepts that are used when trying to define meaningful use. “The concept of meaningful use rested on the '5 pillars' of health outcomes policy priorities, namely: 1) improving quality, safety, efficiency, and reducing health disparities, 2) engage patients and families in their health, 3) improve care coordination, 4) improve public health and population, and 5) ensure adequate privacy and security protection for personal health information” (Meaningful Use, 2012, para 2). “Ultimately, it is hoped that the meaningful use compliance will result in: better clinical outcomes, improved population health outcomes, increased transparency and efficiency, empowered individuals, and more robust research data on health systems” (Meaningful Use Definition, n.d., para 1).
This HR team member is well versed about the health care marketplace in order to offer competitive compensations packages to new and existing members of the staff. This includes some market research to determine what a facility can do in the way of benefits and how much it will cost to supply said benefits to the staff. Regulatory compliance This function ensures that each member of the staff knows and understands the regulations the facility and each staff member are held to. This involves any credentials that team members must have to perform their individual jobs. It also involves ensuring that each member of the staff is aware of and follows the HIPAA and other guidelines legally mandated to health care facilities.
Agency Policy Paper As an allied health professional, a variety of tasks associated with the safety, risk management, and quality of service of your organization are performed. Allied health professionals are people who have a formal education and clinical training in a specific aspect of health care. They have credentials, certifications, and/or licensure in their specific area of healthcare. They collaborate with the health care team to deliver high quality patient centered care for the identification, prevention and treatment of diseases, injuries, and disorders (Allied Health, n. d.). A few examples of these health professionals are emergency medical technicians, medical assistants, nurses, and doctors (Allied Health Community, n.d, a).
Clinical Decision Support GS Western Governor’s University 3/01/2012 Clinical Decision Support (CDS) is a variety of tools based on logic and research based scientific evidence that provides clinical decision-making support to clinicians and others providing care for patients. CDS is an intelligent filtered workflow that provides recommendations or specific criteria to be followed in order to provide the appropriate treatment or testing at the appropriate time. CDS provided many benefits, including but not limited to improved quality of care, reduced errors, improved efficiency, cost reduction, improved patient and provider satisfaction, and better outcomes. Enhanced decision-making by Health Information Technology tools provide alerts and reminders to clinicians and patients; contextual clinical guidelines and condition/patient specific order set; diagnostic relevancy and appropriateness criteria; patient focused data reports, summaries, and documentation templates, among other such criterion. CDS can operate as a stand-alone system, or incorporate seamlessly into an Electronic Health Record.
It also includes the Universal Protocol for Preventing Wrong Site, Wrong Procedure, Wrong Person Surgery. The development and annual updating of the NPSGs is overseen by a panel of experts widely recognized as well as nurses, physicians, pharmacist, risk managers, and other professionals who have hands on experience in addressing patient safety issues in a wide variety of health care settings. By taking action to consistently meet the Goals, physicians and the health care practices can substantially improve the safety of care provided to their patients. http://www.jointcommission.org/standards_information/npsgs.aspx As the new Risk Manager of Little Falls Hospital I have been presented with an issue of patient safety. Apparently our non-compliance with the NPSGs signals that there is a problem within our culture of safety.
Quality Improvement Report HCS/588 May 26. 2013 Quality Improvement Report Quality improvement is the cornerstone of many health care organizations. Quality improvement is the combination of all the patients, health care providers, researchers, etc. so to ensure that there will be change in patient outcomes. Cindy Janowski, a local health care organization leader, who notices that other organizations had successfully implemented Quality Improvement (QI) plans had hired me to research the industry’s quality standards and provide directions on how to implement or to improve quality in Janowski organization.
The most important of these pillars consist of leadership, vision, and commitment, which led to the implementation of MUSC’s core concepts of respect and dignity, information sharing, participation, and collaboration. The primary belief at MUSC is that the transforming of the patient experience means shifting the paradigm to view healthcare through the eyes of the patient and their family. This view provides the organization with opportunities that will change the way healthcare is provided to each and every patient ("The quality patient experience"). Patient and family centered care is MUSC’s way of changing from the status quo of serving patients and families, to a guiding principle of partnering with patients and their families. Achieving hospital patient satisfaction and providing a quality patient experience leads to satisfied and cared for patients.
. Policy and Procedure November 27, 2013 As the manager here at St. James Acute Hospital; the CEO, shareholders and staff appreciates the influence that the Joint Commission has on the organization. The Joint Commission has given the facility the opportunity to be evaluated through surveys to ensure that our patients are receiving high quality care and all safety standards are achieved. The Joint Commission gives the organization the advantage of being accredited in many areas of performance and services (Joint Commission, nd). The Joint commission has helped this organization establish guidelines and procedures to follow to strengthen the organization.