Quality Improvement Email Research Paper

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Quality Improvement Email Lukita Wilson HCS/ 588 Measuring Performance April 20, 2014 Barbara Smith Quality Improvement Email According to the General Medical Council, it is the responsibility of health-care professionals to strive for quality: ‘You must work with colleagues and patients to maintain and improve the quality of your work and promote safety (Arasaratnam, 2012, pg. 257). Quality improvement is an emergent force within the health care facility that contributes to improve the overall health of the patients and meet the quality standards in the organization. Quality improvement is defined as “the combined and unceasing efforts of everyone healthcare professionals, patients and their families, researchers, payers, planners…show more content…
“From the patient’s perspective, the four domains for quality improvement defined by the Foundation for Accountability (FACCT) are intended to address health care needs across a patient’s lifespan, namely to stay healthy, to get better, to live with illness or disability, and to cope with end of life” (HRSA, 2014). The role of providers to is to prioritize the needs of patients, which includes maintaining a patient-centered, safe and effective environment. “The payer’s role in quality improvement is to enable the provider to improve quality through incentives and other structures that encourage and support QI. Lastly, the role of public health professionals and policy makers is to create and support initiatives that promote quality improvement” (HRSA,…show more content…
The resources that are used usually not-for-profit organizations, “which are staffed by professionals, mostly doctors and other health care professionals, who are trained to review medical care and help beneficiaries with complaints about the quality of care and to implement improvements in the quality of care available throughout” (CMS, 2013). The resources and organizations that are used to monitor health organizations can improve the quality of care for patients, employers, employees and the entire health

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