The NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement has been working with a wide range of NHS trusts to improve patient care. By implementing programmes from The Productive Series, trusts are making a real difference to the quality of patient care. The programmes help organisations to ensure that safety, quality and positive patient experience remain priorities in these challenging times. This document shares case studies from NHS trusts who are implementing The Productive Series. Each example highlights good practice that is improving care for patients.
Quality Management Assessment Tacia Palmer HCS/451 Roger Arbuckle February 18, 2013 Introduction Quality management in the health care aims at ensuring that patients, who seek their services, obtain an exceptional provision of health care. According to Reichert (2011), every health care giver aims at providing quality services to their clients compelling them to employ quality management. Health care organizations perform this task to exhibit their dedication to providing the best care for their clients. Quality management application in health care businesses ensures that doctors and administrators benefit from the identification of ways to enhance internal procedures in order to ensure quality services for their patients. The major
Quality Improvement Part ll HCS/548 Mary Ellen Strout October 21, 2013 2. Quality Improvement Part ll Quality improvement is a hospitals applied process in order to ensure the advancement of the quality of care and outcomes for patients using an explicit set of philosophies and procedures (Walker, 2012). There are potential advances for quality improvement at Jordan Hospital in the Emergency Department. The quality improvement that would be applied uses the measurement of the collected data to be used towards the strategic improvement of patient care. Using the measurements taken and applied tools, it allows for leaders to understand the direction of the quality management in an organization or facility.
Patient satisfaction is important at the facility and using audits will allow the tool to determine how the patient is progressing with health. By using this type of data collection tool, staff will learn that patient satisfaction and comfort is important to the organization. This will implement their realization that the data collected is important accurate information. The types of information this tool is used to collect data are patient’s baseline and assessments during regular intervals of treatment. With the data, the audit can separate the patients having discomfort and pain from those satisfied patients to improve in areas needed to make sure that all patients are comfortable at the
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
They must not only be concerned with patient’s and family members but they too must look at their employees and make sure they have a focus and the tools they need to reach the goals and provide safe, efficient, quality healthcare. They must be able to handle any ethical issues. There must be a focus point so that employees have a goal in site to reach for. Leadership is the backbone for nursing and healthcare providers. References Aitamaa, E., Leino-Kilpi, H., Puukka, P., & Suhonen, R. (2010).
The purpose of this paper is to explore the impact of evidence based research on nursing practice, define EBP, explain the importance of EBP research to improve nursing practice, and barriers to overcome in research utilization. Also an example of both a qualitative and quantitative research study that could improve the practice area of hospice will be provided. Evidence can be used in nursing practice for care processes, policies and procedures that direct nursing practice, patient care management tools, as well as care decisions of related to patients needs (Houser, 2011, p. 16). The first topic to be discussed is the importance of EBP. Importance of Evidence Based Research EBP ensures that researched published material is organized.
As a strategy to support health care and effective use Intake, which includes screening, priorizing and determining eligibility. • Assessment in order to determine client needs, wants and goals. • Care and service planning, and coordination of services which requires effective communication and liaising and considers cost-effectiveness. • Care implementation. • Monitoring and evaluating outcomes from a patient and population perspective.
The implementation of EHRs in LTC facilities or home health can manage patients care to promote improvements in the patients outcome and possible help decrease medical cost. In this forever changing healthcare industry, which stresses continuity of care, the movement to push for EHRs in LTC facilities is necessary. Review of another study stressed that the healthcare team is vital in the implementing of EHRs. The healthcare team approach is vital to the success of the EHRs and vice versa. If done effectively, care coordination puts patients at the center of the care process, encouraging, engaging as well as responsibility.