Information System Briefing Latoya Lewis HCS/483 February 24, 2010 Jacqueline Sommerville Information System Briefing The information system is put in place to help organizations accomplish certain tasks to help people become more efficient. It could help our healthcare facilities meet the quality and standard that our organization has put in place for us to be successful. Information systems can also improve goals for the organization. The first step to selecting an information system is to put together a team to develop a process. You have to get the perfect team together to get any task done.
It can be the key to having successful relationships both personally and professionally. As a nurse working the health care profession, having a key understanding of health care communication plays a major role in health outcomes. It is also imperative to have knowledge of therapeutic communication theories and principles as well as the relevance of effective personal and professional communication impact on the health care setting. According to The University of Boston (n.d), “Health Communication encompasses the study and use of communication strategies to inform and influence individual and community decisions that enhance health.” This plays a crucial role in the health care industry as clinical specialist, patients and families must maintain shared communication in order to sustain a positive favorable outcome of all parties. Working towards a common goal requires being able to articulate thoughts and ideas with clarity and conciseness.
Strategic Plan Part I- Organizational Structure Jennifer Janke HCS/589 Health Care Strategic Planning Sheryl Mc Gee, PhD April 13, 2015 Strategic Plan Part I - Organizational Structure Strategic planning is necessary in health care organizations since change is a continuous aspect and implementation is necessary. For this project, Health South Sunrise Rehabilitation Hospital is the chosen organization that is moving forward by improving itself to provide better services to their patients. Mission and vision statements as well as values are important to be communicated with employees, stakeholders, and everyone else. Strategic planning will have successes and failures, but leaders need to think positive at all times. This paper will
Western Governors University RTT1, Task 1 The following essay will identify how nursing-sensitive indicators could improve the care of Mr. J. The paragraphs below will discuss how application and tracking of these indicators can be beneficial to the overall care provided at the hospital. In addition, there will be discussion of how the lead nursing supervisor can use the identified principles to resolve ethical issues in care. A. Nursing-Sensitive Indicators Nursing-sensitive indicators were developed by the American Nurses’ Association (ANA) to reflect the structure, process and outcome of nursing care. Structure is measured by the staff: amount, skill-level, and education or certification.
Explain the importance of continually improving knowledge and practice. The importance of continually improving my knowledge, is to ensure that the I am aware of, and follow, the current health & social care standards, legislation, and guidelines for good practice. Learning new skills and refreshing training enables me to progress, and achieve within my career and working practices. Personal development not only benefits an individual, but also the organization, and the residents who receive the services. The focus of training tends to be on the staff group delivering the services, to ensure that all recommendations and standards are achieved.
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.
QI Plan Part II Virginia Ivins HCS/588 January 12, 2015 Dr. Debbie Simmons QI Plan Part II Quality improvement takes many shapes and forms when implementing a good QI plan in an organization. Kingman Regional Medical Center located in Kingman, Arizona has such plans in place. Quality improvement areas that are important are that of customer service and satisfaction, emergency waiting room times and discharge. Data collection has been an important method and tool for quality improvement in health care organizations. Quality improvement is a process of measuring and improving services that can help leaders understand the direction of quality the organization needs to be successful with its overall service.
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.
Effective Communication Paper Communication promotes knowledge within a health care organization and is necessary for the organization to thrive. Communication is not only important to the staff but also to the patients within a health care facility who depend on staff communication to receive quality medical care. Without complete communication between staff member’s clinical errors can occur and the patient’s health could be at risk. In this paper the subject will explain how a health care organization shares knowledge through communication and examine, which are the most effective techniques and which techniques are ineffective. This paper will review the application of these techniques and the impact techniques may have on a health care organization.
The Humanistic Approach, Psychodynamic Approach, Behavioural Approach and the Cognitive Approach are well known and positively used in health care settings, but before any of these approaches can be put into place with a service user the health care worker/team must make sure that they are applying the correct one. This can be achieved by knowing the individual, knowing about their past, ensuring that the staff involved are trained appropriately and competent in their role, what risks will be presented and are they acceptable, will intervention be required and what techniques can be used, and will this approach help alleviate the current problems. It is also desireable that the carers are sympathetic, non-judgemental, patient, kind, and friendly and have excellent communications with colleagues. The Humanistic Approach highlights the significance of the individuals belief about themselves and their own personal values. It reflects the human need to achieve the best they can.