York Healthcare Organizational Change Analysis

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Organizational Change In a rapidly changing healthcare system, creating, advancing and sustaining an environment that is grounded in evidence-based practice (EBP) is vital to ensure that patients and families receive the best possible care. Today an expectation is that new information and research findings will be incorporated constantly and knowledgeably into clinical nursing practice (Pipe, Wellik, Buckda, Hansen, & Martyn, 2005). It is essential that York Healthcare embraces and fosters a culture that supports EBP philosophy and integrates new evidence into its culture. Organization history, vision and goals Anticipating the future needs of the community, a group of local residents in the 1950s began building awareness…show more content…
This will require an approach of creating a culture at York Healthcare into an EBP environment that must be supported by hospital administration, management, educators and clinical leaders. In addition, a conceptual framework that will translate research into practice is required. An Evidence-based model proposed by Rosswurm and Larrabee (1999) which is derived from theoretical and research literature is the framework to guide nurses, through a systematic process, to obtain, interpret, and integrate the best available evidence into clinical practice. The proposed change is compatible with the current organization’s culture as it aligns with the facility’s vision and mission to provide the best possible care and to make every experience great. Conclusion Evidence-based practice (EBP) is an approach that enables clinicians to provide highest quality of care in meeting the multifaceted needs of their patients and families (Melnyk & Fineout-Overholt, 2005). Part two of this assignment will address the strategies for implementing, monitoring and evaluating EBP at York

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