In this assignment, the student will need to address the following healthcare quality initiatives in a short application paper: 2 pages.
TOPIC: Healthcare quality initiatives.
Explain the pay-for-performance quality initiatives under the Medicare Part A and Part B systems.
Describe the important characteristics of screening tests and how they are used in both private and community health as a quality initiative.
Go to CMS Hospital Compare, find a hospital in your area and describe your findings on its quality measures. See: http://www.hospitalcompare.hhs.gov/
In this assignment, you will propose a quality improvement initiative from your place of employment that could easily be implemented if approved. Assume you are presenting this program to the board for approval of funding. Write an executive summary (900 words) to present to the board, from which the board will make its decision to fund your program or project. Include the following:
1. The purpose of the quality improvement initiative.
2. The target population or audience.
3. The benefits of the quality improvement initiative.
4. The interprofessional collaboration that would be required to implement the quality improvement initiative.
5. The cost or budget justification.
6. The basis upon which the quality improvement initiative will be evaluated.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style, and abstract is required