MHA (Subject: Continous Quality Improvement Health Care

Develop a SWOT analysis of the QI plan for a health care facility, Select a hypothetical facility/agency of your choice.

As the new QI Director of an 800 bed Acute Care Hospital, you have been asked to develop a strategic plan to assess the current QI program and determine any required revisions or updates. Please complete a hypothetical assessment and a plan to address any required updates. Additionally develop a brief QI work plan of proposed topics for the remainder of 2021.

Quality tools are not those found in our toolbox at home, but assist in analysis of a potential issue or concern in a process.

  1. Discuss what quality tool you think would be most efficient for analyzing a patient elopement from a Nursing Home. What measures would you use to drill down to the possible contributing factors?
  2. Discuss the importance of benchmarking with other facilities/programs/plans and provide an example of how you can do this .
  3. Discuss the importance of launching an effective quality action team.
  4. How would you handle conflicts in a quality action team?
  5. How would you recommend rewarding achievements of a quality action team.

Alex Otieno

Author Since: January 17, 2021