CMS Qualitative Initiative Paper
CMS Qualitative Initiative Paper Purpose This assignment is intended to help you learn to summarize a quality initiative. Action Items 1. Read the following article: o Donabedian, A. (2005). Evaluating the quality of medical care The Millbank Quarterly, 83(4), 691-729. (UPLOADED PDF) 2. Select and explore one of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) quality initiatives listed below: (should be able to CTRL & click links) o Hospital Quality Initiative (Links to an external site.) o Nursing Home Quality Initiative (Links to an external site.) o End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Quality Initiative (Links to an external site.) o Home Health Quality Initiative (Links to an external site.) o Post-Acute Care Quality Initiatives (Links to an external site.) o Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting Program (Links to an external site.) o Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting Program (Links to an external site.) 3. Research one (1) of the initiatives above to see how it applies to a local healthcare facility in your area (Alaska) 4. Write a four- to five-page paper in which you: o Describe the goals of the initiative you chose to research and its relationship to a local healthcare facility in your area. o Describe how the information obtained from the initiatives may be used in the healthcare facility you selected. o Interpret three data sets of the initiative you chose to research. ** Required reading for this module is Chapters 8 and 9 in Spath, P. & Kelly, D. (2017). My Franklin University login information will be uploaded. **Please use APA 7 format with proper heading/sub headings. Please provide 4 scholarly references with URL links at the end of the refences on reference List. Please ensure references end in .edu, .org, .gov. **** Questions to be answered are in RED ITALICS above as always.

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