Week 4: Patient Outcomes

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Week 4: Patient Outcomes

 

Review the story at the link below before posting to the discussion:

Rau, J. (2015). Half of nationƒ??s hospitals fail again to escape Medicareƒ??s readmission penalties. Kaiser Health News. Retrieved from http://khn.org/news/half-of-nations-hospitals-fail-again-to-escape-medicares-readmission-penalties/ (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

After you have finished, consider how you would respond to the following situation:

Your local hospital has received notice from CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid) regarding their readmission rates.

  1. As a BSN prepared nurse, you have been asked to serve as a consultant to suggest a new Quality (Performance) Improvement process for ONE of the areas of deficiency. Write some brief steps (suggestions) for improvement as you contemplate accepting the consulting opportunity.
  2. Share practice improvements utilized from your own clinical nursing experiences that have led to enhanced patient outcomes.
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