explain how you would contextualize your theoretical approach. Then, explain how this theoretical approach may help Deidre to move toward her goals
May 8, 2018
Define and explain the major theoretical conceptualizations of each theory.
May 8, 2018

Compare and contrast the two approaches that you select- focus on what is “similar” and what is “different” between the two approaches.
•    Describe what unique contributions to quality each of the two approaches bring.
•    Discuss whether or not either of the approaches are more useful to a given patient care setting as opposed to another (for instance, is one better applied to the ambulatory care setting as opposed to the emergency department setting).
•    Give an opinion as to which approach is preferential and why.
Case Assignment Expectations
Length:  3 pages
References: At least two references should be included from academic sources Organization: Subheadings should be used to organize your paper according to question
Format: APA
Required Readings
Coddington, J. A., & Sands, L. P. (2008). Cost of Health Care and Quality Outcomes of Patients At Nurse-Managed Clinics. Nursing Economics. 26(2), 75-81. Retrieved November 2012 from Proquest
Feng, Q. & Antony, J. (2010), Integrating DEA into Six Sigma methodology for measuring health service efficiency. The Journal of the Operational Research Society, 61(7) 1112-1122. Retrieved November 2012 from  Proquest
Hoerl, R. W. & Gardner, M. M. (2010). Lean Six Sigma, creativity, and innovation. International Journal of Lean Six Sigma, 1(1), 30. Retrieved November 2012 from Proquest
Kollberg, B., Dahlgaard, J. J., & Per-Olaf, B. (2007). Measuring lean initiatives in health care services: Issues and findings. International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management,56(1), 7-24. Retrieved November 2012 from Proquest
Nold, H. (2011). Merging knowledge creation theory with the Six-Sigma model for improving organizations: The continuous Loop model.International Journal of Management, 28(2), 469-477. Retrieved November 2012 from Proquest
Vonnegut, M. (2007). Is Quality Improvement Improving Quality? A View from the Doctor’s Office,  The New England Journal of Medicine, 357(26), 2652. Retrieved November 2012 from Proquest
Vuori, H. (2007). Introducing quality assurance: an exercise in audacity, International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance, 20(1), 10. Retrieved November 2012 from Proquest
Reporting Quality Data on Your Hospital Website: What? Why? How? Robert A Cherry, Gregory M Caputo.Physician Executive. Tampa: May/Jun 2011. Vol. 37, Iss. 3; p. 24. Retrieved November 2012 from Proquest
Pulakanam, V. (2012). Costs and savings of six sigma programs; An empirical study. The Quality Management Journal, 19(4), 39-54. Retrieved November 2012 from Proquest
The Ongoing Quality Improvement Journey: Next Stop, High Reliability Mark R Chassin, Jerod M Loeb. Health Affairs. Chevy Chase: Apr 2011. Vol. 30, Iss. 4; pg. 559, 10 pgs. Retrieved November 2012 from Proquest
Thomas, E. A. (2011). Implementation of occupational health service improvements through application of total quality management processes. AAOHN Journal, 59(6), 267-273 Retrieved November 2012 from Proquest
Websites
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services. (n.d.). Retrieved November 2012 fromhttp://www.ahrq.gov/
Continuous Quality Improvement – Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety (n.d.) Retrieved November 2012 fromhttp://www2.umdnj.edu/omcweb/2000/Continuous Quality Improvement – Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety.html
Institute for Healthcare Improvement. (n.d.). Retrieved November 2012 from  http://www.ihi.org/#Institute%20for%20Health%20Care%20improv

Mod 2 SLP
For this module you will discuss St. James Mercy Health Care System’s Continuous Quality Improvement program.   A comparison will be made between St. James Mercy Health Care System’s program and that of a model facility or discuss whether the facility adheres to the recognized standard for a facility’s Continuous Quality Improvement program.  A discussion of Total Quality Management principles and how it relates to St. James Mercy Health Care System will also be presented.

Length:  3 pages
References: At least two references should be included from academic sources Organization: Subheadings should be used to organize your paper according to question
Format: APA
Required Readings
Coddington, J. A., & Sands, L. P. (2008). Cost of Health Care and Quality Outcomes of Patients At Nurse-Managed Clinics. Nursing Economics. 26(2), 75-81. Retrieved November 2012 from Proquest
Feng, Q. & Antony, J. (2010), Integrating DEA into Six Sigma methodology for measuring health service efficiency. The Journal of the Operational Research Society, 61(7) 1112-1122. Retrieved November 2012 from  Proquest
Hoerl, R. W. & Gardner, M. M. (2010). Lean Six Sigma, creativity, and innovation. International Journal of Lean Six Sigma, 1(1), 30. Retrieved November 2012 from Proquest
Kollberg, B., Dahlgaard, J. J., & Per-Olaf, B. (2007). Measuring lean initiatives in health care services: Issues and findings. International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management,56(1), 7-24. Retrieved November 2012 from Proquest
Nold, H. (2011). Merging knowledge creation theory with the Six-Sigma model for improving organizations: The continuous Loop model.International Journal of Management, 28(2), 469-477. Retrieved November 2012 from Proquest
Vonnegut, M. (2007). Is Quality Improvement Improving Quality? A View from the Doctor’s Office,  The New England Journal of Medicine, 357(26), 2652. Retrieved November 2012 from Proquest
Vuori, H. (2007). Introducing quality assurance: an exercise in audacity, International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance, 20(1), 10. Retrieved November 2012 from Proquest
Reporting Quality Data on Your Hospital Website: What? Why? How? Robert A Cherry, Gregory M Caputo.Physician Executive. Tampa: May/Jun 2011. Vol. 37, Iss. 3; p. 24. Retrieved November 2012 from Proquest
Pulakanam, V. (2012). Costs and savings of six sigma programs; An empirical study. The Quality Management Journal, 19(4), 39-54. Retrieved November 2012 from Proquest
The Ongoing Quality Improvement Journey: Next Stop, High Reliability Mark R Chassin, Jerod M Loeb. Health Affairs. Chevy Chase: Apr 2011. Vol. 30, Iss. 4; pg. 559, 10 pgs. Retrieved November 2012 from Proquest
Thomas, E. A. (2011). Implementation of occupational health service improvements through application of total quality management processes. AAOHN Journal, 59(6), 267-273 Retrieved November 2012 from Proquest
Websites

 

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