Assignment: Comparing Organizations With Benchmark Data



Assignment: Comparing Organizations With Benchmark Data
Assignment: Comparing Organizations With Benchmark Data
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Describe the two organizations you selected and explain why you chose them.

Summarize how your local organization compares to the local competitor, state averages, and national averages using the benchmark data from the three Compare sites in this week’s Resources.

Identify and describe any factors that can explain differences in performance measures. Find one scholarly article that could explain the differences.

Explain how these differences in performance measures might impact nursing practice.
Analyze the effect of publicly reported data on the quality and safety of care for ONE of the following organizations. Select hospitals, nursing homes, OR home health agencies, and analyze the effect of the data listed under that organization:

For Hospitals:
Patient Survey Results
Timely and Effective Care
Readmissions, Complications, and Deaths
Use of Medical Imaging
Linking Quality to Payment
Medicare Volume

https://www.medicare.gov/hospitalcompare/About/What-Is-HOS.html
For Hospitals:
Patient Survey Results
Timely and Effective Care
Readmissions, Complications, and Deaths
Use of Medical Imaging
Linking Quality to Payment
Medicare Volume

NURS 3110 Section 04 Information Management and Patient Care Technologies

Month, Day, Year

(enter the date submitted to instructor)

Comparing Organizations with Benchmark Data
Comparing Organizations with Benchmark Data

Begin this paper with a brief paragraph that provides an overview of the assignment and its purpose. There is no separate heading for this paragraph; the heading for this paragraph is the same as the title of the paper. This paragraph will be about 2–3 sentences. The last sentence in this paragraph is a sentence that begins “The purpose of this paper is to¨.

Description of Two Organizations

Paper includes a comprehensive description of two organizations, including an explanation of why the organizations were selected. The description includes location –suburban or urban location, size of the facility (number of beds), awards or certifications and any specialty programs that the facility is renowned for.

Comparison of Two Organizations

Paper includes summary of how student’s chosen organization compares to a chosen competitor on state and national average on two different quality measures using the benchmark data from one of the three Compare sites. Addressed will include the compare site goal for the quality measure, the achieved goals for each facility, and if the facilities compare equally on the measure or one excels above the other.

Analysis of Factors that Contribute to Performance Measures

Assignment describes at least two factors that explain differences on performance measures between the chosen organizations. If the facilities results are comparable note two factors that explain these results. Include using supporting evidence from one scholarly article.

Data Standardization to Improve Quality Comparison Measures

Addresses how the comparison of data analysis is would not happen without standardized data.

Conclusion

End the paper with a summary on the main points of the paper.

References

Although a Reference List not is required at the 2000/3000 AWE Level, you may begin practicing referencing your source/s using APA formatting requirements. Review the “BSN TOP Ten References and Citations” found in Course Resources and the Academic Writing Expectations tab. Also, the Walden Writing Center is YOUR reference resource place at


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