C 161 1Principles of Organizational Performance ManagementC 161Amesha CustisWestern Governor’s UniversityMay 12, 2016
C 161 2The purpose of the assessment is to prevent falls that may result in pain or an injury to older individuals in the community between the age of 60-80. An outcome measure related to the patient population above is to raise the percentage of senior citizens age 60-80 who participate in moderate physical activity on most days of the week to decrease the risk of falls and injuries. With performance, they will co-exist with health care providers and community senior programs to promote regular exerciseto decrease falls with injuries. With quality, you will circulate exercise information throughout the community to improve the percentage of seniors who exercise to decrease falls. With patient safety, educating the seniors in the community to improve the percentage of seniors who exercise to decrease falls. With employee engagement, identifying seniors who have had a recent fall to decrease a potential another falls with or without injury. A major outcome related to prevent falls is to decrease the fall rate by 20%. Key drivers for this outcome is patient satisfaction improvement which can be the overall improvement in falls decreasing and seniors feeling safe in the community. Another major outcome related to prevention of falls is to decrease the risk for infection. This is important because infection in a senior may lead to confusion, impaired physical mobility and abnormal vital signs. Key drivers for this outcome is education on infection, importance of hand washing to decrease infection and encourage fluid intake to decrease dehydration and infection that would fluctuate vital signs. “Performance outcome measures is a management tool, used to clarify goals, document contribution toward achieving these goals, and document the benefits of the program and the services to clients.” (Performance Outcome, 2008) A way in decreasing the rates of falls with this measurement is to track the effectiveness of the interventions, this will indicate if the results are being achieved. According to Quality Measures, patient reported quality outcome measures are able to show if a patient healthcare received is improved by the services rendered. (2011) With his outcome measure, fall risk interventions can be compared for effectiveness. With the outcome patient safety, we know “its attributed to healthcare systems that minimizes the incidence and impact of adverse events and
C 161 3maximizes recovering from such events. “(Patient Safety, 2011) With the rise in falls nationwide, it is imperative that patient safety is tracked due to the high prevalence of avoidable adverse events with patient safety related to falls and limit the blame given out and in turn you build a high reliable organization amongst the multidisciplinary team.
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