HC 491 Week 3 Homework

A hierarchical array links related measures the

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foundation, and rationale for measure and measure sets. A hierarchical array links related measures.  The clearing house is the starting point for any discussion of clinical performance measurement. The  leapfrog group also advocates performance improvement practices and surveys HCOs o assess their  compliance. P4P initiatives are collaborations with providers and other stakeholders to ensure that valid  quality measures are used, that outcomes are measures are true indicators of quality of care that  providers are not being pulled in conflicting directions, and that providers have support for achieving  actual improvement (white, 168-72). Chapter 6 1. Describe how an institution can ensure that its medical staff plan is realistic? List the  specific steps you think would be important, and which would make a reassuring checklist when  presented to physicians and to the governing board. There are six major functions that can be used to ensure the medical staffs plan is realistic. Those are: 1. Achieve excellent care 2. Credential and delinquent privileges 3. Plan and implement physician recruitment  4. Provide clinical education for physicians and other professionals 5. Communicate and resolve unmet needs
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6. Negotiate and maintain compensation arrangements Each step must be achievable by the designated team members, so they will need the training,  information, supplies, and equipment. All clinical teams have performance measures and goals that 
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