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  1. It is said, “You can’t manage what you don’t measure.” Think about healthcare as a future health information professional and as a user of healthcare services. Do you agree with the above statement? Why or why not? Explain your answer in terms of expectations from healthcare facilities and providers nowadays. Note: Think about something as simple as your performance in a class. How do you know you need improvement? You may identify a need to improve when you see that your grade is below the maximum or below your personal goal, right? So you actually need to see the number of points along with an explanation of why it is low. Then, you can do something to improve it. Now make your analogy for healthcare.
  2. Think about an aspect of healthcare that you are familiar with or any other aspect of school or life in general that needs improvement. After a brief description of your miniscenario, discuss the following.
    • What are the structure indicators for the selected scenario? Identify some inputs.
    • What are the process indicators? Explain the process.
    • What are the outcome indicators? Identify some of the outputs.
    • Which indicators do you think need to change to make an improvement?


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DrNancyJ
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Question 1

I agree with the statement that you cannot manage what you do not measure. In
healthcare, medical practitioners face a myriad of cases that require constant diagnosis and
different management mechanisms. In community setup, doctors and nurses are needed to look
for an opportunity for effectively reducing costs and ensuring quality is maintained or improved.
Healthcare facilities and providers are required to provide performance measurement on the
quality of their medical facility, patient experience care, disparities in performance, cost of
healthcare services among others. In work setup, the structural measure provides the patients
with health facility’s systems, capacity, and processes to provide high-quality care. Such
measures can be the ratio of service providers to the patient, the number of board-certified
practitioners and use of electronic med...

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Thanks, good work

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