The Quality Improvement Plan-Work must be thorough!

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Course Scenario

Chaparral Regional Hospital is a small, urban hospital of approximately 60 beds, and offers the following:

  • Emergency room services
  • Intensive care
  • Surgical care
  • Obstetrics
  • Diagnostic services
  • Some rehabilitation therapies
  • Inpatient pharmacy services
  • Geriatric services
  • Consumer physician referral services

Recently, the CEO has been hearing complaints from both patients and staff, varying from long wait times to rude physicians. You have been hired to design and implement a Quality Improvement Plan to help uncover quality problems and to satisfactorily resolve them.

Scenario Continued

You have been asked to present a narrated visual report for the CEO and Board of Directors on a video conference call to share your major findings and to discuss recommendations. ***I will narrate, put the information I am to narrate in the notes section of the powerpoint****


  • Describe different quality methods within healthcare.
  • Explain the basic models of quality improvement in healthcare.
  • Evaluate the role and importance of patient satisfaction.
  • Evaluate the role and importance of the patient experience.
  • Apply statistics to different quality methods in healthcare.
  • Apply quality improvement methods.


Your narrated visual report should include the following:

  • Types of measurements that will be used.
  • Overall design of the survey.
  • Identifies who will lead the QI task force.
  • Identifies who should be on the task force.
  • Suggestions for implementing the results of the survey.

Your narrated visual report should be done using Microsoft PowerPoint.


-Minimum of 12 Slides


-Uses mastery of competency to devise alternate solutions and create new value.

-Thoroughly discusses clear examples of quality methods that are used throughout healthcare department

-.Thoroughly discusses and provides examples of different models of QI methods within healthcare with supporting details.

-Thoroughly discusses and defines the role of the patient experience and its use within healthcare while providing clear and concise supporting details.

-Thoroughly discusses and provides examples of the QI plan application and details supporting this QI plan implementation.

Thoroughly discusses and provides clear examples of statistics used within different quality methods with supporting details.

-Thoroughly discusses and applies quality methods to areas within healthcare and provides supporting details.


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School: Carnegie Mellon University

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Quality Improvement Plan

Quality Improvement methods

A lean organization understands
customer value and focuses its key
process to continuously increase it.
The ultimate goal is to provide
perfect value to the customer through
a perfect value creation process that
has zero waste.

Six Sigma

Six Sigma is a disciplined, data-driven
approach for eliminating defects in any
process. This is accomplished through the
use of two sub-methodologies: Define
Measure Analyze Improve Control (DMAIC)
and Define Measure Analyze Design Verify

Models of QI methods In healthcare

Plan-Identify an opportunity to

improve and plan a change
Do - Carry out the plan for


Study-Examine the results

Act- Based on the results

of the testing period

Role of Patient Experience.
Quality improvement

Quality improvement
efforts should address
the needs of the
patient by targeting
patient access, safety,
and promoting patient
engagement. the
needs of the patient by
targeting patient access,
safety, and promoting
patient engagement

Patient Satisfaction
 Patient


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