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WEEK 6 QUIZ HSCI710
Question 1
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Which of the following helped increase life expectancy in the United States by as much as 30 years over
the course of the twentieth century? Select all that apply.
Dramatic reductions in cardiovascular disease
The transformation of HIV infection to a manageable chronic condition
The growing concentration of medical professionals in urban areas
Significant reductions in the number of people who smoke
Question 2
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All medical professionals are required to do which of the following?
Adopt the team-based model of care
Develop a patient database
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Document their commitment to continuing medical education
Expand their professional networks
Question 3
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Which of the following is used by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services as a quality metric?
Number of hospital-acquired infections
Readmission rates
Number of vaccinated children in schools
Patient satisfaction with providers
Question 4
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Which of the following are among the drivers that can influence provider behavior and improve quality?
Select all that apply.
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Professionalism
Public reporting
Patient privacy policies
National and regional quality improvement initiatives
Consumerism
Question 5
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Which of the following is the third-leading cause of hospital deaths in the United States?
Cancer
Heart disease
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Medical errors
Accidents
Question 6
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The effort to create deliberate, targeted incentives to improve quality in health care often relies on
which of the following strategies?
Capitation
Pay for performance
Fee for service
Third-party billing
Question 7
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Which of the following is a major goal of patient groups like the National Breast Cancer Coalition and the
Arthritis Foundation?
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To integrate patients’ self-reported and clinical data
To advocate for additional research on quality
To assign patient-safety letter grades to hospitals
To move health care payment from volume-based to value-based
Question 8
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A study of public reporting in the health care industry found that about what percent of even the best
reports needed substantial improvement and redesign?
15%
30%
50%
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80%
Question 9
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Which country has often ranked last in an ongoing Commonwealth Fund study of health care in 11
countries?
Germany
Sweden
Australia
The United States
Question 10
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Which of the following must administrators do in the years ahead to implement change in the health
care industry? Select all that apply.
Outsource the task of improving quality and safety
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Promote excellence in response to individual patient needs and preferences
Promote effective teamwork
Celebrate innovations that make the right thing to do the easy thing to do
Question 11
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The National Strategy for Quality Improvement was mandated by which of the following?
The Affordable Care Act (ACA)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
The Institute for Healthcare Improvement
The Partnership for Patients
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Question 12
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Quality care is one’s individual experience with a healthcare provider rather than the cumulative
experiences of the individual or a group.
True
False
PartialQuestion 13
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Which of the following are future challenges for public reporting in the health care industry? Select all
that apply.
The need to link cost information to quality
The need to incorporate social media to reach more consumers
The need to reduce the cost of reporting
The need to increase the timeliness and clinical robustness of public reports
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Question 14
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Which of the following are the dimensions of quality care in the model proposed by Donabedian? Select
all that apply.
Structures
Process
Outcomes
Payment
Question 15
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The system can improve quality and safety by measuring what they are doing and with what effect.
True
False
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Question 16
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We can incentive healthcare quality through financial and policy methods to drive behavior
True
False
Question 17
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Which of the following face reporting mandates in only 8 states?
Physicians
Hospitals
Nursing homes
Health plans
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Question 18
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A particularly vulnerable moment for many patients occurs when which of the following occurs?
Discharge from the hospital
First consultation with a new care provider
Awakening in the recovery room
Post-surgical checkup
Question 19
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Which of the following ideally characterize data that can contribute to quality improvement? Select all
that apply.
Readily available as a by-product of the care process itself
Accessible to all stakeholders in the health care system
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Recent enough to permit analysis and improvement in close to real time
Detailed enough to enable hypothesizing about which factors contribute to current levels of quality
Question 20
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Which of the following is a disadvantage of social media such as Facebook, Yelp, and Twitter as tools of
consumer engagement in the health care industry?
Consumer engagement via social media is far-reaching in terms of audience and impact
Social media generate greater information sharing and dialogue
Social media offer an avenue for the patient’s voice to contribute to efforts to improve health care
delivery
There is no credible third-party mediator in social media
Question 21
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Process and outcomes have a significant influence on quality care
True
False
Question 22
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Despite being one step removed from the actual delivery of services, an increasing number of health
care payers have begun to do which of the following?
Encourage patients to choose ambulatory services rather than hospitalization
Incorporate rates of hospital-acquired infections in their payment strategies
Rely on social media to inform patients about quality criteria in health care
Look for blockbuster drugs to improve more outcomes
Question 23
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Which of the following are dimensions of quality according to the Institute of Medicine? Select all that
apply.
Safety
Effectiveness
Efficiency
Low cost
Equitable access
Question 24
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An organizational culture refers to clinicians having the right tools or data to do one’s job.
True
False
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Question 25
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Which of the following has helped link payment for health care services to results?
Passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA)
Some states’ refusal of federal funds to expand Medicaid
New definitions of quality as it applies to health care
The plethora of online information about provider performance

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WEEK 6 QUIZ HSCI710 Question 1 1 / 1 pts Which of the following helped increase life expectancy in the United States by as much as 30 years over the course of the twentieth century? Select all that apply. Dramatic reductions in cardiovascular disease The transformation of HIV infection to a manageable chronic condition The growing concentration of medical professionals in urban areas Significant reductions in the number of people who smoke Question 2 1 / 1 pts All medical professionals are required to do which of the following? Adopt the team-based model of care Develop a patient database Document their commitment to continuing medical education Expand their professional networks Question 3 1 / 1 pts Which of the following is used by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services as a quality metric? Number of hospital-acquired infections Readmission rates Number of vaccinated children in schools Patient satisfaction with providers Question 4 1 / 1 pts Which of the following are among the drivers that can influence provider behavior and improve quality? Select all that apply. Professionalism Public reporting Patient privacy policies National and regional quality improvement initiatives Consumerism Question 5 1 / 1 pts Which of the following is the third-leading cause of hospital deaths in the United States? Cancer Heart disease Medical errors Accidents Question 6 1 / 1 pts The effort to create deliberate, targeted incentives to improve quality in health care often relies on which of the following strategies? Capitation Pay for performance Fee for service Third-party billing Question 7 1 / 1 pts Which of the following is a major goal of patient groups like the National Breast Cancer Coalition and the Arthritis Foundation? To integrate patients’ self-reported and clinical data To advocate for additional research on quality To assign patient-safety letter grades to hospitals To move health care payment from volume-based to value-based Question 8 1 / 1 pts A study of public reporting in the health care industry found that about what percent of even the best reports needed substantial improvement and redesign? 15% 30% 50% 80% Question 9 1 / 1 pts Which country has often ranked last in an ongoing Commonwealth Fund study of health care in 11 countries? Germany Sweden Australia The United States Question 10 1 / 1 pts Which of the following must administrators do in the years ahead to implement change in the health care industry? Select all that apply. Outsource the task of improving quality and safety Promote excellence in response to individual patient needs and preferences Promote effective teamwork Celebrate innovations that make the right thing to do the easy thing to do Question 11 1 / 1 pts The National Strategy for Quality Improvement was mandated by which of the following? The Affordable Care Act (ACA) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) The Institute for Healthcare Improvement The Partnership for Patients Question 12 1 / 1 pts Quality care is one’s individual experience with a healthcare provider rather than the cumulative experiences of the individual or a group. True False PartialQuestion 13 0.33 / 1 pts Which of the following are future challenges for public reporting in the health care industry? Select all that apply. The need to link cost information to quality The need to incorporate social media to reach more consumers The need to reduce the cost of reporting The need to increase the timeliness and clinical robustness of public reports Question 14 1 / 1 pts Which of the following are the dimensions of quality care in the model proposed by Donabedian? Select all that apply. Structures Process Outcomes Payment Question 15 1 / 1 pts The system can improve quality and safety by measuring what they are doing and with what effect. True False Question 16 1 / 1 pts We can incentive healthcare quality through financial and policy methods to drive behavior True False Question 17 1 / 1 pts Which of the following face reporting mandates in only 8 states? Physicians Hospitals Nursing homes Health plans Question 18 1 / 1 pts A particularly vulnerable moment for many patients occurs when which of the following occurs? Discharge from the hospital First consultation with a new care provider Awakening in the recovery room Post-surgical checkup Question 19 1 / 1 pts Which of the following ideally characterize data that can contribute to quality improvement? Select all that apply. Readily available as a by-product of the care process itself Accessible to all stakeholders in the health care system Recent enough to permit analysis and improvement in close to real time Detailed enough to enable hypothesizing about which factors contribute to current levels of quality Question 20 1 / 1 pts Which of the following is a disadvantage of social media such as Facebook, Yelp, and Twitter as tools of consumer engagement in the health care industry? Consumer engagement via social media is far-reaching in terms of audience and impact Social media generate greater information sharing and dialogue Social media offer an avenue for the patient’s voice to contribute to efforts to improve health care delivery There is no credible third-party mediator in social media Question 21 1 / 1 pts Process and outcomes have a significant influence on quality care True False Question 22 1 / 1 pts Despite being one step removed from the actual delivery of services, an increasing number of health care payers have begun to do which of the following? Encourage patients to choose ambulatory services rather than hospitalization Incorporate rates of hospital-acquired infections in their payment strategies Rely on social media to inform patients about quality criteria in health care Look for blockbuster drugs to improve more outcomes Question 23 1 / 1 pts Which of the following are dimensions of quality according to the Institute of Medicine? Select all that apply. Safety Effectiveness Efficiency Low cost Equitable access Question 24 1 / 1 pts An organizational culture refers to clinicians having the right tools or data to do one’s job. True False Question 25 1 / 1 pts Which of the following has helped link payment for health care services to results? Passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Some states’ refusal of federal funds to expand Medicaid New definitions of quality as it applies to health care The plethora of online information about provider performance Name: Description: ...
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