Comparative Performance

For this discussion, you are tasked with comparing two hospitals, HOSPTIAL #1 (YOUR CHOICE) that is
considered a safety-net hospital (public hospitals who care for a large segment of the population who are

  1. Take the following steps to find two hospitals:
  2. Enter a city and state, and then select Locate.
  3. A list of hospitals for that city and state will populate on the page.
  4. Select View Report.
  5. Select View Accreditation History.
  6. Next, select the most recent Quality Report, which will open as a PDF document.
  7. Scroll down to the pages that list the National Patient Safety Goals and then the National Quality
    Improvement Goals.
  8. Choose one from either list.
  9. If you choose a National Patient Safety Goal,
    State the goal and the procedure(s) indicated in the Organization Should
  10. Discuss the implications to the patient, staff (physicians, nurses, medical assistance, pharmacists, etc.) and
    hospital if the health care professional fails to follow the procedure indicated.
  11. If you choose a Quality Improvement Goal,
    State the measure and explanation of that goal.
  12. Discuss how the hospital can improve their performance to meet the target.
    IMPORTANT !! Repeat the above steps for a second hospital. (HACKENSACK MERIDIAN
    HEALTH/HACKENSAK HOSPITAL) Reminder, one hospital should be a safety-net hospital and HOSPITAL #2
    should serve an affluent community.
  13. Next, compare and contrast the differences between the two facilities.
  14. After review of the two hospitals, discuss your opinion about the reasons these hospitals could have
  15. Your initial post should be 250 to 300 words
  16. utilize at least one scholarly source recommendations for improvement.
  17. Cite all sources in APA format as outlined.

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