Implementation of a continuous effort Recommendation

Most of us tend to “peak” (i.e., focus all our efforts to meet a certain deadline, or attain a onetime goal). It is much harder mentally and physically to continuously be up-to-date and on top of things.

  1. How would you recommend the implementation of a continuous effort?
  2. What would be your key concerns? How would you monitor your effectiveness?
  3. Explore many of the hospital-wide Joint Commission medical quality and safety measures and present strategies by which the medical leadership can help impact these in the hospital.

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Newspaper Article
Slabodkin, G. (2017). Joint Commission eases ORYX requirements for acute care hospitals. Health Data Management (Online).
Health and medicine – Quality of care; Researchers at Oregon State University describe findings in quality of care (what drives continuous improvement project success in healthcare?). (2017). Health & Medicine Week.