Performance Measurement

Performance Measurement
Directions

Review information found on the following website related to hospital compare
http://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/HospitalQualityInits/HospitalCompare.html

Read the information carefully and then locate the following website.
http://www.medicare.gov/hospitalcompare

Search for hospitals within a 50-mile radius of the community where you are working (Queens, New York) or had your prelicensure clinical experiences. Type in your zip code. Select your hospital and two others. Select hospitals/facilities and choose compare. If you live in a remote area and there are no hospitals listed within a 50-mile radius, select a zip code for a family member or a close friend who does not live near you. The idea is to review comparative data.
Click on the following topics to learn more.
1.Survey of patient’s experiences
2.Timely and effective care (focus your search on two of the conditions that apply to services provided at the hospitals)
3.Readmissions, complications, and deaths
Carefully read the information provided.
Develop a PowerPoint slideshow consisting of 8-10 slides. Include the following, keeping in mind what all this data means.
a.Title slide with information pertinent to the course.
b.List reasons to recommend the website Hospital Compare to consumers (patients).
c.List reasons to recommend the website Hospital Compare to staff who may seek employment.
For the slides below, clearly label the name of each hospital:
a.Summarize patient experiences data for each hospital.
b.Summarize timely and effective care data for two conditions.
c.Summarize data for readmissions and complications and deaths.
d.List recommendations for improving data for one selected facility.
e.Summarize what you learned from this experience.

Best Practices in Preparing PowerPoint Presentations

The following are best practices in preparing this presentation.

Be creative.
Incorporate graphics, clip art, or photographs to increase interest.
Make easy to read with short bullet points and large font.

1.Title slide
2.Reasons to recommend hospital compare to patients
3.Reasons to recommend hospital compare to staff
4.This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Summarize data related to patient experiences
5.This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Summarize data
related to timely and effective care (Three hospitals are labeled A, B, and C. Two different conditions are named and applied to hospitals A, B, and C)
6.Summarize data related to readmissions, complications, and deaths
(Three hospitals are labeled A, B, and C. Data related to readmissions, complications, and deaths are appropriately displayed)
7.Recommendations for improving data for one facility
(Either hospital A, B, or C is specified, or recommendations for improving data are appropriately displayed)
8.This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Summary of learning related to this assignment. (Learning about completing this assignment is stated. Summary of learning is displayed with lists, bulleted items, or other creative ways.)

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