Health Care Practitioner Interview Regarding Continuous Quality Improvement

800 Words Apr 15th, 2015 4 Pages
Health Care Practitioner Interview Regarding Continuous Quality Improvement
In today’s health care organizations, Continuous Quality Improvement is a structured organizational process created to improve the quality of health care. The CQI system uses data collected to make positive changes and to recognize trends even before a problem exist. I had the opportunity to administer a “one on one” interview with one of University Medical Center‘s Epic Application Coordinators. Debra Lewis is Senior Analyst whose job entails building systems or designs in the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) department for end users. The Health Information and Compliance Departments are her clients within the hospital. Debra usually deals with the Health Information Modular (HIM) to create applications request which consist of release of information and identity, deficiency tracking, and hospital coding. If the client recognized that the current application needs improvement to be more efficient, they can send a request to see if a system can be built to a specific model for a particular provision. Her educational training has enabled her to perform at an advanced level throughout her professional career. Debra received her A.A.S degree in Health Information Technology, a Bachelors and M.B.A. in Business Administration, and also received credentialing as a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA). With over 25 years of healthcare experience, she is no stranger to Continuous Quality…
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