Organizational Model Of Healthcare Performance

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Organizational Model of Healthcare Performance, Quality Assessment and Management
High performing healthcare organizations provide quality patient care that is cost efficient. Metro Health has an effective organizational model for its quality assessment and management of healthcare performance. The purpose of this paper is to describe Metro Health’s quality program, management structure, goals, and objectives. Next, this paper will discuss the selection, methodology, and management of quality programs at Metro Health. In addition, this paper will state how staff are trained in quality initiatives and how new quality programs are communicated. Finally, this paper will summarize the evaluation of quality improvement, effectiveness and
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There are several committees that are responsible for the overall quality at Metro Health. The Joint Conference Committee (JCC) and the Medical Executive Committee (MEC) both report to the Metro Health Board of Directors (Carlson, 2014, p. 5). The JCC is an advisory committee and serves as a liaison between the MEC and the Metro Health Board of Directors (Carlson, 2014, p. 5). The MEC is responsible for medical staff and patient care (Carlson, 2014, p. 5). After the top management level, the quality improvement process continues to the subcommittees that look into different aspects of quality management (Carlson, 2014, p. 8). For example, the Infection Prevention Committee looks into quality management aspects regarding the prevention of infections (Carlson, 2014, p. 8). Each department at Metro Health has members on the subcommittees as well. Finally, each department has the Unit Based Council (UBC), where all quality improvement projects are reviewed.
Quality Improvement Projects: Selection, Methodology and Management
Quality improvement projects are selected, managed, and monitored based on a priority basis (L. Blumenstein, personal communication, May 23, 2015). Generally, the priority of the project is related to what is happening within the organization or in response to an occurrence (L. Blumenstein, personal communication, May 23, 2015). For example, the blood transfusion policy was selected as a high
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