Quality Of Care And Patient Care Management

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Quality of care and patient care management are most important and essential for a hospital to increase its value. For most of the people ‘quality of care of a hospital’ means proper and dedicatedly treatment to patients by doctors and other staff, at right time, in right way (Burns, et.al, 2012). The purpose of this paper is to write a report for Sunlight Hospital, California on certain improvements in quality of patient care considering important measurements of quality of care and main features used to design a successful quality improvement plan in hospital for increasing efficiency and value of Sunlight Hospital.
Five measurements of quality of care in a hospital In the process of improving health care quality, measuring the quality of care in hospital is most essential step. Quality measurement can help to improve patient care management. Quality measures provide information about how well a hospital offers care for its patients (Burns, et.al, 2012). This information can help to compare with other hospitals. There are various measurements of quality of care used in hospital, which include: 1) structure of hospital, 2) process of care, 3) outcomes of care, 4) patient safety, and 5) patient experience (Burns, et.al, 2012).
Structure of Hospital Settings: This measurement evaluates the both hospital building and staff infrastructure, such as hospital’s administrative office, doctor chambers, patient wards, outdoor wards, patient waiting rooms, capable staffing…
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