The Importance Of Scheduling A 20 Week Obstetric Ultrasound Procedure

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Overview of the Organization: Martin Army Community Hospital is known for providing “responsive and quality healthcare” (Army Medicine, 2013) to active duty military members and military families in order to enhance medical readiness and to improve healthcare for beneficiaries (Army Medicine, 2013). The goal of Martin Army Community Hospital is to be a “world- class health organization that puts the patient’s needs at the center of its mission” (Army Medicine, 2013). Martin Army Community Hospital has several different clinical services to include, Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, Behavioral Health, Department of Radiology, Department of Pathology and several more (Army Medicine, 2013). Once of the busiest departments in the…show more content…
The main focus of the evaluation will be the assessment of how quickly a patient is able to schedule an appointment and how long she has to wait for her actual appointment on the day of the exam. The answers found as a result of the evaluation will hopefully show you, the stakeholders, what the impact of this process is, and what the needs of the Radiology department are. The main goal is to ensure the process of completing a 20 week OB ultrasound is operating to ensure best practices and operating according to policy and to hopefully eliminate any inefficiencies of the ultrasound department. Stakeholders and Audience of Evaluation: The stakeholders for your evaluation will include: the hospital commander, his command group, the Radiology Officer In Charge and the Department of Radiology Supervisor. While the audience for your evaluation will be the ultrasound technicians and the ultrasound staff in the Radiology Department. Evaluation Approach and Model: The evaluation approach that will be used in your evaluation will be process evaluation. We are going to be evaluating a the process of 20 week OB ultrasounds, so this approach will be beneficial because it will allow us the opportunity to see the process of the 20 week OB ultrasound and determine how well it is implemented in the Radiology Department (Using Process Evaluation). By using this approach, you will know the quality of the service provided to the patients. Another awesome benefit of process
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