Week 4 | The New Focus on Quality and Outcomes
Assignment Process of Care Paper
Due Date: Aug 02, 2017 23:59:59 Max Points: 80
1) Access the Hospital Compare website (.medicare.gov/hospitalcompare/search.html” title=”https://www.medicare.gov/hospitalcompare/search.html”>www.medicare.gov/hospitalcompare/search.html) and select a local hospital. Look at the hospital’s publically reported indicators for Process of Care.
2) Write a paper of 1,000-1,200 words that analyzes how the selected hospital performs on these indicators versus two of its competitors. Include your thoughts on the pros and cons of publically reporting these data sets.
3) Refer to the website and incorporate specific examples and details into your paper.
4) Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
5) This assignment uses a grading rubric. Instructors will be using the rubric to grade the assignment; therefore, students should review the