The leader of a local health care organization, Cindy Janowski, has noticed leading organizations successfully implement QI plans. Cindy wants to ensure her organization keeps current with those organizations’ quality standards. She has hired you to research the industry’s quality standards and how to improve quality in her organization.
Write a report on your findings in which you answer the following questions:
- What are the foundational frameworks of QI? Why do various health care stakeholders define the quality of care differently? What are the roles of various clinicians and patients in QI?
- Why is quality management needed in the health care industry? What areas must be monitored for quality? What accrediting and regulatory organizations are involved in QI? What are their roles? What helpful resources and organizations affect QI?
Cite a minimum of two scholarly references to support your information. Note. Wikipedia is not a valid source.