Deliverable 2- Cost Quality and Access of Care
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You are the senior clinical analyst for the Oakridge Health System. Oakridge Health System is comprised of Medicare-certified hospitals, home health, hospice, inpatient rehabilitation and long-term care facilities. The Chief Medical Officer (CMO) needs to identify a quality improvement initiative for the next fiscal year. You are tasked to write a white paper outlining the quality of care for Medicare-certified hospitals across the country.
Your white paper should include:
*Clear and thorough analysis of state and national health care quality. Includes comprehensive information on data reported by CMS with multiple supporting examples.
*Identification of one quality measure from your analysis to recommend for an initiative. Includes comprehensive descriptions for the quality measure with multiple supporting examples.
*Clear and thorough evaluation of the quality measure outcomes. And Includes comprehensive justification of the quality improvement principles to support recommendation with multiple supporting examples.
This assignment uses a grading rubric. Please read the requirements of the rubric before you start writing your paper.
Levels of Assessment
(Far Exceeds Standard)
|Organization||Writing lacks logical organization. It shows some coherence but ideas lack unity. Serious errors.||Writing is coherent and logically organized. Some points remain misplaced and stray from the topic.|
Transitions evident but not used throughout essay.
|Writing is coherent and logically organized with transitions used between ideas and paragraphs to create coherence. Overall unity of ideas is present.||Writing shows high degree of attention to logic and reasoning of points. Unity clearly leads the reader to the conclusion and stirs thought regarding the topic.|
|Level of Content||Shows some thinking and reasoning but most ideas are underdeveloped and unoriginal.||Content indicates thinking and reasoning applied with original thought on a few ideas.||Content indicates original thinking and develops ideas with sufficient and firm evidence.||Content indicates synthesis of ideas, in- depth analysis and evidences original thought and support for the topic.|
|Development||Main points lack detailed development. Ideas are vague with little evidence of critical thinking.||Main points are present with limited detail and development. Some critical thinking is present.||Main points well developed with quality supporting details and quantity. Critical thinking is weaved into points||Main points well developed with high quality and quantity support. Reveals high degree of critical thinking.|
|Grammar & Mechanics||Spelling, punctuation, and grammatical errors create distraction, making reading difficult; fragments, comma splices, run-ons evident.|
Errors are frequent.
|Most spelling, punctuation, and grammar correct allowing reader to progress though essay. Some errors remain.||Essay has few spelling, punctuation, and grammatical errors allowing reader to follow ideas clearly. Very few fragments or run-ons.||Essay is free of distracting spelling, punctuation, and grammatical errors; absent of fragments, comma splices, and run-ons.|
|Style||Mostly in elementary form with little or no variety in sentence structure, diction, rhetorical devices or emphasis.||Approaches college level usage of some variety in sentence patterns, diction, and rhetorical devices.||Attains college level style; tone is appropriate and rhetorical devices used to enhance content; sentence variety used effectively.||Shows outstanding style going beyond usual college level; rhetorical devices and tone used effectively; creative use of sentence structure and coordination|
|Format||Fails to follow format and assignment requirements; incorrect margins, spacing and indentation; neatness of essay needs attention.||Meets format and assignment requirements; generally correct margins, spacing, and indentations; essay is neat but may have some assembly errors.||Meets format and assignment requirements; margins, spacing, and indentations are correct; essay is neat and correctly assembled.||Meets all formal and assignment requirements and evidences attention to detail; all margins, spacing and indentations are correct; essay is neat and correctly assembled with professional look.|