Data for Clinical

Week 2A – Assignment: Determine Data for Clinical, Operational, and Financial Performance

Instructions

After attending a couple of leadership meetings for your healthcare organization, it has become apparent that your organization is struggling to obtain the right data to help support healthcare decisions. As a result of this gap, your organization plans to develop a robust data-driven operation. Because of your previous experience with leading healthcare organizations that have transformed themselves with data, you were tapped to lead this effort. To ensure your organization’s data will meet leadership and stakeholder’s needs, you and your team conducted a needs assessment and found that your organization will benefit from a solid clinical, operational, and financial data asset.

To ensure your analytic team and the IT department are on the same page regarding the types of data needed to address your organization’s clinical, operational, and financial performance, you decide to write a brief report that spells out the types of data needed for this goal. Also, highlight how you will source this data.

Length: 3-5 pages

References: Include a minimum of 4 scholarly resources.

The completed assignment should address all of the assignment requirements, exhibit evidence of concept knowledge, and demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the content presented in the course. The writing should integrate scholarly resources, reflect academic expectations and current 7TH EDITION OF APA standards,

Week 2B – Assignment: Use Research Strategies to Support Evidence-Based Practice in Healthcare

Instructions

As a respected healthcare administrator with years of experience incorporating evidence-based research in the management and operation of the healthcare facilities that you lead, you were tapped to help two sister organizations arrive at an informed decision regarding some of the scenarios they confront lately. Review each organization’s scenario, and then present a succinct narrative to explain the most appropriate research strategy that will help them arrive at decisions that are more beneficial to the patients they serve and their organization at large.

First Organization: This organization is planning to implement an alternative cardiac surgical procedure in its 200-bed facility. In the literature, there have been thousands of research efforts conducted on the effectiveness of this alternative surgical procedure. What research strategy will you use to demonstrate the effectiveness of this procedure? Be sure to narrate the key steps you will take to gather evidence and demonstrate evidence for the effectiveness of this procedure.

Second Organization: This organization is planning to adopt new technology for its health information improvement initiative. The organization is considering two information technological options and it is interested in selecting an option that is the most effective monetary wise. What specific research strategy will you use to demonstrate the option with the best value? Be sure to narrate the key steps you will take to demonstrate the conduction of this resource allocation analysis.

Length: 2-4 pages

References: Include a minimum of 6 scholarly resources.

The completed assignment should address all of the assignment requirements, exhibit evidence of concept knowledge, and demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the content presented in the course. The writing should integrate scholarly resources, reflect academic expectations and current 7TH EDITION OF APA standards,