This is the only nursing text to facilitate the achievement by Doctor of Nursing Practice graduates (DNPs) s of the highest possible competency in conducting systematic and in-depth evaluations of all aspects of health care...text keeps pace with the rapidly evolving health care market by presenting a more comprehensive range of evaluation strategies for analyzing quality, safety, and value in health care practice and programs, with an emphasis on conducting, interpreting, and disseminating findings. It includes three new chapters addressing evaluation and outcomes, program evaluation, quality improvement, and reporting and disseminating the results.
Hospitals and healthcare systems around the world have attempted to build and sustain evidence-based practice (EBP) cultures and environments, yet they have struggled to clearly understand what EBP competency means. Implementing the Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) Competencies in Healthcare clears up that confusion and serves as a guide for clinicians, leaders, faculty, EBP mentors, and students in achieving EBP competency, facilitating evidence-based decision making in daily practice, and accelerating the speed at which research knowledge is translated into real-world settings to improve health outcomes and decrease healthcare costs..
Homecare providers need to start focusing on patient education and engagement initiatives to ensure better outcomes and compliance, sustain high ratings and a good reputation, and continue to receive referrals for post-acute care. Quality Care in Home Health: Improving Patient Outcomes and Agency Scores provides home health agencies with the tools and tactics they need to address the measures and improve publicly reported survey results through training, systematic practices, and bedside clinical behavior.
"Reveals how health care providers can revitalize medicine - and help control costs - by taking control of their jobs, improving existing processes, sharing decision-making, boosting one another's self-esteem and rising to face challenges together. The book also zeroes in on the special needs, rights, and responsibilities of patients."
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