- Describe how a SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats) analysis can directly assist with improving quality in a healthcare organization (reduced mortality, improving door to balloon times, etc).
- Choose at least two operational management theories Management by Objectives (MBO), Total Quality Management (TQM), and Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI), and discuss their similarities and differences.
- Which operational management theory do you believe would be best to improve quality in a healthcare environment (Reduced readmissions, reduced medication errors, improved patient satisfaction, etc.) ? Explain.
- Describe at least two areas of improvement. Select one and provide a detailed outline for quality improvement based on the previous category.
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