Review the story at the link below before posting to the discussion:
Rau, J. (2015). Half of nation’s hospitals fail again to escape Medicare’s readmission penalties. Kaiser Health News. Retrieved from http://khn.org/news/half-of-nations-hospitals-fail-again-to-escape-medicares-readmission-penalties/ (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
Half Of Nation’s Hospitals Fail Again To Escape Medicare’s Readmission Penalties
After you have finished, consider how you would respond to the following situation:
Your local hospital has received notice from CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid) regarding their readmission rates.
1. As a BSN prepared nurse, you have been asked to serve as a consultant to suggest a new Quality (Performance) Improvement process for ONE of the areas of deficiency. Write some brief steps (suggestions) for improvement as you contemplate accepting the consulting opportunity.
2. Share practice improvements utilized from your own clinical nursing experiences that have led to enhanced patient outcomes.
NURS 4003 Nursing Research
Evidence Based Table Template (75 points)
The student will use the template below to develop an Evidence Based Table to be used for the literature review. The student should include a minimum of 15 articles related to the approved nursing topic of interest (topic approved by instructor for literature review paper). The student will then complete the table below. Every section of the table must be completed. It is highly recommended to save each article for review. A research binder would be ideal to save and organize the articles. Organization and grouping of similar articles will help when writing the paper. Complete and submit the table via the BB assignment link