Assignment Content

  1.    Select a health care facility or service (e.g., hospital, physician practice, long-term care facility, ambulance service, pharmacy, or skilled nursing facility)( In Maryland)
  2. Design a 700- to 1,050-word proposal for a process improvement or cultural change that would affect all levels of staff in the organization (e.g., Lean Six Sigma or Studer Group). Use the following headings to outline the proposal:

    Proposed change (overview including description of the facility or service and identify improvement or change framework being used)
    • Include rationale for the change and framework selection
    • Intended outcomes (achievements and benefits)
    • Estimated time frames (preparation, planning, consultation, implementation and evaluation)
    • Additional factors (factors crucial to success)
    • Estimated costs (summarize the financials and may prepare simple budget as an appendix and refer to this within the text)
    • Impacts (benefits and adverse impacts use the framework selected to discuss the impacts)
    • Stakeholders (internal and external
    • Operations (process, technology & structure benefits and adverse impacts)
    • Conclusion

      Cite 3 reputable references to support your assignment (e.g., trade or industry publications, government or agency websites, scholarly works, or other sources of similar quality).

      Format your assignment according to APA guidelines.