Analyze relationships between outcomes and resource utilization

Discussion Topic

Order Description
Module 6 Course objectives:

1. Identify a process for selecting effective outcomes, to include outcomes that are culturally sensitive, for performance/process measurement in various healthcare settings.
2. Analyze relationships between outcomes and resource utilization
3. Value clinical outcomes measurement as a process for improving healthcare delivery.

During completion of this module, students will
1. Discuss measures of patient satisfaction as it relates to other outcomes measures

Reading assignment:
Malloch, K and Porter-o’Grady, T.(2010). Introduction to evidence-based practice in nursing and healthcare, 2nd edition. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers. Read Chapter 8

And
Block, D. J. (2006). Healthcare outcomes management. Strategies for planning and evaluation. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers. Read Chapter 9 and 10

Assignment:
Write a discussion Exploring the association between patient satisfaction and the other outcome measures