In this assignment, you will take on the role of Quality Improvement Manager at Rasmussen Hospital. You have learned that there may be an increase in the number of patients with a nosocomial infection and the hospital would like to the rates to stay below 2%.
The Chief Medical Officer (CMO) has provided you with the Quality Improvement Initiative Worksheet below. The worksheet contains 2 years of data regarding Patient Infections and Discharges as well as detailed instructions for each of the parts highlighted below:
- Part 1: Compute the monthly nosocomial infection rates and provide two bar graphs depicting the infection rate for each month for the past 2 years. Then analyze the graphs and indicate data trends.
- Part 2: Explain which hospital employees should be on the Performance Improvement (PI) Team.
- Part 3: Address teamwork issues on the Performance Improvement (PI) Team.
Download the Quality Improvement Initiative Worksheet, complete the 3 parts, then save your completed worksheet.