Promoting CQI Efforts

Ashford HCA 375 Week 1 DQ 2 Promoting CQI Efforts

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) developed six specific aims to ensure the delivery and improvement of health care. Choose two from the six aims: Safe, effective, patient-centered, timely, efficient and equitable (Institute of Medicine, 2001). Of the two aims you chose, discuss the effects on the delivery of quality care. Give an example of how a hospital or physician practice can meet these aims.

Your initial post should be 250-300 words and utilize at least one scholarly source from the Ashford University Library to justify your choices. Sources must be cited in APA format as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.

Guided Response: Read your classmates’ posts. Then choose two classmates and respond to them by answering the following questions:

  • What would you consider to be the main obstacle in implementing the two aims your classmates chose?
  • What are your recommendations for resolving the obstacle to ensure the aim’s success?

List at least one scholarly source to support your recommendation. Sources must be cited in APA format as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.