For Milestone One, submit a draft of your introduction. In Module One, you selected a specific issue confronting your healthcare organization that you can effectively address through your capstone program proposal. For this milestone, provide an overview of the problem and its impacts on outcomes, policies, and procedures. Identify the populations affected and the target audience.
Specific Issue selected : Patient Safety and Quality
Prompt: In Milestone One, you will submit a draft of your introduction (Section I). Milestone One will encompass the introduction and an annotated bibliography of at least five peer-reviewed sources that you intend to use. Select a specific issue confronting your healthcare organization that you can effectively address through your capstone program proposal.
Specifically, the following critical elements must be addressed:
This should include a brief statement of the problem, purpose of program, and its impact on your selected healthcare issue. Identify the issue to be addressed and include an accurate and detailed overview of the issue, including a discussion of the effect of your identified issue on population health outcomes, vulnerable populations, and your organization’s healthcare reimbursement policies and procedures. In general, include all information that you think is necessary to establish a comprehensive analysis and foundation for understanding your chosen issue and proposed program. This section should also describe your target audience (such as healthcare executives, administrators, and clients) in relation to this proposal and why your proposal would be relevant for this audience. For example, how might your proposal help hospital administrators make effective and ethical decisions surrounding patient safety and quality?
Guidelines for Submission: The draft of your introduction should be submitted as a 2- to 3-page Microsoft Word document with double spacing, 12-point Times New Roman font, and one-inch margins. Any references should be cited in APA format.