As a doctorally prepared nurse, you are writing a Continuous Quality Improvement project plan on Reducing readmission/hospitalization rates for patients with Heart Failure;
1. Describe how the Quality program is measured, data is collected, monitored, and analyzed.
2. Determine performance measures, and develop indicators to measure performance, core measures, etc.
3. Discuss a data collection plan including data collection methods such as chart review, etc. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) policies must be followed.
4. Consider following structure, process, outcomes, and patients’ experience measures. You must use nationally recognized and standardized measures if possible. See the HCQA Health Plan Employer Data and Information Set (HEDIS) measures a tool which lists inpatient and ambulatory performance measures in health care.
Document this assignment in 6 pages document and include 5 References.