S-P-O Model of Healthcare Quality
You have studied Donabedian’s structure-process-outcome (S-P-O) model (Kelly, 2017) of healthcare quality in your textbook readings. Based on your reading, respond to the following:
· Analyze and evaluate how quality is defined, measured, and reported with regards to the S-P-O model.
· What structural characteristics of the S-P-O model do you think are necessary in creating an effective and efficient process? Why?
· Does evidence-based medicine play a role in the S-P-O model and quality outcomes of care? Justify using examples.
Ayanian, J. Z., & Markel, H. (2016). Donabedian’s lasting framework for health care quality. The New England Journal of Medicine, 375(3), 205-207. Retrieved from
To support your work, use your course and textbook. Cite your sources in your work and provide references for the citations in APA format.
· Your initial posting should be addressed at 300-500 words.Cite your sources using APA format.