What is Quality of Care?

Quality of Care

This module’s activities explored quality of care issues. Prepare for this discussion:

  • Go to Medicare’s Find & compare doctors, hospitals, & other providers, and click one of the categories (Hospitals, Nursing homes, etc.). https://www.medicare.gov/forms-help-resources/find…
  • Identify three providers near where you live, clicking “Add to Compare” for each of the providers.
  • Once three providers have been selected, click “Compare Now.”
  • Identify a health issue included in the selected category that has meaning to you.
    • For example, the “Timely and Effective Care” tab for the Hospital compare site is a good place to start.
  • Explore the quality of care measures that are targeted at improving health outcomes for patients with that health issue.

For this discussion, in at least 300 words:

  • Describe the health issue you selected and the quality measure(s) you reviewed.
  • Compare and contrast the 3 providers and identify which provider you would go to for treatment if you had that issue.
  • Explain in detail why you selected that specific provider.

What is Quality of Care?

Last Updated on February 10, 2019 by EssayPro