Improving Patient Satisfaction And Quality Of Care Among Healthcare Organizations

941 Words Nov 3rd, 2016 4 Pages
Capitalizing on Strengths to Improve Work Quality in Healthcare
Quality improvements in the U.S. healthcare system are a major focus in helping to improve patient satisfaction and quality of care among healthcare organizations. As a healthcare professional, it is important to take advantage of the strengths that we each possess and use those to improve work quality and overall quality of care in organizations. These strengths can help organizations to successfully reach their goals as well as promote positive changes in the organizational culture.
Critical Thinking in Decision-Making and Problem-Solving Critical thinking in decision-making and problem-solving is vital as a professional in healthcare to help improve overall quality of care. Being able to think critically entails focusing on the way you think to get the results needed to make positive differences (Alfaro-LeFevre, 2015). As a healthcare professional currently working in the field of nutrition, the first step in critical thinking is to understand the information being reviewed, the patient’s medical charts. Once the information has been reviewed and data has been collected, an evaluation is formed about the case. Appropriate interventions and actions are then put in place to improve the problems or issues that have been identified. As a healthcare professional, it is important to be confident and effectively communicate the recommendations and decisions made about the patient’s care to allow for the…

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