Discussion: Trends and Best Practices in “Best Hospitals”
It is important for health care leaders to be aware of industry trends and best practices that might impact their organizations. By strategically implementing these trends and best practices, organizations can improve patient health outcomes and remain competitive within the industry. For this Discussion, you examine the trends and best practices hospitals implement for organizational excellence, information technology, and informatics.
- Locate the most current “Best Hospitals” report from the U.S. News & World Report.
- Select a hospital from the report and locate the hospital’s annual statement.
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By Day 3
Post: a cohesive response to the following:
Identify the hospital you selected from the “Best Hospitals” report. Analyze the trends and best practices that the hospital implements for operational excellence, information technology, and health care informatics. Support your response by identifying and explaining key points and/or examples presented in the Learning Resources.