Analyze and evaluate how quality is defined, measured, and reported with regards to the S-P-O model.

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.

Resources:

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 https://search-proquest-com.southuniversity.libproxy.edmc.edu/docview/1806105238?accountid=87314 

To support your work, use your course and textbook readings and also use the South University Online Library. As in all assignments, cite your sources in your work and provide references for the citations in APA format.

Submission Details:

  • Your initial posting should be addressed at 300-500 words