(1)What does high performance mean? Drawing from relevant reference materials, define high performance and what constructs/topics/areas are important to determine if a health organization is ‘high performing?’ Then identify two different high performing health care organizations and discuss how each has addressed the criteria for high performance.
(2)Should hospitals be required to post a “Scorecard” indicating the number of days since a reportable error or other outcome statistics?
Would it improve outcomes by transparency? Is there value to comparing outcomes for a rural critical access hospital, an inner city safety net facility, and an affluent suburban medical center?