Discussion 1

Discussion 1

S-P-O Model of Healthcare Quality

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.

 Your initial posting should be addressed at 300-500 words. Submit your document to this Discussion Area by the due date assigned of this Week. Be sure to cite your sources using APA format. 

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