Review the case study at the end of Chapter 5 (Nash & Goldfarb, 2006). Prepare an analysis of all the hospital’s initiatives and apply at least three quality and/or risk management concepts, measures, and tools in your paper.

Your paper must be three to five double-spaced pages (excluding the title and reference pages). In addition to the text, utilize a minimum of two scholarly and/or peer-reviewed sources that were published within the last five years. Your paper and all sources must be formatted according to APA style.

the textbook by Fallon, Begun, and Riley (2013) are: Chapter 6: Introduction: Managing for Quality and Performance, Chapter 7: The Policy Context for Management, and Chapter 8: Preparing for Emergencies.


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