The long-term success and prosperity of an organization is linked to the strategy it pursues over time. You are tasked with researching the history of quality improvement programs to better understand how to approach improving quality in your healthcare organization.
- Describe two or more pioneers of quality improvement. Include the following:
- Their major contributions to the field.
- Explain how their contributions positively impacted quality.
- Explain how their influence still impacts quality improvement today in their area of expertise.
- Discuss how these early pioneers’ work could be expanded upon to improve quality in a healthcare environment in the future.
- Your submission is composed in a Microsoft Word document.
- To meet the objective requirements, your response is at least 500 words in length.
- Your submission includes specific examples of concepts, topics, definitions, and other elements to demonstrate mastery of the objective.
- Your submission includes a highly developed viewpoint and purpose.
- Your response is in Standard English and demonstrates superior organization.
- Your communication is highly ordered, logical and unified, as well as original and insightful.
- Your submission displays exceptional content, organization, style, and mechanics.
- A separate page at the end of your response contains a list of references.
- Include both in-text and reference list citations where appropriate and reference all sources used following proper APA citation style.
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