Topic 3 – HCI-670 – DQ 1 & DQ 2

Topic 3 – HCI-670 – DQ 1 & DQ 2

please reply to each DQ with 150-200 words each. Thank you

DQ 1:

Define “needs assessment” and explain the various types of needs assessments. Provide a workplace example of an improvement opportunity and identify the methods of needs assessment that could be used in the situation.

DQ 2:

Patient safety is a major concern for the health care industry. Refer to the topic resources to discuss how this concern may be addressed during the EHR needs assessment.

https://www.cio.com/article/2386948/healthcare/12-ways-to-improve-the-healthcare-user-experience.html

https://healthit.ahrq.gov/health-it-tools-and-reso…

https://www.himss.org/resources/implementation-evidence-based-electronic-health-record-ehr-downtime-readiness-and

https://bmcmedinformdecismak.biomedcentral.com/art…

Requirements: 150-200 words each

 

Answer preview

A need assessment is a tool used in businesses to determine the efficiency of the company’s actions and processes. Most organizations use it to determine a gap and address the areas of improvement. When a company understands its strengths and weaknesses, it becomes easier to define clear goals and accomplish them (Shakour, Salehi, & Yamani, 2018). There are different types of need assessment like, gap analysis which is used to determine the current state of an organization and the desired state and identify opportunities that can address the situation. Peer review is an assessment used to evaluate individuals’ work

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