CHANGE PROPOSAL IN THE HEALTHCARE SYSTEM
Jordan City Health care system
NURS-FPX6218 Leading the Future of Health Care
Dr. Donna Ryan
Social determinants affecting health in Jordan City
Windshield Survey and Environmental Analysis of Jordan City
Defining the change proposal
Benefits of the change proposal
Challenges facing execution of the proposal
Significance of Funding the program
Community health implications.
Social Determinants affecting Health in Jordan Town
Ethnic inequalities.Racial background Small town with a large population.Technology
Windshield Survey and Environmental Analysis of
Jordan City The recent census records nearly 6500 residents living in the town (Fuerst, 2020).
Education sector provides vast opportunities for parochial and public schools.
Residents enjoy recreational facilities, such as the Lagoon Park, which provides a
conducive environment to engage in sports and other recreational activities.
Environmental Analysis of Jordan City
Availability of several schools and churches creates an opportunity to organize events that will help create awareness of the importance of maintaining a good public health.
The town is vulnerable to air pollution from businesses and industries due to a concentrated population (Kiper & Geist, 2020) .
Providing a crucial phase of planning and implementing appropriate programs that enhance perfect public health.
Defining the Change Proposal
Community-Clinical linkage program is a connection between health care
institutions and the entire community.
The bond is meant to ease and broaden health care service provision throughout
the entire community.
Why Proposed Changes to a Health Care System Require Policy and Financial Support
The proposed change requires policy and financial support
The policy is supported by the Affordable Care Act (ACA)
The policy requires hospitals to perform community health needs assessments (Community-Clinical Linkages, 2019)
Funding is needed to cover salaries and wages, consultation, equipment, and travel
The proposed change is affordable
The stakeholders will support the change
The proposed change will improve community outcomes
Compelling evidence that proposed changes to a health care system will produce the intended outcomes
The community clinical linkage program will produce the following positive outcomes.
Identifying unmet social and health needs
Ensure data sharing between different healthcare providers
Ensuring sustainable financing and resources
Build long-term partnerships with community
Improved access to care
(Strengthening Community-Clinical Linkages, 2019)
Government and public sectors play an integral part in supporting the program
Approximately $ 750,000 required for startup of the program.
The funds will cover these elements
Salary and wages
Policy support for the program is fundamental.
Funding the project helps to foster successful implementation to improve the status of public health in the community.
Plan for Leading Transformational, Evidence-based Change in an Organization
Vision and Goal
Enhance linkage between community and healthcare providers.
Lewin’s Change Theory
The change plan will be implemented following Lewin’s change theory.
Unfreezing- understanding change is needed
Moving- the process of initiating change
Refreezing (establishing a new status quo)
Potential Future for Wellness
The proposed change will lead to improved community outcomes.
Visionary leaders will ensure this by:
Identifying areas for further improvements
Allocating sufficient resources to quality improvement projects
Assembling a change team
This analysis is based on the assumption that the change will be led by a
Such leader motivate team members towards a common goal (Saravo et al., 2017)
Cultivate Stakeholder Interest in and Support for the Proposed Changes
Stakeholders interest will be cultivated by:
Grouping the stakeholders
Communicating clearly the need for change
Meeting up and addressing resistance to change
Collaborating with stakeholders to address resistance to change
(Norris et al., 2017)
From the brief presentation, we learn that:
The change proposal will help to improve the quality of health care services
Community-clinical linkage extends health care service provision.
The proposal is susceptible to challenges, thus necessitating for financial and policy support.
Questions Prompt from Audience
You may feel free to raise any concern regarding the topic that you feel is not elaborated clearly.
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- Slide 1
- Social Determinants affecting Health in Jordan Town
- Windshield Survey and Environmental Analysis of Jordan City
- Environmental Analysis of Jordan City
- Defining the Change Proposal
- Slide 7
- Slide 8
- Budget Estimates
- Slide 10
- Potential Future for Wellness
- Slide 12
- Questions Prompt from Audience