Policy And Health Population

Review the Resources and reflect on your thinking regarding the role of the nurse in the design and implementation of new healthcare programs.

· Select a healthcare program within your practice and consider the design and implementation of this program.

· Reflect on  the role of the nurse in relation to healthcare program design and implementation.

· Resources for assignment

Milstead, J. A., & Short, N. M. (2019). Health policy and politics: A nurse’s guide (6th ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning.

  • Chapter 5, “Public Policy      Design” (pp. 87–95 only)
  • Chapter 8, “The Impact of EHRs,      Big Data, and Evidence-Informed Practice” (pp. 137–146)
  • Chapter 9, “Interprofessional      Practice” (pp. 152–160 only)
  • Chapter 10, “Overview: The      Economics and Finance of Health Care” (pp. 183–191 only)



Klein, K. J., & Sorra, J. S. (1996). The challenge of innovation implementation. Academy of Management Review, 21(4), 1055–1080. doi:10.5465/AMR.1996.9704071863

Sacristán, J., & Dilla, T. D. (2015). No big data without small data: Learning health care systems begin and end with the individual patient. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 21(6), 1014–1017. doi:10.1111/jep.12350

Tummers, L., & Bekkers, V. (2014). Policy implementation, street level bureaucracy, and the importance of discretion. Public Management Review, 16(4), 527–547. doi:10.1080/14719037.2013.841978.

The Assignment: (2–3 pages)

In a 2- to 3-page paper, create an interview transcript of your responses to the following interview questions:

· Tell us about a healthcare program, within your practice. What are the costs and projected outcomes of this program?

· Who is your target population?

· What is the role of the nurse in providing input for the design of this healthcare program? Can you provide examples?

· What is your role as an advocate for your target population for this healthcare program? Do you have input into design decisions? How else do you impact design?

· What is the role of the nurse in healthcare program implementation? How does this role vary between design and implementation of healthcare programs? Can you provide examples?

· Who are the members of a healthcare team that you believe are most needed to implement a program? Can you explain why? 

Due 10/16/2019

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