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Running head: HEALTH EVALUATION AND PLANNINGHEALTH EVALUATION AND PLANNINGName of the StudentName of the universityAuthor’s note
HEALTH EVALUATION AND PLANNING1Executive summaryThe hospital acquired complications are also increasing with the increasing consumers for thehealth care. The hospital acquired complications therefore consists of the pressure injuries, fallsresulting in bone fractures, the health care associated infections, the post-surgical complications,the unplanned intensive care unit admission, the infections in the respiratory system, Increasedbleeding in the hospital wards or unwanted blood clots due to the formation of the pressureulcers, increased medication errors or adverse drug reactions, errors occurring during thediagnostic techniques such as the X-ray , MRI and more. This paper mainly focus on thevulnerable group of the population that is being affected by the complications- the older adults.In order to improve their hospital experience and their quality of life the health minister asked fora survey on the self- reported data taken from the three hospitals- the Liverpool, Gosford and StGeorge hospitals and compare them with the NSW reports. This reports would aid to understandthe probable problems faced in relation to the hospital acquired complications and the bestpossible solutions for improving the care delivery for the adults. The paper has also analyzedeach of the findings from the three different hospitals and have done a comparative analysis withthe NSW records.
HEALTH EVALUATION AND PLANNING2Table of ContentsIntroduction......................................................................................................................................4Data..................................................................................................................................................4Gosford Hospital..........................................................................................................................4Data of complication all measures in Gosford hospital vs. NSW...............................................4Liverpool hospital........................................................................................................................6Data of complication all measures in Liverpool vs. NSW..........................................................6St George hospital........................................................................................................................7Data of complication all measures in St. George hospital vs. NSW...........................................7Analysis...........................................................................................................................................8Appraisal....................................................................................................................................12Solutions........................................................................................................................................13Solution for fall control.............................................................................................................13Solution for medication error.....................................................................................................13Solution for injury......................................................................................................................14Solution for the pressure injury.................................................................................................14Solution for bleeding in hospital wards in the geriatric patients...............................................14Solutions for the hospital acquired infections...........................................................................15Conclusion.....................................................................................................................................15
HEALTH EVALUATION AND PLANNING3IntroductionAccording to Westbrook et al. (2014) the rate of complications among the popularreferrals hospitals have increased in Australia. According to the Bureau of Health Information(BHI) of Annual Healthcare of New South Wales (NSW) (2017), NSW performs significantlybetter in comparison to other competitor healthcare companies in other parts of Australia.However, in spite of having an improved statistics in the domain of active cardiac managementand other critical care, the hospital of NSW suffers from high rate of complications especially inthe emergency units. Westbrook et al. (2014) is sated that the high rate of complications isassociated with the length of the hospital stay. The main mode of the hospital complicationsamong the admitted patients mainly arises from high blood pressure injury, medication errors,blood clots, accidental falls and bleeding medication error. The following report aims to analyzethe self-reported experiences of hospital complication among the adult group of population in thehospital of Liverpool, Gosford and St .George hospital. Upon analyzing the information, thereport will aim to plan effective evidence based strategies that can be used in managing adultadmitted patients’ complication rate.DataGosford HospitalData of complication all measures in Gosford hospital vs. NSW
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