Select one of the following organizations and the associated quality improvement initiative:

Ashford 2: – Week 1 – Discussion 2

Your initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday) and you have until Day 7 (Monday) to respond to your classmates. Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses. Reference the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric for guidance on how your discussion will be evaluated.

Implementation and Barriers

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Select one of the following organizations and the associated quality improvement initiative:

a. The Joint Commission (National Patient Safety Goals)

b. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (Never Events)

Describe the overarching goal of the initiative. Describe key strategies this organization has recommended to improve quality in the healthcare setting. In your opinion, what are the potential barriers associated with implementing this strategy in the healthcare setting?

Your initial post should be 250-300 words and utilize a minimum of two scholarly sources from the Ashford University Library, cited in APA format.

Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts