3110 Information Management and Patient Care Technology
3 Assignment Grading Rubric
Comparing Organizations with Benchmark Data-due by Week 3, Day 7
For this Application assignment, first review under
learning resources one of the three links to Center for Medicare and Medicaid
Services (CMS) compare sites (hospital compare, home health compare or nursing
home compare).Write a 2-3 page assignment
comparing two facilities on the identified CMS measures.Begin this assignment with describing the two facilities
chosen to be compared and an explanation of why they were chosen. Benchmark the
facilities against local, state and national averages on at least two different
measures. Discuss some of the potential causes for differences in the data
between the two facilities that you reviewed. Lastly, provide insight into how
standardization of data is necessary to compare facilities.
Grading Rubric:(p. 2-3)
Review the Rubric to
guide you in writing your assignment. The Rubric is also your instructors guide
to grading your assignment.
use the attached Template in this Rubric or the Academic Writing Expectations
(AWE) 2000/3000 Level Assignment Template found in the course.
attached Template in this Rubric or use the AWE 2000.3000 Level Assignment
Template found in the course. Be sure to use 12 pt. Times New Roman font, 1
inch margins, and double space your paper
the items on the checklist to
ensure that you meet the expectations the expectations of AWE 2000/3000.
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Week 3—Comparing Organizations with Benchmark Data
Assignment Rubric: Required Content
Total Pts: 250
Begins paper with a brief paragraph that provides
an overview of the assignment and its purpose. (10
of Two Organizations:
the two facilities chosen to be compared and why they were chosen. (15 pts for each description).
of Two Organizations
to a chosen competitor on state and national
average on two different quality measures using the benchmark data from one
of the three Compare sites. Includes goal for the
quality measure and the achieved goals for each facility. (25pts for each comparison)
of Factors that Contribute to Performance Measures
some of the potential causes for differences in the data between the two
facilities that you reviewed. (15pts for each of two facilities)
Standardization to Improve Quality
insight into how standardization of data is necessary to compare facilities (30)
Writer makes use of course resources
as directed in the assignment instructions. Resources are clearly identified
when used. At least three resources are identified within the assignment.
Writer meets all of the Academic
Writing. Expectations. Paper is presented in a clean, professional format
with few formatting, typographic or other errors. (AWE 2000/3000).