Explore BrainMass
Share

A strong work team in a health care organization

This content was STOLEN from BrainMass.com - View the original, and get the already-completed solution here!

What are the benefits of a strong work team?
What are the common problems that a work team can face when working together?
When is it appropriate to use work teams?
What is the individual's role within the team?
Do you feel that a work team is beneficial to the staff?

By mandate, all medical records must be electronic by next year. Your facility will be moving toward converting the hard-copy medical records to an electronic format prior to the system becoming fully automated. As a work team, your group has been declared the project team on the medical record conversion and must move forward with the project as fast as possible. Within your group, you will need to set up roles for the team, consider a budget, and monitor the transition to an electronic health information management system.

Address the following in a PowerPoint Presentation with 10-12 slides:

What are the possible roles team members could play in the implementation of the medical record automation project? Assign those roles and determine what the responsibility will be for each role.

To implement this project, a budget must be created to assess the cost of acquiring and implementing the new system. What is the purpose of creating such a budget for this type of project?

What indicators would warn you that the team that is planning this transition to an electronic health information
management system is not functioning well?

How would you handle this as a work team?

© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 25, 2018, 8:21 am ad1c9bdddf
https://brainmass.com/business/business-management/a-strong-work-team-in-a-health-care-organization-537233

Solution Preview

What are the benefits of a strong work team?

The benefits of a strong work team are that there is lower employee turnover, Further; there is greater harmony among workers leading higher motivation and productivity. The quality of work improves. Strong work team also leads to lower absenteeism. Strong work teams leads to higher level of innovation. The team has the potential of boosting the confidence of others working in teams. The workers in the team learn from each other. For example, the physician of one specialty learns from other physicians in a multidisciplinary team. There is greater work flexibility and cross training. New approaches to common medical problems may be found in work teams. There is synergy when thoughts and abilities are ...

Solution Summary

The benefits and challenges of work-teams are explained in a structured manner in this response. The answer includes references used.

$2.19
See Also This Related BrainMass Solution

Healthcare Organizations : Importance of Implementing Total Quality Management, Customer Relationship Management, the Internet, and Virtual Teaming.

Four "big ideas" that represent great opportunities to improve the performance of healthcare organizations are Total Quality management, Customer Relationship management, the internet, and virtual teaming. Define the management practice or breakthrough idea. I'm trying to discuss the expected impact on improved patient outcomes, higher levels of customer satisfaction, lower costs, etc., and identify the critical success factors associated with implementing these programs in a health services organization. I have to identify which of these management practices or breakthrough ideas has, in your judgment, the greatest, second greatest, and third greatest potential benefit for healthcare organizations. Clearly explain the rationale of ranking.

- Definition and Discussion of the Management Practice or Breakthrough Idea
- Expected Benefits for a Healthcare Services Organization
- Implementation Challenges and Critical Success Factors
- Rationale for the Recommended Ranking

View Full Posting Details