Explore BrainMass

Dimensions of Effective Microsystems

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

There are 8 dimensions of effective Microsystems. Which two (2) do you believe are the most important and why? Please provide examples.

© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 25, 2018, 9:49 am ad1c9bdddf

Solution Preview

Dear Student,
Thank you for choosing Brain Mass, and the opportunity to assist in this academic matter. While it is against Brain Mass policy to complete the assignment for you, additional information, examples, and guidance has been provided to assist in completing the assignment. To help meet your assignment goals more detailed information has been provided on each of the eight dimensions. The examples are designed to promote additional thought for expanding to role of each dimension. You should be able to choose the two you feel are most important and explain why from this information. Again, thank you for choosing Brain Mass.

Effective microsystems are comprised of eight dimensions.
1). Constancy of purpose

2). Investment in improvement
3). Alignment of role and training for efficiency and staff satisfaction
4). Interdependence of the care team to meet patient needs
5). Integration of information and technology into work flows
6). Ongoing measurement of outcomes

7). Supportiveness of the larger organization
8). Connection to the community to enhance care delivery and extend influence

1). Constancy of purpose is focused on expanding the aim of the larger system. Continuity is established between members of the microsystem, patient care, and the larger system. Constancy of purpose is an important factor when applied in all settings within an organization. Example: a general statement could be the purpose of the larger system is to provide quality care. The microsystem extends this purpose by insuring the highest degree of care is actually ...

Solution Summary

This solution of 957 words look at the eight dimensions of effective microsystems that provide optimal patient care in healthcare and explains each principle with examples. References used are included.

See Also This Related BrainMass Solution

Indirect Care Perspectives

Dear Sir or Madame, can you please assist me by answering the following questions in paragraph form. Please include a reference with each answer.

1-1. How would a DNP-prepared nurse provide leadership in the various levels of the organizations—e.g., microsystem, mesosystem, and macrosystem?

1-2. How would a DNP-prepared leader, support the three critical relationships outlined in the relationship-based care framework?

2-1. Why is it essential that DNP-prepared leaders understand their organization political and strategic system processes? Provide examples.

2-2. Of the four steps in the policy process, which step is most crucial for the DNP-prepared leader to influence change? Explain your reasoning.  

3-1. Explain the DNP-prepared nurses role in the academic setting—at the macrosystem level, mesosystem level, and microsystem level.

3-2. What academic administrative roles are suitable for the DNP-prepared leader—at the macrosystem level, mesosystem level, and microsystem level?

4-1. Referring to the various current leadership theories how would you describe the Transformational leadership style

4-2. It is a different age for DNP-prepared leadership—what strategies would you use to reawaken the passion for practice to create change at the macrosystem, mesosystem, or microsystem level?

5-1. Identify a financial challenge in any health care facility. As a DNP-prepared leader, what strategy or strategies would you use to resolve the financial challenge?

5-2. Conduct a SWOT analysis related in any health care facility. From a customer's point of view, are the strengths greater than the weaknesses; the opportunities greater than the threats? Describe your analysis.

6-1. Describe a throughput issue in any health care facility. Using a systems perspective, describe your approach in resolving the issue.

6-2. Describe communication strategies that can enhanced collaboration in the work place.  

7-1. what data is generated at the point of care that are part of the decisions used by policy makers? Give examples.

7-2. As a nurse leader, one of the competencies expected of the DNP prepared nurse is that they will understand the underpinnings of standardized terminologies and languages. Please provide an example of an innovative HIT-related initiative that could be sponsored in in a health care facility setting that would build on the capabilities supported by standardized terminologies and languages. You may identify a specific language or terminology.

8-1. Identify a situation in any health care facility that needs to be changed. Using change management strategies, how would you implement the change process?

View Full Posting Details