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For this assignment, choose a peer-reviewed article to review. Use the databases within the CSU Online Library, or use another source that contains peer-reviewed articles. Choose the article from one of the following topics:
- statistics in health care
- data collection related to health care
- ambulatory care
- residential care
The purpose of this assignment is for you to practice reviewing articles that contribute to the industry. The authors of these articles are researchers and professionals who have shared or experimented with ideas that demonstrate potential to improve the industry. As a professional in the industry, it is in your best interest to review the literature and trends. This provides you with the opportunity to read about what was successful and how it was accomplished. Plus, it allows you to analyze what was unsuccessful, how you can improve it, or at least how you can avoid repeating the mistakes of others.
Use these skills to contribute to research papers and other scholarly writings. If you have not already, hopefully, you will contribute to the industry by publishing an article and sharing with your community of peers.
As you read the article you choose for this assignment, consider the following questions: How could the topic of this article apply to your personal or professional life? How could it apply to an organization you have observed?
The article you choose must meet the following requirements:
- be peer reviewed,
- relate to the concepts within this course, and
- be at least ten pages in length.
The writing you submit must meet the following requirements:
- Be at least two pages in length,
- identify the main topic/question,
- identify the author's intended audience, and
- summarize the article, analyze the article, evaluate how the article is related to your topic, and explain what you learn from this article.
Format your Article Review using APA style. Use your own words, and include citations and references as needed to avoid plagiarism.
Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:
1. Explain how statistics are used in healthcare.
2. Differentiate between descriptive and inferential statistics.
3. Formulate statistics that meet medical and administrative reporting needs and requirements of government regulatory and voluntary agencies.
4. Prepare statistical reports to support healthcare information and department operations and services.
5. Analyze health care statistics, vital statistics, descriptive statistics, data validity, and reliability.
6. Utilize appropriate methods of data display.