In a paper of 500-1,000 words, describe the relationship between health care cost and quality. Address the following:
- Select one public agency and one private agency and differentiate their roles and major activities in addressing cost and quality in health care. See Topic 4 Readings for sources regarding health care agencies.
- Analyze current and projected initiatives to improve quality while simultaneously controlling costs. Describe any unintended consequences.
- Synthesize implications for staff nurses and advanced practice nurses, including evidence-based practice, relative to cost and quality.
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