HLT 540 Week 4 Assignment, Coyne and Messina Articles Part 2 Statistical Assessment
1) Write a paper of 1,000-1,250 words regarding the statistical significance of outcomes as presented in Messina’s, et al. article “The Relationship between Patient Satisfaction and Inpatient Admissions Across Teaching and Nonteaching Hospitals.”
2) Assess the appropriateness of the statistics used by referring to the chart presented in the Module 4 lecture and the resource “Statistical Assessment.”
3) Discuss the value of statistical significance vs. pragmatic usefulness.
4) Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
5) This assignment uses a grading rubric. Instructors will be using the rubric to grade the assignment; therefore, students should review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the assignment criteria and expectations for successful completion of the assignment
HLT 540 Week 4 Discussion Question 1
Why do you think so many people have problems with using, interpreting, or applying statistics in making business decisions?
HLT 540 Week 4 Discussion Question 2
As you have learned to evaluate different research studies, what elements seem the most important to you for evaluation of the research’s quality? Why?