This weekâ€™s content presented information regarding benchmarks. Key terms and the steps involved in the benchmarking process were presented. Based on the information you reviewed answer the following discussion prompts.
1. Discuss the importance of selecting a benchmark in relation to evaluating and presenting project outcomes. Use your own project (Implenetation of PHQ-9 in out-patient clinic) as an example.
2. Identify appropriate benchmarks (internal and external) that could be used to evaluate the outcomes of your study. Why did you select those benchmarks? Are the benchmarks realistic? Mathematically plausible? (Hint: Review the intent of the EBP protocol).
-Attached are two articles on benchmarking you can. Please include additional references as well