Importance Of Ethic Auditing

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Week One: Forum One: The text Managing Healthcare Ethically An Executives Guide by William A. Nelson and Paul B. Hofmann gives readers insight to address the real life ethic decision making. Every day the world makes ethical decisions knowingly and unknowingly. Since ethics is a part everyday culture, it makes sense to have a guideline. Ethical guidelines help healthcare professionals comprehend how to arrive at an ethical decision and the ramifications that follow. The course MGE 8256 requires students to search through the important text to select which ethic policies and practices students agree and disagree. After careful analysis of the textbook author Ms. New concurs with the Values Of An Ethics Audit (p231), Ethics Self-Assessment …show more content…
Ultimately, a review benefits stakeholders, clients, and their families. The educational resource Cengage.com expands on the advantages of a healthcare audit. The ethics audit “identifies potential risks and liabilities and improves legal compliance, improve ethic audit, improve organizational performance, and relationships with stakeholders” (Cengage.com).

In reflection, ethic auditing is another way to provide stakeholders the best healthcare. Ethic auditing is a positive and should be welcomed by HCO staff. Ethic auditing practices assist finding strengths as well as weaknesses. The weaknesses can quickly become strengths if prompt action is taken to change the ethical infraction and or mishaps. Ethics auditing is necessary to provide safe, quality, care to all patients. Ethics
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The judicial approach takes into account the rights, values, and interests of individuals and groups involved in the ethical decision-making process. Although there is a justice element to ethical decision making, a ranking system is used to put patients’ quality, needs, and care first. As a result, the priority should be first, patients, second, clinicians and staff, and third the organization. However, the ranking system is variable; there is not one set standardized method to prioritize patients. Therefore, ethical decision making is a multistep process to help clarify any “ethical conflicts, structure reasoning, and promote ethical standards of practice” (Nelson and Hofmann

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