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    An RCA is the main tool used by hospitals when investigating the cause of an error in healthcare. The Joint Commission requires a root cause analysis to be performed on every sentinel event like the one experienced by Mr. B in the given scenario. A sentinel event is an adverse event in health care delivery or other service, which either leads to or has potential to lead to catastrophic outcomes (for example, near miss), thereby often mandating initiation of emergency intervention or of preventive measures (Sentinel event, 2003-2015). The Joint Commission defines a root cause analysis as a process used to identify the factors that influence fluctuation in performance, as well as the occurrence or possible occurrence of a sentinel event. A…

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    City of Minneapolis: Committee of the Whole Planning Commission The City of Minneapolis City Planning Commission’s ‘Committee of the Whole’ is a meeting that occurs at Minneapolis City Hall twice per month. The objective of these meetings is to provide a public forum where City staff and project applicants can discuss proposals in an official forum outside of the public hearing process. My particular meeting occurred at 4:30 PM on September 22nd, 2016. The vice president of the Planning…

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    The client must be informed in writing that a commission for professional services will be paid by a third party, identify the name of the third party, describe the CPA's relationship with the third party, and indicate the amount of the commission to be paid. The regulations impose these restrictions because commissions may give the CPA financial interests that are not compatible with the client's interests and the CPA's objectivity may be compromised. The CPA should make sure that they are…

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    Fire investigators found no smoke detectors in the Ozarks home where five children were killed by fire last week. "Our search of the home did not reveal any smoke detectors," Lebanon, Mo., Fire Chief Sam Schneider told The Star. Siblings Ethan, 5; Maeanna, 2; and Benjamin Hunt, 1, were killed in their home. Also killed were their visiting first cousins: Andre, 1, and Patience Malleck, 6 months. Andre and Patience's mother, Alee Malleck, brought the children to the home to babysit for her…

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    With duties commonly encroaching upon personal life quality, carers are one service user group who would significantly benefit from informative information explaining rights. Aldbridge and Hughes (2016) report 1.2 million informal carers experience poverty because the demands of caring restricts working. Social and emotional support are key to overcoming pressures as stronger caring situations, like devoted and supportive mother/daughter, usually help each other achieve better outcomes (Reblin…

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    Joint Commission formally known as the Joint Commission Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) is and independent, non-for-profit organization (JCAHO, 2015). JCAHO was found in 1951 it role is too provided safely and quality care that received by health care organization throughout the United States. Therefore, before the commission can reach any goals they are using a measurement system which helps with survey’s to grant accreditation to healthcare organization that is other role…

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    Joint Commission and CAUTI Prevention Healthcare is in the midst of a paradigm shift in which the focus has transitioned away from patient volume towards patient quality and safety. It is the responsibility of healthcare leaders and professionals to prioritize safety and quality initiatives and to adapt to the evolving healthcare systems (Moran, Harris & Valenta, 2016). To pledge their commitment to quality, healthcare organizations seek accreditation from regulatory bodies that focus on…

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    According to the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare or ACSQHC, it has been estimated that up to 70% of errors and adverse event involve poor communication during handover (Australian Commission on Safety & Quality in Healthcare, 2012). By exploring different studies, it will provide a better understanding on the efficacy of bedside handover utilising ISBAR framework. The ACSQHC described the bedside handover as an interactive communication between nurses and patient…

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    organization. If patient safety and quality care are seen as a priority by everyone in the organization, the effectiveness of the organization’s performance will improve, including its ability to achieve the goals of high-quality patient care, financial sustainability, community service, and ethical behavior. Effective leadership is so important, that one of the nation’s top health care accrediting bodies, The Joint Commission, sets standards focused specifically on leadership. The Joint…

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    peoples by “impacting access to education, housing, food, security, and employment,” as well as “permeating societal systems and institutions.” (Allan & Smylie 2) As a result, Indigenous peoples are not given equal healthcare treatment in comparison to non-Indigenous Canadians. This briefing report will identify health issues currently on the Sandy Lake reserve and give a brief history surrounding Indigenous peoples. It will outline why current healthcare…

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