Hospital accreditation

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  • Hospital Accreditation Case Study

    QUALITY MANAGEMENT IN HEALTHCARE SERVICES WITH SPECIAL REFERENCES TO SELECTED HOSPITALS IN PUNE Dr. Sachin S. Vernekar Dean FMS of Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University and Director of Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship Development (IMED), Pune, India Shirin Sheykholeslam Research Scholar of Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship Development (IMED), Pune, India Abstract: Service Quality has been the focus of many studies in recent years. Previous studies mostly revealed that excellence in services is mostly based on the outcome measurements, and no linkage between internal processes. Based on the literature review and the limitation of applied model in this research (EFQM and SERVQUAL),…

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  • Argument Against Mandatory Reporting

    Introduction Medical errors and unexpected side effects occur relatively often in the hospital setting, where in 1999, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) reported that medical errors resulted in roughly 98,000 deaths per year, becoming the eighth leading cause of death for patients (Phillips-Bute, 2012). While this number is very alarming, the amount of public concern toward medical errors are nearly nonexistent, resulting in patients having little understanding of their rights when their health…

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  • Community Memorial Hospital Case Study Essay

    The joint commission inspected the Community memorial hospital to evaluate if the standards of quality were met or not. Accordingly what was discovered was that the staff specifically the nurses were not reporting medication errors either not on time or not even done at all. Frances Ballentine RN, MSN, VP for Nursing Services at this hospital assigned by the CEO to fix the problem and the problems resulting from not completing these necessary regulatory forms. She was given a six month period to…

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  • Person Of Interest Research Paper

    need to look somewhere else to interview when, I have a Chief Nurse Officer (CNO) at my work of employment. That very first week of class, I contacted the secretary of the CNO, requesting to interview the CNO Derek L. Curtis, and to give me the earliest possible appointment. October 28, 2016 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm, was my scheduled appointment, the day prior to it, I received an e-mail notifying me to reschedule it on October 31, 2016. I chose him, since he is very hands on, intellectual,…

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  • Electronic Medication Research

    Electronic Medication Administration Record and Patient Safety One of the reason medication related deaths occur are due to medication errors (Karen, 2011, p. 1). In fact, within the United States, approximately 7,000 people die each year due to medication errors (Karen, 2011, p. 1). According to Karen (2011) 1.3 million medication errors occur yearly, which relates to several injuries and approximately one death a day related to medication errors in the Unites States (Karen, 2011, p. 1). One…

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  • Workflow Design: Clinical Case Analysis

    Workflow Design: Clinical Scenario The purpose of this paper is to explore a clinical scenario, answer pertinent questions, and list out the correct steps for administering an oral medication according to the “five rights” of the medication administration process (Edwards & Axe, 2015; Hunter, 2011). In addition, a workflow diagram was created to demonstrate the process from start to end. Scenario Analysis As healthcare providers, nurses are trained to follow the “five rights” of the…

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  • Why Is Medication Safety Important

    Implications Medication Errors Have on Patient Safety With over 100 million people admitted to a hospital in the US, it is no surprise that patient safety is one of the top priorities, one of these priorities is proper medication administration. Picone, Titler, Dochterman (2008) found that 96% of all medication are preventable an alarming realization considering how common they occur. An analysis of medication errors reported by health care professionals shows how common errors are, how they…

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  • Accreditation In Healthcare

    ating budget for an area of responsibility in a healthcare organization. Prepare a capital budget and determine what reduction would be acceptable to present to the leadership team if a reduction in the operating budget was requested. Accreditation The government and accrediting bodies have rules and regulations in place to protect the patients. There are rules and regulations that have been put in place for all providers when applying for privileges at a hospital. The reason…

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  • Patient Handoff Case Study

    (Criscitelli, 2013). Failures in communication between healthcare personnel have been a threat to patient safety, and these failures also account for over 60% of root causes of sentinel events reported to the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (Arora, Johnson, Meltzer, & Humphrey, 2008). According to Joint Commission, almost 70% of sentinel events are caused by breakdown in communication, and to resolve the breakdown, it is recommended for all hospitals and…

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  • Hospital Survey Research Paper

    If I were a JCAHO surveyor, I would conduct a hospital review of Nursing, Respiratory Therapy, and the Physicians on an unannounced basis. I would chose this method because it helps organizations provide safe, quality care that’s continuous, not sporadic in nature (DeLorenzo, 2005). As a means of pinpointing gaps in problems related to patient safety and quality and offer guidance to leadership, physicians and other members of the healthcare team, I will observe and interview the nurses,…

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