HLT 308V Grand Canyon University Measures to Prevent HACs Discussion

HLT 308V Grand Canyon University Measures to Prevent HACs Discussion

HLT 308V Grand Canyon University Measures to Prevent HACs Discussion

DQ1

The Patient Self-Determination Act (PSDA) was implemented to allow patients to state “Do Not Resuscitate” (DNS), or to assign a surrogate decision maker in the event that the individual is unable to make the decision. What relationship does an ethics committee have in enforcing the advance directives of the patients in their care? Support your analysis with a minimum of one peer-reviewed article.

DQ2

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) publishes a list of health care-acquired conditions (HACs) that reasonably could have been prevented through the application of risk management strategies. What actions has your health care organization (or have health care organizations in general) implemented to manage or prevent these “never events” from happening within their health care facilities? Support your response with a minimum two peer-reviewed articles.

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Week 3

Objectives:

  1. Explain MIPPA’s role in the evaluation of an organization’s quality management processes.
  2. Analyze the role of an administration in health care ethics.
  3. Analyze the roles of patient consent, informed consent, and patient rights and responsibilities in an organization’s management processes.
  4. Assess a health care organization’s journey to excellence and continuous quality improvement processes.

Sources

Read Chapters 5, 12, 13, and 27 in Legal and Ethical Essentials of Health Care Administration.

URL:

https://www.gcumedia.com/digital-resources/jones-and-bartlett/2013/legal-and-ethical-essentials-of-health-care-administration_2e.php

Read “Patient Experience Excellence,” by Bees, from HealthLeaders Magazine (2017).

URL:

https://lopes.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=ccm&AN=124326477&site=ehost-live&scope=site

Read “Risk Management: Keeping Diseases Out of Healthcare Facilities,” by Wellington, from EHS Today (2016).

URL:

https://lopes.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&AN=115386490&site=ehost-live&scope=site

Read “Section 4: Ways to Approach the Quality Improvement Process (Page 2 of 2)” of Ambulatory Care Improvement Guide in the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) program, located on the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) website.

URL:

https://www.ahrq.gov/cahps/quality-improvement/improvement-guide/4-approach-qi-process/sect4part2.html

Read “How Risk Management and Patient Safety Intersect: Strategies to Help Make It Happen,” by Leviton and Valentine (2015), located on the Patient Safety Blog page of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement website.

URL:

https://www.npsf.org/blogpost/1158873/211982/How-Risk-Management-and-Patient-Safety-Intersect-Strategies-to-Help-Make-It-Happen

 

Review the “Laws and Regulations” page of the ESRD Quality Incentive Program section of the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) website.

URL:

https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/ESRDQIP/05_LawsandRegs.html

 

Explore “Risk Management and Quality Improvement,” located in the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) section of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) website.

URL:

https://bphc.hrsa.gov/ftca/riskmanagement/

Explore the “Quality Improvement Essentials Toolkit,” located on the Institute for Healthcare Improvement website. You may need to create a free account to view the downloadable documents within the Quality Improvement Essentials Toolkit.

URL:

http://www.ihi.org/resources/Pages/Tools/Quality-Improvement-Essentials-Toolkit.aspx?utm_campaign=QI-Toolkit-Promotion&utm_medium=Whiteboard-Video&utm_source=ihi

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