Chat with us, powered by LiveChat WEEK THREE DISCUSSION #2 This assignment is a 350-word minimum posting Medical Errors – The 3rd Largest Cause of Death in the U.S.! We have learned in our course work that medical errors are th | paledu.org
  

WEEK THREE DISCUSSION #2

This assignment is a 350-word minimum posting

Medical Errors – The 3rd Largest Cause of Death in the U.S.!

We have learned in our course work that medical errors are the third largest cause of death in the U.S. today. How do we begin to reverse those numbers that have continued to grow over the last twenty years, even with a renewed focus on reducing them?

Dr. Atul Gwande is an internationally known writer and speaker who shares his thoughts here on how we begin to “heal medicine”.

1. Watch the attached video.

2. What are the key solutions that he proposes?

3. How can you apply these as a future leader in healthcare?

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How do we heal medicine? | Atul Gawande
 – Video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L3QkaS249Bc

The Reason We’re All Here …

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We continued our drill down into the key concepts of quality and patient safety with a focused look at patient safety, and patient satisfaction.

This session will review how we engage with our physician partners to evaluate their care and methods and tools to engage them in the quality/patient safety process.

HCA 622 Week Three Roadmap

√ Please read Chapters in the required text prior to our class

√ In order to get the most out of the course, pace yourself by completing something everyday

√ Catch up as needed over the weekend

√ All graded assignments must be turned in no later than Sunday at midnight PT each week

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HCA: 622 Quality Appraisal and Evaluation– WEEK THREE ROADMAP
 
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Sat/Sun
Themes Patient Safety and Medical Errors,
Creating a Culture of Safety and High Reliability, Measuring and Improving Patient Experiences of Care
Physician and Provider Profiling, Implementing Healthcare Quality Improvement: Changing Clinician Behavior    
Readings Read Chapters 11, 12, 9, 7, 17 in required text        
Film Festivals        
Discussion
Questions
  Complete DQ5     Complete DQ6
Exercises     Reflection Journal Entry #1    Reflection Journal Entry #2  
Assessments           Week Three Quiz
Case Studies        
Course project            Signature Project Outline Due
             

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Contact Your Professor for Questions

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Chapter 7: Physician and Provider Profiling

Chapter Outline

  • Physician and Provider Profiling
  • Scope and Use of Profiling in Healthcare
  • Use in Healthcare Organizations
  • Implementation: Keys to Success

and Challenges

  • Physi

    The Reason We’re All Here …

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    Introduction

    We began our drill down in Week Two learning about the importance of variation, measurement, and statistical tools use in the pursuit of quality and patient safety. In addition, we did a deep dive into Information Technology and the use of measurement and reporting in creating alignment by the leaders of organizations.

    HCA 622 Week Three Roadmap

    √ Please read Chapters in the required text prior to our class

    √ In order to get the most out of the course, pace yourself by completing something everyday

    √ Catch up as needed over the weekend

    √ All graded assignments must be turned in no later than Sunday at midnight PT each week

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    HCA: 622 Quality Appraisal and Evaluation– WEEK THREE ROADMAP
     
      Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Sat/Sun
    Themes Patient Safety and Medical Errors,
    Creating a Culture of Safety and High Reliability, Measuring and Improving Patient Experiences of Care
    Physician and Provider Profiling, Implementing Healthcare Quality Improvement: Changing Clinician Behavior    
    Readings Read Chapters 11, 12, 9, 7, 17 in required text        
    Film Festivals        
    Discussion
    Questions
      Complete DQ5     Complete DQ6
    Exercises     Reflection Journal Entry #1    Reflection Journal Entry #2  
    Assessments           Week Three Quiz
    Case Studies        
    Course project            Signature Project Outline Due
                 

    We will continue our drill down into the concepts of quality and patient safety with a further review of patient safety and the role of the patient in the quality process. These are two major focus areas.

    We will end our third week learning how physician performance is reviewed and key strategies for engaging physicians in quality and safety.

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    Chapter 11: Patient Safety and M