“Healthcare Quality” Please respond to the following:

  • Examine two (2) well-known healthcare quality organizations that  have taken two to three (2-3) measures to improve quality within the  organizations themselves. Suggest one (1) additional measure that each  organization could take to further improve healthcare quality. Justify  your response.
  • Suppose you are a Quality Officer for a healthcare organization  in your area. You have been tasked with creating a plan to reduce the  increasing number of medical errors that occur within your organization.  Specify two (2) quality initiatives that your organization could  implement in order to reduce medical errors and their related costs.  Determine the fundamental tenets of the Standard of Care that would  influence quality in your organization. Provide a rationale for your  response.


“Liability and Quality” Please respond to the following:

  • As a healthcare administrator, you have been tasked with  researching your hospital’s compliance in the proper reporting of both  medical and non-medical errors made by the staff. Compare the  relationship of hospital’s corporate liability with that of each  employee’s vicarious liability in the event of an error. Discuss the  essential steps that your organization can take to reduce occurrences in  both. Provide at least two (2) examples of the successful application  of such steps to support your rationale.
  • Interpret the extent to which public reporting and value-based  purchasing improve healthcare quality. Include a comparison of two to  three (2-3) advantages to each reporting method. Support your response  with two (2) examples of healthcare quality improvements that could have  resulted from of an organization implementing each type of reporting  method in question.