Proper Healthcare Delivery Practices Discusison
Remember to provide citations from scholarly sources to support your responses.
1.) The Institute of Medicine report To Err is Human(1999) introduced an era in healthcare increasing scrutiny of the quality and safety of patient care delivery. Over the years since the publication of this and subsequent reports, what do you think are the most important developments that have occurred in our healthcare system to safeguard patients and create a culture of safety as a result of this increased focus.
2.) Contributors to increased risk for patient errors occurring include, but are not limited to, discontinuity of patient information, information silos, inconsistent staff work patterns, non-acuity based staffing ratios, ineffective or absent policies/ procedures, and lack of teamwork. Discuss how you see these factors and others that may be prevalent in your facility affecting your ability to deliver quality, safe patient care. How are these issues being addressed?
3.) Currently we are working in an environment with multi-generations. What are some issues that you have discovered at work related to misunderstandings between generations and how can we learn from each other in order to improve conditions in the workplace?
NOTE: I work in an operating room as a nurse. This information may help when answering questions. Need at least 2 sources. thank you!!