"Hospital accreditation" Essays and Research Papers

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  • Accreditation Audit

    Accreditation Audit RAFT Task 1 Executive Summary Nightingale Community Hospital (NCH) is a hospital that states they are leaders in quality healthcare. To remain a leader in hospital care it is crucial for the hospital to adhere to standards developed by the Joint Commission Accreditation on Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). JCAHO is the organization that accredits and certifies hospitals that meet

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  • Cost of Accreditation: Hospital Acquired Conditions

    Hospital Acquired Conditions: Cost‚ Quality‚ and Empowerment Kellyann Curnayn University of Florida Executive Summary The Medias focus regarding the Affordable Care Act has been on its expansion of coverage with little attention given to the provisions that seek to strengthen the delivery system by increasing transparency‚ encouraging efficient models of delivery and embracing innovation. The Affordable Care Act has within it provisions created the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation

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  • Health Care and Accreditation

    Accreditation and Exercises 2-1 and 3-2 This is a two-part assignment Part One: In preparation for accreditation at its facilities‚ the administration would like the staff to understand the important benefits of accreditation and how undergoing the accreditation process can enhance quality. Go to The Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) Web site (http://www.jointcommission.org)‚ and answer the following questions. Be sure to set a positive tone that will appeal

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  • Children’s Hospital and Clinics

    QUESTION 1 Introduction Morath drove and initiated the Patient Safety Initiative at Children’s Hospital and Clinics by transforming mindsets and culture within the hospital. Key initiatives implemented by her included (a) Introduction of a Blameless Patient Safety Reporting System (b) Conducting Focus Groups and (c) Setting up of Patient Safety Steering Committee. Building Block 1: A supportive learning environment (key activities implemented‚ key challenges and effectiveness of endeavor)

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  • Children's Hospital and Clinics in Minnesota

    Question 1: Evaluate the key elements of Morath’s efforts to transform Children’s Hospital into a learning organization. Answer: It was Morath’s leadership abilities and initiatives that helped Children’s Hospital (CH) transform from an organization to a learning organization. We elaborate on the following three building blocks of a learning organization that are evident at Children’s Hospital. Building Block 1: “A supportive learning environment” Learning in

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  • Accreditation Audit Task 1

    Accreditation Audit AFT Task 1 Lisa R. Green A. Compliance Status Nightingale Community Hospital (NCH) recently implemented processes to meet standards put forth by the Joint Commission to meet and exceed in five primary focus areas. (The Joint Commission.org) The primary focus area that NCH will highlight and potentiate will be in the area of communication. NCH is committed to the core values of safety‚ accountability‚ teamwork‚ and community. These core values cannot be met without clear

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  • The Agency for Accreditation

    THE AGENCY FOR ACCREDITATION The accreditation of curricular programs in the Philippines‚ particularly for state universities and colleges‚ is the main function of the Accrediting Agency of Chartered Colleges and Universities in the Philippines (AACCUP)‚ Inc. Organized in 1987‚ though officially registered and recognized under the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on September 4‚ 1989‚ it is the youngest of the four (4) accrediting agencies in the country until late 2003. Under its charter

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  • Requirements for Accreditation of Tertiary Hospitals for Medical Tourism

    REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM MANILA RULES AND REGULATIONS TO GOVERN THE ACCREDITATION OF TERTIARY HOSPITALS FOR MEDICAL TOURISM PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 120 DATED JANUARY 30‚ 1987‚ THE FOLLOWING RULES AND REGULATIONS ARE HEREBY PROMULGATED TO GOVERN THE ACCREDITATION OF TERTIARY HOSPITALS FOR MEDICAL TOURISM. CHAPTER I DEFINITION OF TERMS SECTION 1. DEFINITION OF TERMS - When used in these Rules‚ unless the

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  • Accreditation Audit: Raft Task 1

    WGU Accreditation Audit: RAFT Task 1 Nightingale Community Hospital (NCH) has thirteen months until their next Joint Commission audit. This report will evaluate Nightingale Hospital’s compliance in The Priority Focus Area of Communication using the Universal Protocol Standards from the Joint Commission Handbook. “The Universal Protocol was created to address the continuing occurrence of wrong site‚ wrong procedure and wrong person surgery and other procedures in Joint Commission accredited organizations”

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  • Accreditation Audit Task 1

    to comply with particular criteria. Hospitals are one of the many organizations that must comply with regulations to keep patients and staff safe and as well as maintain the quality of care. Ideally‚ a good care system for patients includes medical professionals as well as friends and family to compliment each other in providing for patient needs. Because patients require care from medical professions in hospitals‚ there are provisions that the hospital must follow. “Compliance means conforming

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