Quality and Risk Management in Healthcare paper, health & medical homework help

Option #1: Medical Errors

Submit a paper that identifies and examines two distinct types of sentinel events that frequently occur in healthcare organizations. The error types that you select must be significantly different; for example, patient suicide and wrong-site surgery.

In writing this paper, you should consider and address (as necessary) the following:

  • Identify, compare, and contrast the system factors that influence organizational performance.
  • Identify, compare, and contrast the processes and techniques that can be used to investigate, prevent, and control these types of events now and in the future.
  • Identify, compare, and contrast the measures that can be used to assess the performance of the organization and the risk management plan in this area as it relates to patient safety.

Your paper should be well-written and meet the following requirements:

  • Eight to 10 pages in length.
  • Include at least six references from the peer-reviewed articles. The CSU-Global Library is a good place to find peer-reviewed articles.
  • Conforms to CSU-Global Guide to Writing & APA.

Option #2: Clinical Quality

The CEO of a large hospital is informed that her hospital’s performance on the Hospital Quality Alliance (HQA) performance indicators is significantly below that of other hospitals in the state.

Submit a paper that first explains the performance measures for any two clinical areas that are part of the HQA program (congestive heart failure, pneumonia, or acute myocardial infarction). Then, explore likely issues with poor performance, and offer no fewer than five tactics that can be employed to improve performance.

In writing this paper, you should consider and address (as necessary) the following:

  • Identify, compare, and contrast the system factors that influence organizational performance.
  • Identify, compare, and contrast the processes and techniques that can be used to investigate, prevent, and control these types of events now and in the future.
  • Identify, compare, and contrast the measures that can be used to assess the performance of the organization and the risk management plan in this area as it relates to patient safety.

Your paper should be well-written and meet the following requirements:

  • Eight to 10 pages in length.
  • Include at least six references from the peer-reviewed articles. The CSU-Global Library is a good place to find peer-reviewed articles.
  • Conforms to CSU-Global Guide to Writing & APA.

Paper template attached

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