The Handbook of Patient Safety Compliance

A Practical Guide for Health Care Organizations
Author(s): Maree Bellamy
Genre: Science
Original Publish Date: Dec 05, 2016
Product Number: EB00692530
Released: Dec 24, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781119386353
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
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Written for virtually every professional and leader in the health care field, as well as students who are preparing for careers in health services delivery, this book presents a framework for developing a patient safety program, shows how best to examine events that do occur, and reveals how to ensure that appropriate corrective and preventative actions are reviewed for effectiveness. The book covers a comprehensive selection of topics including -The link between patient safety and legal and regulatory compliance -The role of accreditation and standard-setting organizations in patient safety -Failure modes and effect analysis -Voluntary and regulatory oversight of medical error -Evidence-based outcomes and standards of care -Creation and preservation of reports, data, and device evidence in medical error situations -Claims management when dealing with patient safety events -Full disclosure -Patient safety in human research -Managing confidentiality in the face of litigation -Managing patient safety compliance through accountability-based credentialing for health care professionals -Planning for the future

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