The importance of quality in healthcare is an issue that has gained increased attention in recent years. As a result, healthcare organizations are continually looking for effective ways to improve patient safety and reduce medical errors within their organization. This seminar is designed to assist healthcare organizations to develop and implement an effective organizational plan to address quality issues. Often, quality initiatives arise in reaction to specific problems. However, it is also important that there be room in an organization for a more proactive approach to quality. This seminar examines some useful strategic initiatives that an organization may consider developing in order to ensure a more strategic and proactive approach to quality.
- Recent statutory and regulatory error prevention for the medical professional
- Error awareness
- Legal and ethical responsibilities
- Systematic approach to quality assurance in medical practices
- Practical application of systematic approach to office and institutional quality assurance
- The attendee will be able to discuss error awareness.
- The attendee will be able to identify recent statutory and regulatory error prevention for the medical professional.
- The attendee will be able to review legal and ethical responsibilities.
9:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m (Break 10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.)
I. Recent Statutory And Regulatory Error Prevention For The Medical
C. The Impact Of Constitutional Amendments
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
II. Error Awareness
A. Types Of Errors – Top 5 Errors In The Medical Field
B. Sources Of Errors
C. Catching Errors Before They Happen
D. How Policies Can Contribute To Errors
E. Patient Safety
1. Communication Between Patients And Staff Can Reduce Medical Errors
2. Correct Documentation
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
III. Legal And Ethical Responsibilities
A. Physician Responsibilities
B. Staff Responsibilities
C. Risk Management Responsibilities
2:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
IV. Systematic Approach To Quality Assurance In Medical Practices
A. The Theory Of Systematic Change
B. Motivation For Change
C. Medical Management As A Medium For Risk Management
V. Practical Application Of Systematic Approach To Office And
Institutional Quality Assurance
A. Assessment Of Target Areas In Physician And Institutional Practices
B. Evaluation Of Employee Profiles
C. Modifying The 'Hand You Are Dealt'
D. The Reward System For Quality Improvement
4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
VI. Questions And Answers