Please use articles that are no more that 5 years old and have to be written by scholar
Promoting Safety and Quality
In the article “Managing to Improve Quality: The Relationship Between
Accreditation Standards, Safety Practices, and Patient Outcomes,” the
authors discuss the growing trend by medical insurance companies to
eliminate reimbursement for Never Events. As these types of
mistakes should be easily preventable, hospitals have developed
protocols to lessen or extinguish the occurrence of these events. In
addition, The Joint Commission (TJC) and the Centers for Medicare &
Medicaid Services (CMS) have developed core measures to guide health
care providers’ efforts in improving patient safety and the quality of
Health care organizations have developed strategic agendas to help meet these standards and reduce the incidence of Never Events.
Nurses significantly influence the overall quality of health care
provided and play a pivotal role in improving patient outcomes.
For this Discussion, you will consider the standards that are in
place for nurses and how they can be used to improve quality of care.
To prepare for this Discussion:
Respond to the following:
Support your response with references from the professional nursing literature.
Note Initial Post: A 3-paragraph (at least 350 words) response. Be sure to use evidence from the readings and include in-text citations. Utilize essay-level writing practice and skills, including the use of transitional material and organizational frames. Avoid quotes; paraphrase to incorporate evidence into your own writing. A reference list is required. Use the most current evidence (usually ≤ 5 years old).
Read two or more of your colleagues’ postings from the Discussion question (support with evidence if indicated).