Week 5Patient Safety and a Culture of Safety
The purpose of this discussion is for you to explore your healthcare setting culture and the shifting paradigm from volume-based care to value-based care within the context of patient safety.
A paradigm shift is occurring across the United States from volume-based to value-based care. Reflect upon your organizational culture to address the following:
- Analyze and assess the culture of your healthcare setting as it relates to patient safety.
- Examine one opportunity to improve patient safety outcomes. Include in your strategy current technology being used to support safety and explain the importance of interprofessional collaboration to help promote a safer environment.
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This discussion enables the student to meet the following course outcomes:
- Assess the impact of informatics and information technology on organizational systems, change, and improvement. (PO 6)
- Evaluate the types of healthcare information systems, knowledge-based systems, and patient care technology and the impact on patient safety, quality of care, and outcome measurement. (PO 7)