Medical Errors

Meadowview hospital has begun reviewing their existing policies and procedures surrounding the prevention of medical errors in outpatient surgeries. As the risk manager, you have been asked to contribute to the development of a policy that addresses possible disparities and risks upon implementation.

Create a policy and procedure that addresses the following:

Identify system factors that have influenced Meadowview’s organizational performance.
Select processes and techniques that can be used to investigate, prevent, and control these types of events now and in the future. Discuss the specific process or technique you selected and explain why you believe it is a viable choice to address this event.
Recommend 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 and explain your rationale for each. Attach your proposed assessment and risk management plans as appendices to your presentation.

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