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Unit 7 Assignment: Continuous Quality Improvement Instructions: Read Exhibit 9-1 in Continuous Quality Improvement in Health Care. You are in charge of the risk management team that must investigate...

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Unit 7 Assignment: Continuous Quality Improvement

Instructions:

Read Exhibit 9-1 in Continuous Quality Improvement in Health Care. You are in charge of the risk management team that must investigate this incident and report to the CEO of the hospital. Based on what you have learned, list all the system failures that contributed to the patient safety event and discuss the following:

1.What was the event?

2.Who was involved?

3.Was there a process in place that might not have been followed that contributed or caused this event to take place?

4.Describe the project that you would assign to your quality improvement team to complete to prevent this from happening again.

5.Describe the project that you would assign to the health information management team to complete to prevent this from happening again.

Please create a detailed project outline. At minimum, your outline should include the following elements:

·Introduction

·Background

·Current issues

·Literature review

·Topic Selection

·Rationale

·Process description

·Health care sector involved

·Disciplines involved

·Real/Hypothetical process

·Quality Application Tools (PDCA)

·Process to be improved

·Team that knows the process

·Current knowledge of the process

·Causes of special variation

·Selected process improvement

·Analysis

·Data collected

·Interpretation

·Conclusion

·Application

Requirements:

·Your outline must be in a Word document and be double spaced.

·Refer to Academic Tools for APA and other writing resources.

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Answered Same Day May 31, 2021

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Rimsha answered on Jun 02 2021
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Running Head: CONTINUOUS QUALITY IMPROVEMENT    1
CONTINUOUS QUALITY IMPROVEMENT        2
UNIT 7 ASSIGNMENT: CONTINUOUS QUALITY IMPROVEMENT
9–1 PATIENT SAFETY SCENARIO—INTERVIEW WITH A THIRD-YEAR PEDIATRICS RESIDENT
Table of Contents
1. What was the event?    3
2. Who was involved?    3
3. Process in Place that Might Have Not Been Followed    4
4. Description of the Project Assigned to Quality Improvement Team    4
5. Description of Project Assigned to the Health Information Team    5
References    6
1. What was the event?
    The event was resident doctor who is taking care of 12 years old child wanted to conduct the CT scan of the child. Due to shortage of the staff, nurse refused to take the patient for the scan and asked doctor to take the patient for the scan. It has been seen that patient become anxious of any procedure, thus doctor administer extra Ativan to calm the doctor. Doctor along with mother of patient went for the CT scan. On reaching the CT scan room, staff was not ready and morning slot of the patient had been missed.
The patient became anxious and started yelling at techs due to significant delay in their study. The patient was then given contrast enterally; tech was concerned that less quantity of contrast was given to patient, thus they give mixed the contrast and gave to doctor so that contrast can be administered through G-tube. Doctor after administering second syringe of gastrografin realized use of wrong tube to administer medicine.
The resident doctor reported incident to the radiologist, attending and chief as well as submit the report for the same. He was calmed by everyone for his mistake, but one of the attendees was discussing the incident with fellow team and every staff member was whispering the...
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