Internal Issues and Corporate Governance

Internal Issues and Corporate Governance– Instructions
Overview:
Write a 5-page research paper on patient safety measures, regulatory agencies, and health care laws, and their influence the way health care

organizations function.
• Competency: Analyze the application of the law to a health organization.
• Identify the impact of health care provider errors on patient safety.
• Discuss measures to ensure patient safety.
• Competency: Address the legal responsibility of a health organization.
• Identify regulatory agencies and how they influence the functioning of health care organizations.
• Competency: Address the legal aspects of common health care contracts.
o Discuss the role of health care organizations in ensuring patient safety.
o Discuss the effects of liability litigation risks on health care organizations.

Suggested Resources (Not Required)
• U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (n.d.). Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Retrieved from http://www.ahrq.gov/
• Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). (n.d.). Retried from http://www.cms.gov/
• U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (n.d.). Office of inspector general. Retrieved from http://oig.hhs.gov/
• U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (n.d.). National Institutes of Health (NIH). Retrieved from http://www.nih.gov/
• U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.hhs.gov/
Instructions:
In a 5-page research paper, address the following:
• Identify the impact of health care provider errors on patient safety.
• Discuss measures to ensure patient safety.
• Discuss the role of health care organizations in ensuring patient safety.
• Identify regulatory agencies and how they influence the functioning of health care organizations.
• Discuss the effects of liability litigation risks on health care organizations.
• Consider the following health care related laws:
o Medical malpractice.
o Medical misconduct.
o Medical equipment procedures.
o Medical paternalism.
Additional Requirements
Written communication: Written communication should be free of errors that detract from the overall message.
APA formatting: References and citations should be formatted according to APA (6th edition) style and formatting.
Resources: Use a minimum of 4 references.
Paper length: Your assessment should be 5 typed, double-spaced pages.
Font and font size: Times New Roman, 12-point.

Please provide sub-titles for each of the following:
• Analyzes the causes and impacts of health care provider errors on patient safety.
• Analyzes measures to ensure patient safety and the stakeholders responsible for those measures.
• Analyzes the role and responsibility of health care organizations in ensuring patient safety.
• Analyzes regulatory agencies, their regulations, and how they influence the functioning of health care organizations.
• Analyzes the effects of liability litigation risks on health care organizations and identifies specific stakeholders.

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