HT 1000 WEEK 4 STUDY GUIDE (1) - HT 1000 WEEK 4 STUDY GUIDE Profession and trade associations related to healthcare o(AHA American Hospital

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HT 1000 WEEK 4 STUDY GUIDE Profession and trade associations related to healthcare: o (AHA) American Hospital Association (Page 665) o The national trade organization that provides education, conducts research, and represents the hospitals industry’s interests in national legislative matters; membership includes individual healthcare organizations as well as individual healthcare professionals working in specialized areas of the hospitals, such as risk management. o (AMA) American Medical Association (Page 665) o The national professional membership organization for physicians that distributes scientific information to its members and the public, informs members of legislation related to health and medicine, and represents the medical professions interests in national legislative matters. o HIM professionals are involved in collecting data and information to report the results of the national patient safety goals, sentinel events and ORYX data (Page 666) o National patient safety goals (Page 666) o Evaluated annually o Goals issued by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations to improve patient safety in healthcare organizations nationwide. o Sentinel event policy (Page 666) o Designed to identify and prevent the occurrence of events that lead to unexpected deaths or events leading to or potentially leading to serious physical injuries. When a sentinel event occurs, a root cause analysis and identification of improvements to risks must be undertaken.
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  • Winter '17
  • Michelle Distler
  • Health care provider, American Health Information Management Association, Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, national legislative matters

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