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Running head: ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP 1 Organizational Leadership & and Interprofessional Team Development Western Governors University
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ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP 2 Organizational Leadership & and Interprofessional Team Development Business Practices Patient-centered care within a healthcare organization is directly affected by business practices, regulatory requirements, and reimbursement. With the focus on patient-centered care, organizations can make better, informed choices on quality and safety, such as medications, procedures, and treatments. Looking at these factors can influence how care is provided and how the quality of care can be measured. All of which are important in the implementation of a patient-centered care model of a healthcare organization. Policies, procedures, and process are vital aspects to the business practices of an organization. They are integrated to assist with providing safe, quality patient care as well as patient satisfaction. These standards and procedures are in place to reduce risk and patient harm due to medical errors. They are available for staff to review as a resource and to improve standardization across the organization to reduce the potential for human error. Policies and procedures are created to help establish guidelines, decrease work arounds or other variations of care that are unnecessary, and to improve patient outcomes. These business practices that are well defined and meet regulations are established to reduce disorder, misunderstanding, and possible legal implications. The basis of these practices is to provide high quality and safe patient-centered care. Regulatory requirements have an impact on patient-centered care as well. These requirements are in place to establish guidelines and safety standards of care for organizations to comply with. The Joint Commission (JC), federal and state facility accreditors, and agencies like Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA), Drug Enforcement Administration and National Fire
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ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP 3 Protection Agency are examples of programs that provide rules and standards that place patient safety in the forefront. These regulation programs place responsibility on the organization to perform by accomplishing high quality hospital scores and receiving accreditation for having high rankings and rates that patients can view to draw them into their facility. Patient-centered care is also impacted by reimbursement within a healthcare organization. Adverse events and errors can hinder reimbursement a healthcare organization can receive therefore organizations must provide a certain standard of care. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) has initiated a program called value based care. This program is helping move toward paying providers based on quality rather than quantity (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, 2017). Other examples of reimbursement Programs include The Hospital Value Based Purchasing Program (HVBP), Hospital Readmission Reduction Program (HRR), and Hospital Acquired Condition Program (HAC). All of which are programs that encourage organizations to
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