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Unformatted text preview: AHS 450 QUALITY MANAGEMENT IN HEALTH CARE UNIT 9: PATIENT SAFETY IMPROVEMENT Topics Covered in This Lecture ¡ Patient safety measurement, assessment and improvement ¡ Four components of an effective patient safety initiative Patient Safety: A Subcategory of Performance Improvement ¡ Patient Safety Improvement : Actions undertaken by individuals and organizations to protect health care recipients from being harmed by the effects of health care services. ¡ Four components: supportive culture, committed and involved people, error containment, and error reduction Components of Patient Safety Improvement ¡ Supportive Culture ¡ Committed and Involved People Patient Safety Vision Statement Kaiser Permanente (“6 Safes”) ¡ Safe Culture : Create and nurture a strong unified patient safety culture at Kaiser Permanente ¡ Safe Care : Design and maintain a care delivery system that improves safety performance ¡ Safe Staff : Ensure that staff members have the knowledge and skills to safely perform required duties ¡ Safe Support Systems : Identify, implement, and maintain support systems to provide the right information to the right people...
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AHS450_Unit9 - AHS 450 QUALITY MANAGEMENT IN HEALTH CARE...

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