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uncompromised clinical judgment and decision-making that is never jeopardized by financial considerations. Although we embrace VBP, it is simply a measure of our desire to do the right thing. Our code of conduct and business ethics drive us to act with integrity, allowing us to build strong relationships and the respect of the communities we serve. Our goals are:Handle all confidential information belonging to our company, patients, or other customers with the highest level of respect and protection.Do not engage in situations that are considered or could be considered a conflict of interest. Report conflicts that exist. Handle customers fairly, ensuring equal opportunity and freedom from discrimination, harassment, intimidation or violence of any kind.Everyone who is associated with our network is required to follow our code of conduct and business ethics. This requirement ensures that we are always doing the right thing. (Code of Conduct and Business Ethics Network Responsibility & Compliance Program, 2018)
APPLICATION OF HEALTHCARE BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL8B7. Develop a timeline to ensure that VBP is addressed over the next three years.Time IncrementsNursing DepartmentMedical Staff (physicians)Infection Prevention Department0-9 monthsFormulate a problem statementCreate a committee.Identify most common disease processes and medications for patient education.Formulate a problem statementCreate a committeeIdentify types of errors found on medication reconciliations.Identify factors that contribute to these errors.Formulate a problem statementCreate a committeeIdentify areas that in which staff needs further education/reinforcement.Identify challenges staff face that may contribute to non-compliance with evidence based best practice. 10-18 monthsDevelop educational material for nurses to utilize while educating patients. Committee to create aplan to market information to the nursing department. Schedule informal information sharing sessions.Develop a process to effectively educate medical staff.Set up information sessions on multiple daysand times. Allow medical staff to share concerns/challenges.Develop a process to effectively celebrate successes, and further encourage and educate staff.When creating process consider staff challenges.Consider methods to overcome challengesSchedule informal informationsharing sessions.19-27 monthsProvide formal education to nursing staff.Begin to roll out new process one unit at a time. The first unit will serve as a test unit.Review results and feedback from the first unit, continue to roll out one unit at a time until all units areutilizing the new process.