The incidents are reported to the affected individuals the Secretary and in

The incidents are reported to the affected

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The incidents are reported to the affected individuals, the Secretary, and in some cases to the media. Implements deadlines of 60 days for breaches. Along with penalties and fines according to neglect standards.
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Healthcare Providers Ethical Duty to Patient Do no Harm Maintain Confidentiality and Privacy Maintain dignity and Personal Values Notify patients and keep informed Quality Patient Care
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Employee Follow-Up Investigation Organizational Policies Criminal Penalties Civil Penalties
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Recommended Changes Data Security Encryption Regulated systems Password protection Self-destructing information Privacy Compliance Training Policies and regulations
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Medical Error
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Patton – Fuller Community Hospital Medical Error’s Incident reports (Medical errors) Medication administration Blood transfusion Written prescriptions Incorrect patient administration
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Reduction in Medical Error Liability Communication Informed Consent Standards and training Inadequate follow-ups
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Ethical Issues Harm to patients Disclosure of medical errors Erosion of trust Impact of quality of care
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Joint Commission Concerns
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  • HCS 545, medical errors, medical error, Hospital accreditation, Joint Commission

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