Question 16 0 / 1 pts The federal government oversees safety requirements that must be met for an organization to be eligible for __________. You Answered credentialing self-monitoring Correct Answer federal reimbursements federal funding The answer can be found in Chapter 6, Section 6.2, Legal and Administrative Strategies to Ensure Patient Safety. Question 17 1 / 1 pts According to the authors, the irony of practicing defensive medicine is that it can result in __________. Correct! greater risk of being sued worse health care for all patients
more poorly performing practitioners higher administrative costs Question 18 1 / 1 pts A claimant in a civil lawsuit based on negligence has the burden to prove that the health practitioner failed to uphold the minimum standard of care. Which element of proof is this? legal obligation intentional harm Correct! breach of legal duty proximate cause Question 19 1 / 1 pts Dr. DeShaun Roberts, the administrator of an accredited community health clinic, would MOST likely contact Joint Commission Resources if he wanted to ask accrediting agents to revisit. Correct! develop his business operations. order patient information brochures. seek a higher paying health care job. Question 20 1 / 1 pts MOST medical mistakes originate from some form of __________ error. Correct! human surgical administrative technological Question 21 0 / 1 pts In the future, with new technologies and social media, health care privacy and confidentiality You Answered will be easier to protect. will no longer be important. Correct Answer will be more susceptible to breaches than ever. will be less expensive to protect than before. The answer can be found in Chapter 5, Section 5.3, The Future of Privacy and Confidentiality.
Question 22 1 / 1 pts The court’s ruling in the 1957 landmark case Bing v. Thunig was the rationale for which of the following doctrines? medical liability vicarious liability administrative liability Correct! corporate liability Question 23 1 / 1 pts Some of the major causes of runaway healthcare costs and expenses include all of the following EXCEPT: unnecessary or redundant medical care and tests. the needless choice of more-expensive treatments. lavish compensation in certain health care sectors.
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