engagement, program description along with evaluation focus of shared lessons and responsibility. The potential Barriers The awareness of the crucially and significance of prevention of medical error along with the consequences of both patient safety and healthcare quality is progressing. Therefore, the strategies of medical strategic planning should always be available to reduce the error at the forefront of the healthcare system and governance. The emphasis on ethics is the essential aspect since if the nurses or any other caregivers understand their responsibility toward the patient's care, the error might be minimized. However, the potential barrier that comes in in prevention of medical error is resistance or reluctant to change. Even if the policies and procedures are enacted
HEALTHCARE ISSUE 13 in this organization, various healthcare providers and workers might resist since they could be not familiar and comfortable with the way the new system m works. Also, the lack of error reporting in healthcare usually propagates the threats as the facility might not understand that medical errors are affecting the organization (Sakmak, Demir & Kidak, 2017). The reason is that an organization converts threats and error into opportunities and measures of improvement when learning from the mistakes. Besides, neither the healthcare nor the corporate governance advises the employees or the board of staff when the medical error occurs but keep the issue under the water. Moreover, the healthcare system, according to Poorolajal, Rezaie, Aghighi (2015), indicated that recurrent mistakes are occurring in different healthcare settings and patient’s proceeds to get harmed and injured through issues that might have been prevented. The reason is that the staff upon encountering the medical errors does not report to the administration even upon investigation as they hold it was making the situation worse. The ethical and key competence of the nurses and other healthcare practitioners is neglected and sometimes causes unnecessary mistakes that might have been prevented by following the right procedure. However, the strategies that can overcome this barrier are the improvement of accountability for simple safety habits. In case a small discussion is initiated between the management and the employees concerning the current causes of the error in the facility, the accountability as well as the awareness can be shed to light and become an entity of change. Instead of blaming a single person, the organization can act as a team to work together and fix the issue for the sake of the healthy and safeties of the patients (Sutcliffe, 2017).. Thus, by collaboration and establishing the right procedures and legislation of monitoring and verifying each case and diagnosis appropriateness it will mitigate the occurrence of medical error. A drastic
HEALTHCARE ISSUE 14 measure can be established through staffing, training, and educating the health providers about
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