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patient or a family will be asked to sit in a committee would be an ethical review, which is usually requested by the family for a chart review.Improvement StrategyBy allowing and giving a chance to patients and families to be part of the existent committees would give a chance to view things from a different perspective and point of view. Improvement of safety and quality within the organization can be categorized into two sections, which are the patient to whom the misfortune happened or the risk, which they were placed in. The other is the staff members or employees who were directly involved in causing the risk or problem to the patient. This is a good platform that would necessitate the convenience of having a committee that has the administration, staff, patient, and the patients’ families.The organization should have a very well elaborated procedure for reporting, recording, and tracking safety issues and quality indicators keenly. Such measures should be put into action since some employees tend to overlook the bylaws of the organization.A significant application of this is through the introduction of a given policy, such as hand washing in the organization. The success of this policy is both simple and not simple. The hospital staff has to embrace it fullybefore they can ask patients and their families to adhere to it. They must lead through good
ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP AND INTERPROFESSIONAL TEAM DEVELOPMENT 12examples. Insights from such successful ventures would show that they are creating a better patient and family care policy.System or Change TheoryRoger`s change model explains why some people are more willing to accept changes thanothers. Application of Roger`s change theory would be the best applicable design to adhere to using a normative reductive strategy, which consists of five major steps; knowledge, which is to identify, persuasion, decision, implementation, and confirmation. In this change model, we would be required to identify the problem. We can carry this out by allowing the specific patient population to participate in quality improvement task forces. This will bring on board new ideas and opinions, which would otherwise never be heard. This would be asking the patients or patient families to evaluate how they stay at the hospital and offer any suggestions to help with a problem they identified or from an incident that they experienced in the hospital. Persuading patients or families to come forth and participate in the improvement of quality care in a hospital would give first-hand information on how patients feel and think about the whole issue at large. The information derived from this can be used to make recommendations to certain aspects of the hospital. Making an informed decision concerning the implementation of a protocol, procedure, or policy can have better acceptance and follow through when you have prior knowledge from the patient with actual experience and their feedback. Acceptance of a change is not easy and may take time if it is not completely brushed