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Information behaviour of health care providers for improving patient safety

Anu MacIntosh-Murray

Information behaviour of health care providers for improving patient safety

by Anu MacIntosh-Murray

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medical personnel -- Information services.,
  • Medical errors -- Prevention.,
  • Health -- Information services -- Evaluation.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Anu MacIntosh-Murray.
    ContributionsUniversity of Toronto. Faculty of Information Studies.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 188 leaves :
    Number of Pages188
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19234815M
    ISBN 100612848752

    The program has reduced hospital lengths-of-stay, errors in patient care, and inpatient care costs (by 25 percent), while improving care protocol compliance by providers and achieving a patient.   Health Information Exchange: The Benefits. Electronic exchange of clinical information is vital to improving health care quality, safety, and patient outcomes. Health information exchange (HIE) can help your organization. Improve Health Care Quality: Improve health care quality and patient outcomes by reducing medication and medical errors; Make Care .

      A fundamental truth about the health-care system is that many avoid using it. In fact, most working-age Americans only visit the doctor an average of times a year (as of ). But as the. Reducing health disparities and achieving equitable health care remains an important goal for the U.S. healthcare system. Cultural competence is widely seen as a foundational pillar for reducing disparities through culturally sensitive and unbiased quality care. Culturally competent care is defined as care that respects diversity in the patient population and cultural factors .

    Thus, nurse-patient communication serves as a catalyst for improving the quality and safety of patient care. Nursing is built upon a foundation of strong interpersonal relationships. However, as bedside providers on the front lines of healthcare, nurses manage competing priorities from a variety of stakeholders.   Abstract. Background: An electronic patient portal is a potentially powerful tool to facilitate self-management support for patients with multiple chronic conditions; however, patients are not taking advantage of this purpose of this study was to explore how patients are introduced to and learn about portals and how patients and providers perceive the .


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Information behaviour of health care providers for improving patient safety by Anu MacIntosh-Murray Download PDF EPUB FB2

Improving Patient and Worker Safety Opportunities for Synergy, Collaboration and Innovation Health care professionals whose focus is on patient safety are very familiar with these alarming and frequently cited statistics from the Institute of Medicine: medical errors result in the death of betw patients every year.

Strategies and tools to improve patient safety systems. These include five key recommendations that aim to both improve detection of medical errors across diverse populations and prevent high-risk scenarios from becoming safety events. Team behaviors to improve LEP patient safety, presented in a new TeamSTEPPS ® training module.

Epidemiologic data on patient safety and a sampling of current efforts aimed at patient safety improvement are provided to inform relevant applications of organizational behavior management (OBM). The basic principles of OBM are presented, along with recent innovations in the field that are relevant to improving patient by:   Physicians are also often incentivized to use health information technology (HIT) to facilitate team-based care.

For example, the patient-centered medical home is a team-based care delivery model. Poorly designed electronic health records are frequently cited as a cause of burnout among physicians, which in itself is associated with patient safety risks. Another challenge for the field is the need to improve safety across the continuum of care.

Research in the field of patient safety began with studies of hospitalized patients. SAFETY CULTURE ASSESSMENT IN HEALTHCARE ORGANIZATIONS.

The Advisory Committee on the Safety of Nuclear Installations 8 provides the following definition of safety culture that can easily be adapted to the context of patient safety in health care: “The safety culture of an organization is the product of individual and group values, attitudes, perceptions.

Modern healthcare is delivered by multidisciplinary, distributed healthcare teams who rely on effective teamwork and communication to ensure effective and safe patient care. However, we know that there is an unacceptable rate of unintended patient harm, and much of this is attributed to failures in communication between health professionals.

The extensive literature on teams. about the outcomes of care. As a result, healthcare providers may struggle to engage patients care, make a positive impression, measure and improve patient satisfaction, and efficiently Communicating Effectively With Patients to Improve Quality and Safety 2.

Background The concept of safety culture originated outside health care, in studies of high reliability organizations, organizations that consistently minimize adverse events despite carrying out intrinsically complex and hazardous work. High reliability organizations maintain a commitment to safety at all levels, from frontline providers to managers and executives.

Background. Learning effective communication and teamwork skills is crucial to improving patient safety for health care professionals [].The frontline staff, such as medical residents and nurses, is well positioned to observe early signs of unsafe conditions in care delivery and bring them to the attention of the organisation [2,3].].

‘Speaking up’ is defined as. Effective communication is not only critical to meeting patient needs and providing safe, high-quality, and patient-centered care, it is necessary to how we manage healthcare delivery.

To facilitate meaningful improvement, the road to healthcare transformation must be paved with good communication—vertically from the top down and the bottom. information about their health problems and providers to make more accurate diagnoses. Good communication enhances health care education and counseling, resulting in more ap-propriate treatment regimes and better patient compliance.

Effective interpersonal commu-nication also benefits the health system as a whole by making it more efficient and. Speaking up is one of the critical behaviors of patient safety that displays an important role for improving quality and patient safety in healthcare.

Objectives of this study are 'assessing the effectiveness of speaking up for patient safety', 'identifying the influencing factors of speaking up', 'evaluating the effectiveness of speaking up training' and 'finding. Healthcare organizations are working diligently to improve patient satisfaction and the patient experience of care.

After all, patient experience of care is a critical quality domain used to evaluate hospital performance under the CMS Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program (accounts for 25 percent of a hospital’s VBP score)—and comes. With the continuous rise of sentinel and adverse events due to ineffective communication, it is time for health care organizations to start implementing a focus on enhancing effective communication in which will, in turn, improve patient safety and experience, boosting the bottom line.

This article identifies and discusses different communication protocols that can be used to. By embracing the overall patient journey, providers can potentially improve patient outcomes, while reducing costs.

The Affordable Care Act launched in the United States included financial incentives for providers to continue making a positive contribution to patient outcomes beyond the day of discharge. Given that a poor understanding of health and health-related issues can lead to higher rates of illness and poor self-care, it is in the best interest of the public for healthcare providers to introduce strategies that can help improve health literacy levels among patient.

Effective patient-provider communication is critical to the successful delivery of health care services. The Joint Commission supports a number of efforts to improve communication between health care providers and patients, including standards, monographs, videos, and other resources.

Learn more about effective communication Screen Reader Text. The 5 A’s Behavior Change Model includes the following steps: Assess: Ask about or assess behavioral health risk(s) and factors affecting choice of behavior change goals or methods; Advise: Give clear, specific, and personalized behavior change advice, including information about personal health harms and benefits.

2. Increased Efficiency. Presenting data to care providers in real time and in a consistent manner can boost efficiency across an entire ing to an IDC white paper examining data readiness and growth, the healthcare industry is projected to grow faster than any other industry.

ThroughIDC states, the healthcare industry will rapidly. effectiveness and safety. A person’s experience starts from their very first contact with the health and care system, right through to their last, which may be years after their first treatment, and can include end-of-life care.

This patient experience improvement framework supports. Partnerships for Safer Health Care Patients for Patient Safety Patient safety is a global health issue. Every year millions of patients are harmed by unsafe health care. In developed countries, 5–10% of hospitalized patients acquire an infection; between % and % of patients in acute care experience an adverse drug event.

A survey of health care providers revealed where providers currently turn to access cultural training and information, and what types of information providers need when they are unsure/unaware of the patient’s cultural profile and its implications for treatment decisions, patient compliance, and safety outcomes.