Princeton University Library Catalog

Patient safety and hospital accreditation : a model for ensuring success / Sharon Ann Myers.

Author:
Myers, Sharon [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
New York : Springer Pub. Co., c2012.
Description:
x, 326 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Introduction to concepts of hospital accreditation and patient safety -- Milestones of hospital accreditation and patient safety in the United States -- A global view of patient safety and accreditation -- Universal "new" language of patient safety as part of the accreditation process -- Current challenges in healthcare -- The reliability factor and why adverse events still happen in accredited healthcare organizations -- Organizational architecture in relation to patient safety efforts ready, fire, aim -- Overview of the Myers model for patient safety and accreditation and its application in healthcare -- Design at the leadership level (system level) -- Design at the unit level (microsystem) -- Design at the individual level -- How the model assists nursing with accreditation and patient safety efforts -- Measurements and data integration -- Root cause analysis and failure mode and effects analysis -- Recommendations for accrediting bodies and healthcare organizations.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9780826106391
  • 0826106390
  • 9780826106407 (e-book)
  • 0826106404 (e-book)
LCCN:
2011038875
OCLC:
752785080
RCP:
C - S