Efforts to Reduce Medical Errors: AHRQ’s Response to Senate Committee
After you have read chapter 14 of your textbook, and reviewed the following report on Medical Errors: http://www.ahrq.gov/
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the U.S. spends more on health services than most of the 191 countries evaluated in their annual report. The same report illustrates a ranking of 37 worldwide. If expenditures are high and patient outcomes are low, does this show inefficiency? Why or why not?
The field of healthcare provision is one among the few areas where utmost care and accuracy are required. Errors in hospitals as well as other healthcare organizations can lead to very fatal accidents and pose a great risk to patient health and life (Keers et al., 2013). Medical practitioners need to be very careful with………………………