discussion board due thursday
Professional Custom Accounting Papers: relatively overlooked by the mainstream media.
In the past, medical error was a topic relatively overlooked by the mainstream media. Today, stories about medical accidents and mistakes are becoming far too frequent. In the following discussion, you are asked to find an actual case study of a medical error that has been reported in the media. The case study you select is used for further discussion and additional assignments throughout the course.
Please see the learning resources area for this week for an example of a case study. See pp. 388-390 of the: Chisholm & Croskerry article.
Note: You may NOT use this case as your example.
To prepare for this Discussion:
- Review the Learning Resources, especially To Err is Human: Building a Safer Health System and the Crossing the Quality Chasm: A New Health System for the 21st Century.
- Research the popular press, web resources, and/or Walden Library for a case study in which a patient was harmed by medical error.
When choosing a case study, make sure it is from a reputable source such as a major newspaper, magazine, broadcast outlet, peer-reviewed journal, etc. The following are some examples: