Meeting the needs and expectations of those providing health care encourages and able to recognize and report adverse events and prepare through training and education to partake in open disclosure. v. Confidentiality involves considering the patient and clinician privacy and confidentiality in agreement with the law. (Australian Commission on Safety and quality in Health Care 2014) 11. The SBAR framework is an organized and logical process to ensure effective communication when relating a client’s condition to other members of the healthcare team. It’s a tool that can be used by any discipline in any situation.
This essay will demonstrate skills of analysis and debate whether cultural safety is patient centred care through integrating clinical situations. Cultural safety is an important concept in nursing as it is reflected in the Nursing Council of New Zealand, (2011) competencies as it outlines the ethical and legal nursing practice. The nursing concept of cultural safety is defined by health consumers who have received care which also relates to the practice that respects and does not impose on patient’s cultural beliefs and values (Wepa, 2005). Cultural safety aims to improve the health status of consumers through nurses by acknowledging the different beliefs and practices of others. It is intended to improve the delivery of health and disability services though nurses.
When professionals in the health sector are compliant to the standards and ethics of practice, then accidents in the sector and any activities that undermine patient safety are bound to be addressed. In particular, whistleblowers in the sector should also be protected to improve service delivery in the health sector. References Alspach, J. G. (2013). Core curriculum for critical care nursing. Elsevier Health Sciences.
Where these key approaches of PHC are adequately implemented and sustained, they promise to conduce the strengthening of Australia’s health system. The concepts and approaches of PHC in form of values and principles of primary health care include equity and universal access to services, multi-sectorial action, as well as commu... ... middle of paper ... ...81), pp. 875-876. Hall, J. J. and Taylor, R. (2003). Health for all beyond 2000: the demise of the Alma-Ata Declaration and primary health care in developing countries.
Reviewing a few of these quality improvement organizations and the roles they play will increase our understanding of their roles within our nation’s healthcare system. Quality Improvement Organizations Quality improvement organizations drive and champion the quality improvement, monitor the appropriateness and effectiveness, and provide quality initiatives for our nation’s health care system. They measure development, endorsement and approval. They provide accreditations, influence quality improvement, make public reporting available, and sometimes provide payment and incentives for efficiency. We also need information sharing between organizations on what works and what doesn’t in healthcare.
Through the use of these programs care can be evaluated, updated and data compiled to forward to regulating agencies. A few of the programs listed in our course book are: (1) The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), this program provides patients, clinicians, and others with evidence-based information to make informed decisions about health care through activities such as comparative effectiveness reviews conducted through AHRQ’s Evidence-Based Practice Center (EPC). (2) The National Quality Forum (NQF), a national standard-setting organization for healthcare performance measures. The NQF standards performance measures include, serious reportable events, and preferred practices (i.e., safe practices). These indicators are the first nationally standardized performance measures of nursing-sensitive outcomes in acute care hospitals and are designed to assess healthcare quality, patient safety, and a professional and safe work environment (Grove, Gray, & Burns 2015).
At the sometime the strategy is to promote designed to move the system to work better for doctors and health care providers, reducing their burdens and help to improve care for patients and to put health care more patient centered for reliable accessible and safe. All the staff members should follow the guidance of the company which are codes of conduct and policies and charters which is often a reflection of government legislation and demonstrate how organisations should be put laws into practice. Every workplace must have policies on equal opportunities and health and safety and what is important is to be committed to equal opportunity and courageous to report and abuse if it has any evidence. The role of nurses is to identify the patient, health care needs, and to be able to identify the nursing interventions required for the patient (Strauss et al 1984).The nursing process offers a systemic approach to planning and delivering nursing care, and their four main stages of the nursing process which are assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation (Yura et al 1978). Also Lefevre et al (2002) emphasized that; the healthcare professions should focus on patient outcomes and the goals that are to be achieved by the patient, and when ... ... middle of paper ... ...r the department of health has begged pay rise to NHS staff(2013) and introduces schemes example housing and car schemes for the them to work with community to promote best use of health living and effective communication and coordination care Conclusion This essay has shown how effective assessments of needs are important in that it will enable nurses to ensure services are appropriate and provide sensitive services to the needs of patients.
The future of health technology will revolve around the anticipated implementation of Personally-Controlled Electronic Health Records (PC-EHR) which highlights the importance of information control and how having structures in place for protection early in its development will prevent future implications after the implementation of PC-EHR's. The Hybrid Electronic Medical Record The Alfred utilises a Hybrid Electronic Medical Record (EMR) known as Powerchart, software created by the company ‘Cerner.’ Powerchart is a combination of scanned paper medical records and interactive software. It is a step forward towards the implementation of PC-EHR's in Australia and has been successfully implemented and used for patient care at the Alfred. The privacy and confidentiality of patient data is maintained by The Alfred by following the health information standards set by the Commonwealth Government. Cerner ensures the protection of patient informatio... ... middle of paper ... ...
To achieve these goals, the functions to be executed include the generation of more resources, delivery of health services, and good leadership/management. This paper explores the Australian health care system, particularly its challenges, strengths, weaknesses, and the proposed reforms. The Australian Health Care System The Australian health care system comprises both the public and the private health sub-sectors. The health care system concerns itself with the financing, formulation, implementation, evaluation, and reforming of health services. The main sources of f... ... middle of paper ... ...For Public Health?
The patient centered care concept support the active involvement of the patients and their families, in the decision making process that are related upon the treatment services. The IOM (Institute of Medicine) defines patient-centered care as: "Providing care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient preferences, needs, and values, and ensuring that patient values guide all clinical decisions." The patient centered care is one of the main concepts to achieve an overall goal of health advocacy, in attributing to the safer medical system, whilst involving the patient interaction and involvement in the health care delivery and design. The patient centered care involves the integrating concept to educate the consumers about their health conditions, whilst guiding them to unbiased information about the benefits and risk of their health outcome. The patient centered approach is mainly focused on the patients and their main attributions and interactions with the health care providers, and their main experiences in the main clinical settings such as the health centers and hospitals.