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Question;According to Sollecito & Johnson;(2013), ?Organizations do not suddenly start making mistakes. They tend to;slide imperceptibly into a set of conditions that produce medical errors? (p.;327). After completing this week?s reading discuss this concept as it;relates to quality patient outcomes. Answer the following questions;a. In your opinion, do you believe that;errors in the hospital setting are inevitable? Why or why not?;b. If the most frequent type of error is omitting a step in;delivering care (Sollecito & Johnson, 2013, p. 312), would it be better to;focus on the individual who omitted the step or the system in which they work?;Explain your answer.;c. What role could being a ?learning organization? play in;reducing errors?;DQ_2;Disclosure;and Litigation;Complete the week?s reading and view;the Safe Patient Project video aboutLinda: Katy, TX, then answer the following;questions;a. What was the;error(s) in the case presented in the video?;b. Why do you think the error(s) happened? What might the;contributing factor(s) be in this situation?;c. Imagine you are this patient's physician and are meeting;with the family member to describe what happened. How would you communicate the;error?;d. Do you believe there is a link between how the error was;disclosed and the actions the family member took afterward? Explain your;answer.


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