Leadership for Quality, Effectiveness and Health

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Leadership for Quality Effectivenessand Safety in Health Care
Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1Question 1........................................................................................................................................1Define quality in health care...................................................................................................1Key principles and characteristics of total quality management and continuous qualityimprovement...........................................................................................................................1Question 2........................................................................................................................................2Patient safety..........................................................................................................................2Differentiate between safety in health care and patient safety...............................................3Risk management and its aim.................................................................................................3Approaches that a health professional use when completing a risk analysis.........................3Question 3........................................................................................................................................3Clinical governance differ from clinical leadership...............................................................3Enhancing communication between healthcare professionals...............................................4Question 4........................................................................................................................................4Safety culture and how it can be measured............................................................................4Significance of a poor safety culture for health care professionals and patients....................4CONCLUSION................................................................................................................................5References........................................................................................................................................6
INTRODUCTIONSafety and importance of good leadership is becoming increasingly evident within healthcare. To improve patient safety, leadership has appeared to be a key theme in the rapidly growingmovement. National health reform is Australia's health system is amongst the best in the world.In 2011, the Council of Australian Government agreed to provide structural reforms to theorganisation. It stated funding and delivery of health care for public hospitals in Australia whichwill lead to future sustainability.The following report on Leadership for Quality Effectiveness and Safety in Health Carewill cover key principles and characteristics of total quality management and continuous qualityimprovement in the health care (Brennan and Flynn, 2013). The approaches and or tools that ahealth professional is likely to use when completing a risk analysis. Further it will coverdifference between clinical governance and clinical leadership.Question 1Define quality in health careQuality in health care means providing superior care to the patient. It is a care that apatient needs in an affordable, safe and effective manner. The aim of health care is to supplyhigh attribute medical resources in order to ensure good quality of life, and to cure illness. Inorder to gain universal health extent, it is necessary to deliver care services that meet qualitycriteria (Ross and Elena, 2017).Key principles and characteristics of total quality management and continuous qualityimprovementTotal Quality Management is determined as the first quality oriented philosophy tochange over into health care. Nowadays, health care organisations are facing major challengesthat can be divided into four main parts; increase in cost of health services, advancement intechnology, pressure of decreasing cost improvement in quality and satisfying needs of thepatients.Principles of total quality management1
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