The Dangers Of Straying From Standardized Guidelines Within Public Healthcare

Health Care Policies Standardized Guidelines

Discrepancies in the creation of healthcare policies and their interpretation can lead to different levels of care in one organization. This increases that organization’s risk exposure. There are potential outcomes here that healthcare providers need to avoid. The Joint Commission set the following leadership accreditation standard as an essential requirement.

“Patients with comparable needs [must] receive the same level of care, treatment, and services throughout the hospital” (Schyve, 2009). Patients may be concerned it is deemed that one life sciences clinic is working with two …

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