In your opinion, do you believe that errors in the hospital setting are inevitable? Why or why not?

In your opinion, do you believe that errors in the hospital setting are inevitable? Why or why not?

In your opinion, do you believe that errors in the hospital setting are inevitable? Why or why not? 150 150 Nyagu

Medical errors
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?