Within the Discussion Board area, write 400-600 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.
When an adverse event (e.g., wrong-site surgery or avoidable death) occurs in a health care organization, it can be complex and intense. The media, regulatory agencies, and even government involvement will likely occur.
For this assignment, discuss the following:
- Why might health care organizations and staff members be reluctant to report adverse events?
- Explain the financial and nonfinancial implications that a major adverse event may have on a health care organization.
- What can organizational leadership do to improve the reporting of adverse events?
Note: Use APA style to cite at least 2 scholarly sources from the last 5 years.