Many in modern health care are concerned with promoting quality and patient safety, including accreditation and regulatory agencies, just culture, and patient participation.

How are safety and quality promoted by:

Accreditation and Regulatory Commissions

Healthcare Providers


What are some areas in which promotion of safety and quality can be improved in the areas described above? Explain your reasoning using supporting evidence.

How does organizational culture play a role in your place of employment with respect to promoting safety and quality? Specifically, does organizational leadership advocate for a culture of safety and quality, or does it seem that leaders are just “going through the motions” to satisfy accreditors and regulations? Whether leaders advocate for a culture of safety or just “go through the motions”; what have been the effects on the organization as a whole?