Safety and quality in medical transport systems: creating an by John W. Overton

By John W. Overton

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The second layer of Schein舗s organizational culture is the espoused values of the organization, that is, the personal and local values widely expressed within the organization that are known only to the organization舗s members. This layer includes the collective internal memory of the organization and certain rites, symbols and language that embody how we get by here, including promotion and termination. In a sense this is the place in which an organization舗s member learns the inner rules of how things are really done in the organization.

Rogers WHY ARE WE HAVING THIS DISCUSSION? Since its inception as a voluntary accreditation organization 22 years ago, the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS) has identified a list of recurring areas of deficiencies in the ability of programs to meet compliance in its Standards. Despite significant efforts on behalf of programs seeking accreditation, they frequently were unable to make progress related to: safety management systems, quality management, utilization review and medical training.

Masters in Public Health; prior chief nursing officer, chief operating officer, vice president of patient care and hospital administrator; past president of American Organization of Nurse Executives; writer and teacher about culture and the work environment, effective communications, resilience, sustainability, and work-life balance; certified executive coach; currently, health care quality and safety consultant, senior vice president of a medical management consulting firm. Gregory H. ; career in anesthesiology and critical care medicine; served as the University of Texas Chancellors Health Fellow in Quality of Care and Patient Safety; charter fellow in University of Texas System Clinical Safety and Effectiveness Fellowship Program; prior medical director for a patient transfer center, an acute care training center, and a medical emergency rapid intervention team; currently, professor of anesthesiology, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, consultant for the Society of Critical Care training programs, junior editor for the American Board of Anesthesiology joint council on in-training examinations, member of The University of Texas system health care components ICU quality improvement collaborative and program director for the anesthesiology critical care medicine fellowship at the University of Texas Medical School at houston.

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