Describe two instances of mistakes found in the set of facts for the case. Include in your description

  • Childs v. Weis (440 S.W.2d 104 Texas Ct. Viv. App. 1969)

1. For the case to which you are assigned, answer the following questions:

  1. Determine if it is a case in a federal court or state court.
    • State why this is case was submitted to the specific court system vs. a different court system
    • Discuss if the case would be eligible to go to the state or federal supreme court
  2. Summarize the facts of the case, including the issue of risk for:
    • The patient
    • The healthcare facility
  3. Describe two instances of mistakes found in the set of facts for the case. Include in your description:
    • What might have been some legitimate reasons for the provider actions?
    • What, in your opinion, are some not so legitimate reasons for the provider actions?
  4. Thinking about your last visit to a healthcare organization, how do you think the treatment/services you received were impacted/influenced by the elements of your assigned case?

Assume that you are a member of the risk management and prevention team at the Hospital of Hope in Jacksonville, FL. As part of a risk management team, what actions would you suggest to prevent recurrence of the incident in your assigned case?

Format

Students should use the following format for their written assignment.

  1. Follow the guidelines and complete all requirements of the assignment.
  2. Use APA format and cite sources, as necessary. If you need a refresher on APA, reference the APA Learning UnitLinks to an external site..
  3. Do your resources meet the CRAAP test?
  4. Use professional language.
  5. The paper must include:
    • Cover Page
    • Content (two to four pages)
    • Conclusion
    • Citations/Reference Page

No plagiarism

text book

Textbook Title: The Law of Healthcare Administration Edition #: 8
Author:J. Stuart Showalter, JD
Publisher: Health Administration Press

Year: 2017

 

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