Medical Error Reporting – Policy and Procedures


A new, free-standing hospital has been built in Saudi Arabia and will be opening in the coming year. The hospital’s leadership is well aware of the high rate of medical errors that occur in hospitals throughout the Kingdom and is eager to put proactive plans in place prior to opening.      As part of these efforts, you have been tasked with writing the organization’s policy and procedures on reporting medical errors. Your document should be thorough but succinct. It must include the following elements:  

    ● Policy title ● Policy statement ● Purpose ● Authority ● Scope ● Responsibility ● Procedures      

Your well-written policy and procedures document should meet the following requirements:      

● Three  pages in length, not including the title and reference pages. 

● Utilize the Medical Error Policy template. 



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Your paper must have


·       Introduction

·       involved all the description requirements

·       In text citation for each paragraph.

·       the date of references must be (recommend that you use more contemporary sources (last 5 years) not from provided materials

·       conclusion

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