Effective Decision-Making Practices

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Concepts, practices, and effective decision-making strategies to promote patient safety and quality improvement begins with leadership to communicate expected standards of care to staff, promote active involvement in the quality improvement (QI) process, create a blame free environment in order to address near misses, errors, or adverse events, establish the use of Six Sigma as the benchmark for QI, and determine discrepancies between care provided and unit standards by root cause analysis (RCA) (Marquis & Huston, 2014). Childbirth by itself is an exhausting process and coupled with rooming-in, evaluations by staff and lactation consultants, and visitors, there have been increased numbers of infant falls during the hospital stay. These falls

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