Modeling veterans healthcare administration disclosure processes : CY 2012 summary.

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As with other large healthcare organizations, medical adverse events at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) facilities can expose patients to unforeseen negative risks. VHA leadership recognizes that properly handled disclosure of adverse events can minimize potential harm to patients and negative consequences for the effective functioning of the organization. The work documented here seeks to help improve the disclosure process by situating it within the broader theoretical framework of issues management, and to identify opportunities for process improvement through modeling disclosure and reactions to disclosure. The computational model will allow a variety of disclosure actions to be tested across ... continued below

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Beyeler, Walter Eugene; DeMenno, Mercy B. & Finley, Patrick D. September 1, 2013.

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    Publisher Info: Sandia National Laboratories (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
    Place of Publication: Albuquerque, New Mexico

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As with other large healthcare organizations, medical adverse events at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) facilities can expose patients to unforeseen negative risks. VHA leadership recognizes that properly handled disclosure of adverse events can minimize potential harm to patients and negative consequences for the effective functioning of the organization. The work documented here seeks to help improve the disclosure process by situating it within the broader theoretical framework of issues management, and to identify opportunities for process improvement through modeling disclosure and reactions to disclosure. The computational model will allow a variety of disclosure actions to be tested across a range of incident scenarios. Our conceptual model will be refined in collaboration with domain experts, especially by continuing to draw on insights from VA Study of the Communication of Adverse Large-Scale Events (SCALE) project researchers.

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  • Report No.: SAND2013-8252
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 1096264
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Beyeler, Walter Eugene; DeMenno, Mercy B. & Finley, Patrick D. Modeling veterans healthcare administration disclosure processes : CY 2012 summary., report, September 1, 2013; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc835821/: accessed September 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.