Discuss the role of stakeholders in quality and risk management including the relationships between employers and third party payers with healthcare organizations. What roles do each play in quality and risk management, if any? What is the impact on the patient's and care they receive? Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings.
The Role of Government Analyze the governmental role in healthcare quality and risk management. Examine if Medicare, and CMS, are leaders or followers in the delivery of high quality healthcare in this country. What initiatives has the government undertaken in quality and risk management? Debate whether governmental involvement helps, or hinders, high quality. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings.