Consumers Poster

by Dee26
Last updated 5 years ago

Discipline:
Health & Fitness
Subject:
Safety
Grade:
11

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Consumers Poster

Reporting wrongdoing is important because it is important as a healthcare employee to provide the proper care for the patients.

In March 1998, the Advisory Commission on Consumer Protection and Quality in the Health Care Industry issued its final report, which included the Consumer Bill of Rights and Responsibilities. The Commission was appointed by President Bill Clinton, and co-chaired by Donna Shalala, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services.

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001947.htm

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Reporting wrongdoing and fraud to appropiate resources or legal authorities.

•To build up consumer confidence in the health care system, by making it easy for consumers to participate actively in their own health care

The purpose of the Bill of Rights is:

•To strongly support the importance of a good healthcare provider and that of a good provider-patient relationship

•To emphasize and support the importance of the consumers' role in making sure they have rights and responsibilities with regard to health improvement.


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