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Health Care Organizations Administrative Agencies

We seem to live in fear of health care administrative agencies. Health care organizations cringe with the mention of governmental surveys, not to mention state and hospital sponsored surveys, such as JCAHO. Why should we even care about them?

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Honestly, I can certainly understand why health care organizations cringe with the mention of governmental surveys and state and hospital sponsored surveys, such as JCAHO. For a while, health care organizations were functioning without proper oversight. This has resulted in a multitude of lawsuits that have bankrupt the insurance industry, bad patient care-many times leading to death, misdiagnosis of patients, lack of respect for patients through processes such as violating their confidentiality, ...

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This solution discusses the function of healthcare administrative agencies such as JCAHO.

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