Medical Errors

Be sure to review the Discussion Board grading rubric in the course Syllabus.

For this Discussion Board, a minimum of 300 words is required for the initial response and a minimum of 150 words for responses to your classmates. During this unit, you will discuss the following three questions.

When could patient compliance be considered a medical error? Why might a person consider it such? Defend your answer.
Compare and contrast errors caused by action versus inaction.
Using the aviation industry’s approach to quality improvement, where might it be useful in the U.S. health care system?