You are the compliance manager of a medium sized hospital in a suburban neighborhood. Your facility is a medical surgical facility providing care for the community. Your facility has hospitalists employed and grants privileges to physicians in the community.
Using MS PowerPoint as a presentation tool, prepare an informational report about the case from the following article available within the Library. Search for the title of this article using the library search tool.
Roberts, R. (2003). Seven reasons family doctors get sued and how to reduce your risk. Family Practice Management. 10(3), 29–34.
Choose one reason “doctors get sued” from the article above and let this be the basis of your presentation.
Add speaker notes to your presentation discussing how your theme choice impacts physician decision-making in creating a patient healthcare plan.
In other words, explain how physician liability concerns relate to your topic choice.
As you explain these concerns, include how the regulatory environment in which providers operate at times can hinder the ability for a provider to do what is necessary for patients. Provide an example or scenario illustrating these limitations.
Further, address the cost to the facility in addressing such concerns.
Lastly, provide solutions to your chosen reason for being sued.
Your presentation should include, but is not limited to, the following:
A minimum of 20 slides including a title page and reference page(s).The title slide should include the title, your name, and the date you are submitting the presentation.
Use Chapter 3 on negligence to support the information in your presentation.
Include detailed information in the notes section. This will not appear on the slide in order to prevent crowding of information on the slide.
Tips for effective PowerPoint presentations:
Clear and simple slides are the most effective.
Font size: no smaller for 44 for titles on a slide and no smaller than 32 otherwise. Short phrases or single words are best.
If you use graphs, charts, and diagrams, they should be very simple.
Busily designed slides are very distracting. Avoid using busy patterns and too many colors. One theme for all slides is a great way to unify the presentation.
Use a minimum of words for text and title frames: seven vertical and seven horizontal words in maximum per slide. Less is better.
Upper- and lower-case lettering should be used: no text in ALL CAPS.
Vary the size of lettering to emphasize headings and subheadings — but avoid using more than three font sizes per frame.
Use Arial or Times New Roman font style.
Try to maintain the same or similar font size from frame to frame — even if some frames have less copy — avoid a “lonely” word on a screen.
Contrasting colors work best. A good rule of thumb: use a white background color with dark color for text. Do not use bright colors in a professional presentation. Use black text for this task.
Keep color scheme consistent throughout your presentation. Changing colors and type styles can be very confusing and distract from your message. One carefully selected design used on all slides makes for a more attractive, professional look.
Using as references:
Title: The Law of Healthcare Administration
Edition: 8th (2017) Author: Showalter
Publisher: Health Administration Press Book
Chapter 8: “Medical Staff Privileges and Peer Review”
Inside Health Law The following article:
Haines, S., Ammann, R., Beehrle-Hobbs, D., & Groppi, J. (2010). Protected professional practice evaluation: A continuous quality-improvement process. American Journal Of Health-System Pharmacy, 67(22), 1933–1940.