Role of the Governing Board Leadership is essential to quality, patient safety,

Role of the Governing Board
Leadership is essential to quality, patient safety, risk management, and performance improvement. Organizational leadership focuses on many things including setting direction, established foundations, and leading through change.
In this section, explain the role of the governing board as it relates to oversight of the quality and performance improvement (QPI) activities.
What is the involvement of the governing board in establishing priorities for QPI within the organization?
When should the board be involved in or informed of poor outcomes or compromised patient care?
How would you evaluate the importance of involving the governing board in the early development of quality measures?
Continuous Readiness and Accreditation
Describe how staff education on continuous readiness will prepare an organization for future accreditation goals and include one action step that you, as an employee, might take to support readiness. Suggest two ways staff education on this topic could be made more relevant and effective for supporting appropriate action.
Health care
Ethical questions related to health care for women and African Americans, and some ways in which the health care industry has overlooked their needs. As case presentation “Bad Blood, Bad Faith: The Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment” (in pages 417–420 from Chapter 11) makes clear, there have even been times when the industry exploited and mistreated African Americans.
For this section, select an issue or problem that you found particularly interesting, illuminating, or troubling. 
Say something about what this issue tells us about health care as an institution and industry in the United States.
What can be done to improve things in regard to the issue you’ve selected?
Which moral theories, ethical principles, or both are most relevant to understanding the problems involved and addressing them?