Take on the role of the administrator of a 550-bed level 2 hospital. For the past 10 years, your facility has received numerous awards for exceeding various quality metrics. Your service line director, Cindy, has requested to meet with you regarding a risk management concern. In the meeting, Cindy shares that Dr. Braskin who is your highest producing revenue surgeon has shown up to work intoxicated on numerous occasions. Yesterday, he nicked a patient in surgery, which resulted in a blood transfusion being ordered.
As the administrator of the hospital,
- Evaluate organizational risk, legal, and quality issues, presented in this case scenario.
- Compose your plan of actions with proper policies, processes, and disciplinary measures for such a case.