The residents of Mucho County value a multicultural healthcare delivery system to meet the needs of the community and enhance patient experience. As the new chief executive officer (CEO), you must consider the role of cultural, legal, and ethical issues in health service delivery in Mucho County.
Prepare a review of the health delivery services of the Mucho County Healthcare System. In your review, consider the following questions, and respond accordingly:
- What ethical principles must staff members at Mucho County Healthcare System facilities review to enable them to deal with ethical and legal dilemmas?
- What is the role of culture in healthcare service delivery or healing of a patient in a multicultural environment such as Mucho County?
- What are the barriers to achieving cultural competence in an organization?
- Why is cultural diversity always an area of concern in healthcare delivery?
- What activities do you recommend the staff at Mucho County Healthcare System facilities do to achieve cultural competence?