The health care industry has a code ethics in which they use as guide when faced with unethical dilemmas. Health care professionals are faced with numerous ethical dilemmas than any other profession. The main strategy is to improve the quality in health care by setting standards.   The standards provide health care organizations with a framework to evaluate their health promotion practice and to stimulate development. This will provide an opportunity for staff to question what they do, why they do it, and whether it can be done better. Performance indicators and standards helps with quantitative monitoring of quality improvement over time. To support the assessment of standards and indicators, a self-assessment tool was developed by the American College of Healthcare Executives. The American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) is an international professional society of more than 30,000 who leads hospitals, health care systems, and other health care organizations (American College of Healthcare Executives, n.d.). The organization is known for their educational programs including the annual Congress on Healthcare leadership (American Healthcare Executives, n.d.). In addition, the ACHE is dedicated to improving health care delivery, which is imperative integrating ethics into the health care organization.
Influence of Individual Ethics on Decision Making
The American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) has an ethics self-assessment, which consist of thought-provoking questions and useful for his or her reflection on applying the ACHE Code of Ethics to an individual everyday activities (American College of Healthcare Executives, n.d.).   Self- assessments is a process in which all health care professionals in an organization use to carry out their own quality evaluation against a set of standards (Grone, Jorgenson, & Garcia, Barbero, 2004). Any question answered in the ethical self-assessment may raise an ethical red flag.
The ethical self-assessment is not...