Risk Management Handbook for Health Care Organizations: Clinical Risk Management

 
9780787986940: Risk Management Handbook for Health Care Organizations: Clinical Risk Management
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This comprehensive textbook provides a complete introduction to risk management in health care. Risk Management Handbook, Student Edition, covers general risk management techniques; standards of health care risk management administration; federal, state and local laws; and methods for integrating patient safety and enterprise risk management into a comprehensive risk management program. The Student Edition is applicable to all health care settings including acute care hospital to hospice, and long term care. Written for students and those new to the topic, each chapter highlights key points and learning objectives, lists key terms, and offers questions for discussion. An instructor's supplement with cases and other material is also available.

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The Official Handbook of the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM)

Risk Management in Health Care: The Essentials (Volume 1 of the Risk Management Handbook for Health Care Organizations, Fifth Edition), presents the most authoritative guidance for today's health care risk managers.

This is the most current edition of the book that has become a standard in the field. The three-volume set covers the enterprise-wide continuum of care and associated risk and has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the current changes in the health care environment. The Risk Management Handbook for Health Care Organizations offers current information, regulatory and legal updates, and assessment tools that will prove invaluable to both new and seasoned risk managers.

The first volume focuses on the essentials of health care risk management and provides information on:

  • Basics of Health Care Enterprise Risk Management
  • Health Care Legal Concepts
  • Introduction to American Law
  • Governance of Health Care Organizations
  • Development of a Risk Management Program
  • The Health Care Risk Management Professional
  • Risk Management Metrics
  • Ethics in Patient Care
  • Patient Communication
  • Physician and Allied Health Professional Credentialing
  • Documentation and Medical Records
  • Basic Claims Administration
  • Contract Review Primer for the Risk Management Professional
  • Information Technology and Risk Managemen
  • Health Information Management
  • Introduction to Risk Financing
  • Insurance Basics: Principles and Coverages
  • Organizational Staffing
  • Emergency Management
  • The Basics of Occupational and Environmental Health

American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM) is a personal membership group of the American Hospital Association with more than 5,000 members representing health care, insurance, law, and other related professions. ASHRM promotes effective and innovative risk management strategies and professional leadership through education, recognition, advocacy, publications, networking, and interactions with leading health care organizations and government agencies. ASHRM initiatives focus on developing and implementing safe and effective patient care practices, the preservation of financial resources, and the maintenance of safe working environments.

About the Author:

Roberta Carroll, ARM, MBA, CPCU, CPHRM, is senior vice president of Aon Healthcare based in Tampa, Florida.

American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM) is a personal membership group of the American Hospital Association with more than 5,000 members representing health care, insurance, law, and other related professions. ASHRM promotes effective and innovative risk management strategies and professional leadership through education, recognition, advocacy, publications, networking, and interactions with leading health care organizations and government agencies. ASHRM initiatives focus on developing and implementing safe and effective patient care practices, preserving financial resources, and maintaining safe working environments.

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