Risk Management Handbook for Health Care Organizations

ISBN-10: 0470300175

ISBN-13: 9780470300176

Edition: 5th 2009 (Student Manual, Study Guide, etc.)

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Risk Management Handbook for Health Care Organizations, Student Edition is a complete introductory textbook on risk management in health care, incorporating all the basic elements of risk management as it relates to health care finance, quality, management, law, and regulatory compliance.In 24 concise chapters, this comprehensive introduction provides a perfect overview to prepare students, or working professionals in health care or law, enter the field of health care risk management and patient safety. Readers will be provided an understanding of 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.Each chapter will have key points, standardized introduction, list of key terms, and discussion questions. A separate downloadable instructors' manual will have additional support tools for the instructor.Chapter topics include:+ Enterprise Risk Management in Health Care - The Basics+ Health Care Legal Concepts+ Governance of the Health Care Organization+ Development of a Risk Management Program+ The Health Care Risk Management Professional+ Risk Management Metrics+ Ethics in Patient Care+ Interpersonal Communication Skills: The Ultimate Loss Control Technique+ Physician and Allied Health Professionals Credentialing+ Documentation and the Medical Record+ Basic Claims Administration+ A Contract Review Primer for Risk Management+ Information Technologies and Risk Management+ Health Information Management+ Introduction to Risk Financing+ Insurance: Basic Principles and Coverages+ Organizational Staffing+ Emergency Management+ Occupational Safety , Health ad Environmental Impairment: A Brief Overview+ Early Warning Systems for the Identification Organizational+ Patient Safety and the Risk Management Professional+ Risk Management's Role in Performance Improvement+ The Risk management Professional and Medication Safety
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Book details

List price: $110.00
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 5/15/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 672
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.684
Language: English

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.

#60;p#62;Roberta Carroll, ARM, MBA, CPCU, CPHRM, is senior vice president of Aon Healthcare based in Tampa, Florida. #60;/p#62;#60;p#62;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.

Exhibits, Figures, Tables, Photographs, and Appendixes
The Contributors
Preface
About This Book
Development of a Risk Management Program
Risk Management Program Development
Key Structural Elements of the Risk Management Program
Scope of the Risk Management Program
The Risk Management Process
Evolution of the Risk Management Program
Selecting an Appropriate Risk Management Program Structure
Assessing Areas of the Organization That Need Risk Management
Key Components for Getting Started
Writing a Risk Management Program Plan
Achieving Program Acceptance
The Health Care Risk Management Professional
The Risk Manager's Job: Functional Areas of Responsibility
Health Care Risk Management Across a Spectrum of Settings
Required Skills for the Successful Health Care Risk Management Professional
Risk Management Ethics
A Profile of the Health Care Risk Management Professional
Education and Professional Recognition Programs
Patient Safety and the Risk Management Professional: New Challenges and Opportunities
The Scope of Medical Errors
Seeking Solutions: What Are the Causes of Medical Errors?
Health Care Legal Concepts
Legal Issues Common to All Health Care Providers
Legal Issues Related to Specific Health Care Providers
Governance of the Health Care Organization
Essential Responsibilities of the Hospital Board
Basic Legal Duties of Health Care Trustees
Lessons from the Panel on the Nonprofit Sector
Federal Sentencing Guidelines for Organizations
The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002
The Volunteer Protection Act of 1997
Risk Management and the Board
The Medical Staff, Risk Management, and the Board
Early Warning Systems for the Identification of Organizational Risks
Early Identification of Exposure to Loss
Food and Drug Administration
Institute for Safe Medication Practices, United States Pharmacopeia, and National Coordinating Council for Medication Error Reporting and Prevention
Medical Event Reporting System--Transfusion Medicine
Intensive Care Unit Safety Reporting System
Pittsburgh Regional Healthcare Initiative
Other Voluntary Programs
Standardizing a Patient Safety Taxonomy: The National Quality Forum
Protecting Sensitive Information
The Risk Management Professional and Medication Safety
Latent and Active Failures
Systems Thinking
Risk Management: A Prioritizing Approach
Ethics in Patient Care
Ethical Principles and Moral Obligations
Research
Institutional Review Boards
Patient Self-Determination Act
"Do Not Resuscitate": Withholding or Withdrawing Treatment
Documentation and the Medical Record
Documentation
Record Retention
Release of Records
Ownership of Medical Records
Medical Record Audits
Documentation and Risk Management
Emerging Risk Exposures
The Risk Manageme
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