Essentials of Hospital Risk Management / Edition 1

Essentials of Hospital Risk Management / Edition 1

by Barbara J. Youngberg
     
 

This book provides the risk manager with basic guidelines for analyzing the needs of the institution, setting up a risk management department, and developing a comprehensive and individualized program that is based on institutional objectives, administrative policies, and legislative mandates. See more details below

Overview

This book provides the risk manager with basic guidelines for analyzing the needs of the institution, setting up a risk management department, and developing a comprehensive and individualized program that is based on institutional objectives, administrative policies, and legislative mandates.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780834200982
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
Publication date:
12/28/1990
Series:
Health Care Administration Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
251
Product dimensions:
6.35(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Contents: The Emergence of a Profession * SETTING UP A STRONG DEPARTMENT * Analyzing the Needs of the Institution and Establishing a Risk Management Department * Gaining Administrative Support for Program Development and Implementation * ASSESSING THE NEEDS OF THE INSTITUTION * Risk Identification Strategies in Hospitals * Evaluating High-Risk Specialty Areas * DEVELOPING TOOLS TO MANAGE RISK * Development of an Occurrence Screen Tool To Integrate Quality Assurance and Risk Management * The Importance of Staff Education as a Risk Management Tool * The Importance of Patient Education as a Risk Management Tool * INSURANCE CONCEPTS * Determining the Need To Purchase Insurance * Professional Liability Exposures: Self-Insurance Alternatives to Commercial Coverage * An Overview of the Insurance Marketplace * Understanding Policy Terms and Features * Understanding Claims Made Coverage: How It Differs from Occurrence Coverage * MANAGEMENT OF ACTUAL AND POTENTIAL CLAIMS * The Importance of Early Identification in the Claims Management Process * Setting Up a Claim File and Protecting the Information * Investigation Strategies for Early Resolution * Understanding and Managing the Litigation Phase * Summation: What Can Be Learned from the Process?

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