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Risk management in healthcare institutions : limiting liability and enhancing care /
Florence Kavaler, Raymond S. Alexander.
edition
3rd ed.
imprint
Burlington, MA : Jones & Bartlett Learning, c2014.
description
xxv, 530 p. : ill.
ISBN
9781449645656 (pbk.)
format(s)
Book
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imprint
Burlington, MA : Jones & Bartlett Learning, c2014.
isbn
9781449645656 (pbk.)
contents note
Risk management dynamics -- Regulatory environment -- Risk management in employment -- Communication to reduce risk -- Financing risk -- Ethical issues for risk managers -- Assuring safety and security in healthcare institutions -- Patient safety tools : integrating quality and managing risk -- Medical malpractice -- Strategies to reduce liability -- Risk management in selected high risk hospital departments -- Risk management for infection control program -- Risk management in psychiatry -- Telemedicine -- Risk management in ambulatory care settings -- Risk management in long term care institutions and services -- Risk management in office-based surgery.
general note
Rev. ed. of: Risk management in health care institutions. 2nd ed. c2003.
catalogue key
10367416
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Main Description
This text serves as a primer for risk management professionals. It covers basic concepts of risk management, employment practices, and general risk management strategies. It also goes over specific risk areas including medical malpractice, strategies to reduce liability, managing positions and litigation alternatives. It includes an emphasis on outpatient medicine and the risks associated with electronic medical records.This new edition covers academic medical settings and the impact on healthcare delivery, ambulatory and outpatient surgery, and office based surgery (OBS). Each and every chapter will be updated, and more emphasis will be placed on electronic medical records including security and encryption issues. New chapters cover Risk Management for Infection Control Programs, Telemedicine, Risk Management in Ambulatory Care Settings, and Risk Management in Office-Based Surgery.
Main Description
This text serves as a primer for risk management professionals. It covers basic concepts of risk management, employment practices, and general risk management strategies. It also goes over specific risk areas including medical malpractice, strategies to reduce liability, managing positions and litigation alternatives. It includes an emphasis on outpatient medicine and the risks associated with electronic medical records.This new edition covers academic medical settings and the impact on healthcare delivery, ambulatory and outpatient surgery, and office based surgery (OBS). Each chapter will be updated and more emphasis will be placed on electronic medical records including security and encryption issues.

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