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Principles Of Risk Management And Patient Safety - Barbara J. Youngberg

Principles Of Risk Management And Patient Safety

Paperback Published: 10th August 2010
ISBN: 9780763774059
Number Of Pages: 504

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Principles of Risk Management and Patient Safety identifies changes in the industry and describes how these changes have influenced the functions of risk management in all aspects of healthcare. The book is divided into four sections. The first section describes the current state of the healthcare industry and looks at the importance of risk management and the emergence of patient safety. It also explores the importance of working with other sectors of the health care industry such as the pharmaceutical and device manufacturers. The last three sections focus on the three main components of the risk managera (TM)s responsibility: claims management, risk financing and proactive loss control. The final section touches on solutions for seamless integration between risk management and patient safety functions. Using an integrative approach Principles of Risk Management and Patient Safety offers a comprehensive review of the current issues which formulate the basis of a risk management program and provide the knowledge that a risk manager would be expected to have.

Section One: The Integration of Risk Management and Patient Safety Chapter 1: Risk Management and Patient Safety: The Synergy and the Tension Chapter 2: Integrating Risk Management, Quality Management, and Patient Safety into the Organization Chapter 3: Benchmarking in Risk Management Chapter 4: Risk Management Strategic Planning for a Changing Health Care Delivery System Chapter 5: Setting Up a Risk Management Department Chapter 6: Legislative and Regulatory Issues Impacting Risk Management and Patient Safety Chapter 7: Using Never Events to Reduce Risk and Advance Patient Safety Chapter 8: The Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act: Tension between Improving Quality of Care and Acknowledging Responsibility for Error Chapter 9: Governance and Board Responsibility to Assure Safety in Health Care Organizations Chapter 10: The Culture of Medicine, Legal Opportunism and Patient Safety

Section Two: Risk Financing Issues Chapter 11: Enterprise Risk Management Chapter 12: Developing an RFP and Selecting and Working with Insurance Service Providers Chapter 13: Premium Allocation Chapter 14: Managing the Risks Associated with Workplace Injury

Section Three: Claims Management Issues - the Aftermath of Error Chapter 15: Guidelines for In-House Claims Management Chapter 16: Principles for Strategic Discovery Chapter 17: The Mandate for Disclosure Following Medical Error Chapter 18: Disclosure Programs that Work: Case Studies from Three Risk Management Programs Chapter 19: Early Offer Program'What To Do After Disclosure Chapter 20: Criminalization of Health Care Negligence Chapter 21: Preparing For and Limiting Potential Liability for Medical Care Provided During Disaster Events

Section Four: Proactive Loss Controll - Applying Principles of Risk Management and Patient Safety to Change the Environment Chapter 22: Creating Systemic Mindfulness by Anticipating, Assessing and Reducing Risks of Healthcare Chapter 23: Risk Management in Selected High Risk Hospital Departments Chapter 24: Engineering Reliability: A Conceptual Framework to Improve Risk Manager Performance and Enhance Patient Safety Chapter 25: Use of Simulation in Risk Management to Advance Patient Safety Chapter 26: Creating a Mindfulness of Patient Safety Among Physicians Through Education Chapter 27: Managing Expectations through Informed Consent Chapter 28: Improving Health Care Literacy to Advance Patient Safety Chapter 29: The Impact of Fatigue on Patient Safety and Risk Management Chapter 30: Managing the Failures of Communication in Health Care Settings Chapter 31: Improving Hand-Off Procedures in Health Care to Reduce Risk and Errors Chapter 32: The Risks and Benefits of Use Email to Facilitate Communication between Providers ' Patients Chapter 33: Managing the Risks of Clinical Research

ISBN: 9780763774059
ISBN-10: 0763774057
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 504
Published: 10th August 2010
Publisher: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 26.04 x 18.42  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.89
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: New edition