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Essentials of hospital risk management

Author: Barbara J Youngberg
Publisher: Rockville, Md. : Aspen Publishers, 1990.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara J Youngberg
ISBN: 0834200988 9780834200982
OCLC Number: 20055649
Description: xvi, 251 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. The emergence of a profession / Deborah Korleski --
Part I. Setting up a strong department --
Ch. 2. Analyzing the needs of the institution and establishing a risk management department / Grena Porto-Spillmann --
Ch. 3. Gaining administrative support for program development and implementation / Josephine Goode-Johnson --
Part II. Assessing the needs of the institution --
Ch. 4. Risk identification strategies in hospitals ; Ch. 5. Evaluating high-risk specialty areas / Elizabeth A. Lee --
Part III. Developing tools to manage risk --
Ch. 6. Development of an occurrence screen tool to integrate quality assurance and risk management / Ann R. Mansfield and Ann L. Schoofs --
Ch. 7. The importance of staff education as a risk management tool / Sandra L. Jesser --
Ch. 8. The importance of patient education as a risk management tool / Cecelia E. Yeaton --
Part IV. Insurance concepts --
Ch. 9. Determining the need to purchase insurance / Rodney Klein and James D. Blinn --
Ch. 10. Professional liability exposures . self-insurance alternatives to commercial coverage / Rodney Klein and Tom M. Jones --
Ch. 11. An overview of the insurance marketplace / Catherine T. Hartlieb --
Ch. 12. Understanding policy terms and features / Michael D. Sheppard --
Ch. 13. Understanding claims made coverage . how it differs from occurrence coverage M. Michael Zuckerman --
Part V. Management of actual and potential claims --
Ch. 14. The importance of early identification in the claims management process / A. Michele Kuhn --
Ch. 15. Setting up a claim file and protecting the information / M. Ross Oglesbee --
Ch. 16. Investigation strategies for early resolution / Pamela Ann Lockowitz --
Ch. 17. Understanding and managing the litigation phase ; Ch. 18. Summation . What can be learned from the process? / Barbara J. Youngberg.
Responsibility: edited by Barbara J. Youngberg.


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