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Author Kavaler, Florence.
Title Risk management in health care institutions : a strategic approach / Florence Kavaler, Allen D. Spiegel.
Imprint Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 1997.

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Author Kavaler, Florence.
Subject Health facilities -- Risk management.
Health facilities -- Risk management -- United States.
Health Facilities -- organization & administration -- United States.
Risk Management -- methods -- United States.
Alt Name Spiegel, Allen D.
Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 370 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 058524877X (electronic bk.)
9780585248776 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 45731202
Additional Format Print version: Kavaler, Florence. Risk management in health care institutions. Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 1997 0763702579 (DLC) 96039658 (OCoLC)35924979
Table of Contents
 About the Authors 
 Introduction: Risk Management via a Strategic Approach 
Ch. 1Risk Management Dynamics / Florence Kavaler, Allen D. Spiegel3
Ch. 2Regulatory Environment: Standards and Risk Management / Allen D. Spiegel, Florence Kavaler26
Ch. 3Identifying and Controlling Risks in the Workplace / Diana J. Goldwasser47
Ch. 4Patient/Consumer Communications to Reduce Risk / Allen D. Spiegel, Florence Kavaler71
Ch. 5Financing of Risk and Insurance / Kevin M. McLaughlin91
Ch. 6Total Quality Management, Continuous Quality Improvement, and Evaluation of the Risk Management Program / Robert Stanyon109
Ch. 7Ethical Issues for Risk Managers / Kathleen E. Powderly130
Ch. 8Assuring Safety and Security in Health Care Institutions / Florence Kavaler, Allen D. Spiegel150
Ch. 9A Primer on Medical Malpractice / Arthur S. Friedman181
Ch. 10Strategies to Reduce Liability: Managing Physicians and Litigation Alternatives / Florence Kavaler, Allen D. Spiegel203
Ch. 11Risk Management in Psychiatry / Amy Wysoker225
Ch. 12Identifying and Controlling Risks in Long Term Care: Nursing Homes and Home Health Care / Joanne K. Singleton245
Ch. 13Risk Management in Selected High Risk Hospital Departments / Alice L. Epstein, Gary H. Harding269
Ch. 14Risk Management in Managed Care Organizations / David E. Manoogian306
Ch. 15Integrated Health Care Delivery Systems: Risk Management Issues, Challenges, and Solutions / Robin A. Maley338

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