Risk Management Handbook for Health Care Organizations by Roberta Carroll student edition pdf

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Risk Management Handbook for Health Care Organizations by Roberta Carroll student edition pdf download

Risk Management Handbook for Health Care Organizations by Roberta Carroll student edition pdf download. The student of risk management is entering a fi eld in health care fi lled with challenges, excitement, obstacles, passion, frustration, and confusion, all combined with a strong sense of purpose and commitment. You ’ ll either love it or be frightened by it. Risk management is not a stop on the road; it is a journey. For individuals who like a challenge, consider themselves change agents, understand organizational systems and
processes, and have the ability to see the big picture and connect the dots, this is the profession for you.

Risk Management Handbook for Health Care Organizations by Roberta Carroll student edition pdf download

The position of risk manager is an engaging one with never – ending tasks and a boredom factor of zero. You ’ ve heard the phrase “ The job is what you make it. ” Nothing could be truer in health care risk management. The experience and expertise necessary (or as required in the job description) to carry out the assigned responsibilities and tasks are often discussed, but seldom identifi ed are the other skills or personal attributes that are equally important if one is to succeed as a risk management professional. They include good judgment, common sense, tenacity, intuition, critical thinking skills, the ability to team well and lead well, and excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. These essential personal attributes are generally not specifi ed in job descriptions, are hard to test, and are often diffi cult to assess during the interview process.

Risk Management Handbook for Health Care Organizations by Roberta Carroll student edition pdf download

This Student Edition offers a blend of necessary technical information and guidance on how to apply that information using the personal attributes just mentioned. “ What does all this mean to the risk management professional? ” is a question that is answered throughout the book. The Student Edition is thus intended to be both practical and technical. It offers a wide range of expertise from twenty – nine nationally recognized experts on a variety of health care – related risk subjects. Although the focus of responsibilities for the risk management professional has changed over time, the underlying principle of asset preservation through safe patient care has not.

Risk Management Handbook for Health Care Organizations by Roberta Carroll student edition pdf download

Nothing in risk management ever seems to go away; we keep adding to the wealth of information through new practices, procedures, protocols, systems, legislation, technological advances, value – based purchasing strategies, and so on. What has changed is how we evaluate organizational risks, the impact that one risk has on another, and our approach to eliminate or manage those risks through alternative risk fi nancing strategies and risk control initiatives. The fi eld of health care risk management continues to evolve, mature, and expand as the concept of enterprise risk management takes hold in health care organizations. This necessitates that the professionals responsible for managing risk also grow and change.

Risk Management Handbook for Health Care Organizations by Roberta Carroll student edition pdf download

In today ’ s health care environment, the risk management professional is a facilitator, mediator, negotiator, coordinator, orchestrator, and agent of change. The function has also changed, from employing tactical skills to developing and implementing
strategy. Consequently, the role is becoming more proactive and less reactive. What comes to mind is a famous line from the movie All About Eve: “ Fasten your seatbelts; it ’ s going to be a bumpy night. ” The challenge for the risk management professional is
how to get it all accomplished and in a timely manner given limited resources (fi nancial, human, and time) while preserving our own quality of life.

Risk Management Handbook for Health Care Organizations by Roberta Carroll student edition pdf download

Preparing this book for publication has required the resolve of a dedicated team. I want to express my gratitude and thanks to all the members of the Student Edition and Faculty Guide work group for their determination and commitment to this project: Kathryn Hyer, University of South Florida; Peggy Martin, Lifespan Risk Services; Glenn Troyer, Kreig DeVault, LLP; Sylvia Brown, Premier, Inc.; Ben Gonzales, Montana Health Network, Inc.; Peggy Nakamura, Adventist Health; Kathleen Shostek and Karen Holloway, ECRI; and Joe Pixler, American Society for Healthcare Risk Management.

Risk Management Handbook for Health Care Organizations by Roberta Carroll student edition pdf download

I also extend a personal thank – you to my family for allowing me to miss many meals and stimulating conversations so that I could concentrate on getting this Student Edition ready for publication. A special thank – you goes to Terrance “ Red ” Carroll, my
brother, who continues to support all my efforts. We hope you fi nd this Student Edition easy to use and a valuable resource for your
reference library. Welcome to the world of risk management!

Risk Management Handbook for Health Care Organizations by Roberta Carroll student edition pdf download

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