The Instruments of Risk Management as an Opportunity for the Healthcare Organizations

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Federico de Andreis , MD. Nicola Fredella , Dr. Benedetto Castelli , Prof. Silvia De Marco ,

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Volume 8 - July 2019 (07)

Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to review literature and instruments concerning the risk prevention in the healthcare system. After explaining the clinical risk and the degrees of riskiness, the focus of the article is to highlight the approach and the instruments to manage the risk. Deployment of healthcare risk management has traditionally focused on the important role of patient safety and the reduction of errors that jeopardize an organization’s ability to achieve its mission and protect against financial liability; therefore it is vital for the organizations being able to expand their risk management programs from ones that are primarily reactive and promote patient safety and prevent legal/economic exposure, to ones that are increasingly proactive and view risk through the much broader lens of the entire healthcare.  

Keywords

Risk Management, Risk, Healthcare

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