Be wary of legal issues related to metrics

December 2010
Healthcare Risk Management;Dec2010, Vol. 32 Issue 12, p137
The article focuses on the legal issues on the healthcare risk management metrics in the U.S.


Related Articles

  • Top metrics to follow in risk management.  // Healthcare Risk Management;Dec2010, Vol. 32 Issue 12, p137 

    The article provides information on metrics to follow in healthcare risk management which are provided by Alan Rosenstein, a medical director of U.S.-based consulting company Physician Wellness Services.

  • Metrics should play major role in risk management, experts say: Sophisticated data collection and usage becoming mandatory.  // Healthcare Risk Management;Dec2010, Vol. 32 Issue 12, p133 

    The article reports on the claim of medical experts that metrics are important for healthcare risk management in the U.S.

  • Review Your Contracts Carefully! QUINLAN, BERNARD K. // Professional Contractor;Winter/Spring2014, p8 

    The article reports that owners and general contractors in the U.S. utilize contractual risk transfer (CRT) to push liability down to lower-tiered subcontractors and sub-subcontractors. It discusses anti-indemnity statues and the evolution of additional insured endorsements. It also elaborates...

  • Integrated risk modelling. Dimakos, Xeni K.; Aas, Kjersti // Statistical Modelling: An International Journal;2004, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p265 

    In this article, we present a new approach to modelling the total economic capital required to protect a financial institution against possible losses. The approach takes into account the correlation between risk types, and in this respect, it improves upon the conventional practice that assumes...

  • Risk management under extreme events. Fernandez, Viviana // International Review of Financial Analysis;2005, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p113 

    This article presents two applications of extreme value theory (EVT) to financial markets: computation of value at risk (VaR) and cross-section dependence of extreme returns (i.e., tail dependence). We use a sample comprised of the United States, Europe, Asia, and Latin America. Our main...

  • Thinking about Risk: Definition, Assessment, and Management. WALL, KENT D. // Armed Forces Comptroller;Summer2009, Vol. 54 Issue 3, p8 

    The article discusses risk management, or the evaluation of alternative courses of action to seek risk reduction, and its importance on defense organizations. The evaluation involves four steps including identifying risk, assessing risk, choosing a management action, and implementing and...

  • MODELING STOCK MARKET INDEXES WITH COPULA FUNCTIONS. Leśkow, Jacek; Mokrzycka, Justyna; Krawiec1, Krzysztof // Financial Internet Quarterly 'e-Finanse';2011, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p1 

    Contemporary financial risk management is significantly based on the analysis of time series of returns. One of the most significant errors frequently committed by analysts is the predominant use of normal distributions when it is clear that the returns are not normal. Copula models and models...

  • Einsatz der Open Source Software R im Risikomanagement. Frings, Heiko // Risiko Manager;2012, Issue 17/18, p34 

    The article discusses the application of the open-source statistics software and programming language R in risk management. It examines various capabilities of the program, including the use of the Monte Carlo simulation model, compatibility and integration with spreadsheet, database, and word...

  • Lundberg-type Bounds and Asymptotics for the Moments of the Time to Ruin. Dermitzakis, Vaios; Pitts, Susan M.; Politis, Konstadinos // Methodology & Computing in Applied Probability;Mar2010, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p155 

    We obtain analogues of Lundberg’s inequality and the Cramér—Lundberg asymptotic relationship for the k-th moment of the time to ruin in the classical risk model. We also derive the asymptotic behaviour of the mean time to ruin when the claim size distribution has a heavy or...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics