TITLE

risk management

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1920
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "risk management" is presented. It refers to the procedures used by health care organizations to defend their assets against the threats posed by legal liability. Risk management involves the identification of health care delivery problems in an institution . It also involves the development of standards and guidelines to enhance the quality of care.
ACCESSION #
21244361

 

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