HSM542 Course Discussions Week 6

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HSM542 Course Discussions Week 6
How does the existing U.S. legal system, as well as the need for professional liability insurance coverage, impact…

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HSM542 Course Discussions Week 6

HSM542 Course Discussions Week 6

All Students Posts 141 Pages 

Professional Liability – 74 Pages 

How does the existing U.S. legal system, as well as the need for professional liability insurance coverage, impact patient care, physician behavior, and healthcare costs?

With the rise of liability insurance premiums are part of the reason for increasing medical care costs, as doctors attempt to pass on the additional costs of...

Risk Management – 67 Pages

You’ve been appointed as chair of your hospital’s risk management committee. Describe the most pressing issues that should be considered by your committee related to risk management, corporate liability, ethical compliance, and medical error prevention. What strategies would you adopt to minimize organizational exposure to risk in each of these areas?

Concern about medical errors is running high in the wake of an Institute of Medicine (IOM) report. Print and electronic media have sustained coverage; state and federal lawmakers have debated proposed legislation…