Healthcare Risk Management Program Analysis
Benchmark – Risk Management Program Analysis – Part Two
The purpose of this assignment is to analyze how an organization’s quality and improvement processes contribute to its risk management program.
This assignment builds on the Risk Management Program Analysis – Part One assignment you completed in Topic 1 of this course.
Assume that the sample risk management program you analyzed in Topic 1 was implemented and is now currently in use by your health care employer/organization. Further assume that your supervisor has asked you to create a high‐level summary brief of this new risk management program to share with a group of administrative personnel from a newly created community health organization in your state who has enlisted your organization’s assistance in developing their own risk management policies and procedures.
Compose a 1,250‐1,500 word summary brief that expands upon the elements you first addressed in the Topic 1 assignment. In this summary brief, address the following points regarding your health care organization and its risk management program:
In addition to your textbook, you are required to support your analysis with a minimum of three peer‐reviewed references.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. Refer to the LopesWrite Technical Support articles for assistance.
This benchmark assignment assesses the following programmatic competencies:
BS Health Sciences
3.3 Explain the ethical and legal responsibilities of health care professionals related to risk management assessment and policies.
Explore the “Quality Improvement Essentials Toolkit,” located on the Institute for Healthcare Improvement website. You may need to create a free account to view the downloadable documents within the Quality Improvement Essentials Toolkit.
Explore “Risk Management and Quality Improvement,” located in the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) section of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) website.
Review the “Laws and Regulations” page of the ESRD Quality Incentive Program section of the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) website.
Read “How Risk Management and Patient Safety Intersect: Strategies to Help Make It Happen,” by Leviton and Valentine (2015), located on the Patient Safety Blog page of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement website.
Read “Section 4: Ways to Approach the Quality Improvement Process (Page 2 of 2)” of Ambulatory Care Improvement Guide in the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) program, located on the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) website.
**Reminder on how to create an effective thesis. This is your point of view. Not research.
One trick is to go back to the purpose of the paper as you did- For example: The purpose of this assignment is to analyze how an organization’s quality and improvement processes contribute to its risk management program.
and then explain why it’s important. So
An organization’s quality and improvement processes is vital to its risk management program.
This is a simple version and it can be more elaborate and even specific. But at least you have some position you are taking. I hope that helps.
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