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Risk Management for the Physician

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Risk management is an administrative function for controlling, predicting, and financing losses that cannot be assumed or avoided. In the hospital industry, risk management focuses on predicting the risk of patient harm and injury and implementing measures to prevent future losses from lawsuits against the hospital.

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Kaminski, M.S., Pores, J.H., Bhayani, A., Pennisi, J.A. (1989). Risk Management for the Physician. In: Vevaina, J.R., Bone, R.C., Kassoff, E. (eds) Legal Aspects of Medicine. Springer, New York, NY. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4612-4534-6_8

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