Leaders in a health care organization have identified risk
management as an opportunity for improvement for the upcoming year. The
organization has hired you as a consultant to help assess the organization’s
current status and define the future plan for addressing risks.
Risk Management Assessment Summary Grading Criteria and Sample Executive
Summary located in the Center for Writing Excellence
Navigate to the Center
for Writing Excellence in the University Library.
Resources, click Tutorials & Guides.
Under Samples, click
Sample Executive Summary.
an organization type in the health care industry as the basis for this
assignment. The organization may be your employer or a health care organization
of particular interest to you. Types of health care organizations include, but are
not limited to, the following:
facility, physician office, emergency medical services, managed care
organization, home health care, community health department or provider,
pharmacy, laboratory, drug manufacturer, medical device manufacturer, durable
medical equipment supplier, and electronic medical records software suppliers
Research the key concepts of risk management in health care
and the factors that influence risk management for your chosen type of
Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word executive summary in which you
complete the following:
Describe the purpose
of risk management in health care organizations in general and in your chosen
organization in particular.
Explain key steps this
organization may take to identify and manage their risks.
Identify three typical
or actual risks in your chosen organization. Describe how each risk might
negatively affect your organization and its stakeholders.
Summarize the types of
education, training, or policies that would help this type of organization
mitigate these risks.
Include at least four
sources, two from the University Library and two from either the course
textbooks or this Week’s Electronic Reserve Readings. Prepare a reference list
of all resources and websites used in your research.
Format the executive
summary and reference list consistent with APA guidelines.