Accession Number : ADA187344

Title :   Development and Implementation of a Comprehensive Risk Management Program at the USAF Academy Hospital.

Descriptive Note : Master's thesis Jul 79-Apr 80,

Corporate Author : ARMY HEALTH CARE STUDIES AND CLINICAL INVESTIGATION ACTIVITY FORT SAM HOUSTON TX

Personal Author(s) : Boone, Charles W

PDF Url : ADA187344

Report Date : Apr 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 190

Abstract : This study was conducted to develop and implement a comprehensive risk management program at a U.S. Air Force Hospital. It was conducted due to a sharp increase in the incidence of malpractice in both military and civilian sectors, and due to the amount of current malpractice claims being filed yearly. The author explained the current problems, developed malpractice claims being filed yearly. The author explained the current problems, developed a comprehensive risk management program, and made recommendation on its implementation. Keywords: Health care, Malpractice, Risk management.

Descriptors :   *RISK, *MEDICAL MALPRACTICE, AIR FORCE, HEALTH, HOSPITALS, MANAGEMENT, MILITARY PERSONNEL, CIVILIAN PERSONNEL, HEALTH CARE FACILITIES

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE