Risks to patients, employees, and organizations are prevalent in healthcare. Operating and managing a health care organization consists of many important factors. Factors such as finance, safety, and most importantly, patient care (CITE Scranton University). These factors play a major role in the success of the organization. Therefore, it is important for an organization to have qualified healthcare risk managers to assess, develop, implement, and monitor risk management plans with the goal of minimizing exposure. Mitigating such risk through management practices will allow for a better overall functionality of the organization along with minimizing unwanted incidents. Identifying risks is the first step in risk management. Therefore, it is important to be able to identify any potential risks and address those risks by analyzing, evaluating, treating, monitoring and reviewing the risk. In addition, these actions should be followed by the implementation of some form of program, which should provide relevant information about the type of risk and ways on how to improve in those areas to minimize exposure.
Furthermore, every healthcare organization, no matter the size, should be aware of its risk situation and take appropriate measures to protect itself against clinical, financial and operational exposures. There are many types of health care organizations and each one is faced with its own unique risks. That being said, it is important for a health…