Benchmark – Risk Management Program Analysis


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:
1.Explain the role of your organization’s MIPPA-approved accreditation body (e.g., JC, ACR,
IAC) in the evaluation of your institution’s quality improvement and risk management processes.
2.Describe the roles that different levels of administrative personnel play in healthcare ethics and
establishing or sustaining employer/employee-focused organizational risk management
strategies and operational policies.
3.Illustrate how your organization’s risk management and compliance programs support ethical
standards, patient consent, and patient rights and responsibilities.
4.Explain the legal and ethical responsibilities health care professionals face in upholding risk
management policies and administering safe health care at your organization.
5.Relate how your organization’s quality improvement processes support and contribute to its
overall journey to excellence.
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.
Benchmark Information
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.

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