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Course Guides | Spring 2023

Hospital Risk Management (LAWS 5224)

Course Info

Through the use of hypotheticals and examples the following topics will be covered from the perspective of an experienced risk management professional: what is health care risk management; incident reporting and investigation; legal and regulatory risks including NPDB, SMDA, Sentinel events, comparison of state laws involving medical malpractice; interface of risk management with other departments in the institution; claims and litigation management; risk financing; claims resolution; on call advice; education of all levels of health care professionals.


Prof. Linda Mittleman

Prof. Linda Mittleman is a practicing attorney, specializing in end-of-life issues, and Adjunct Professor of Law at Case Western Reserve University.


The syllabus for your course is available on Canvas.


** No Text Required **

Study Aids

These study aids are available online.  Please click the hyperlinked title to view them. For instructions on how to use the specific platforms, including troubleshooting, please view Andy Dorchak's Study Aids Research Guide.


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CALI (Computer Assisted Legal Instruction) Health Law lessons


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Quimbee Insurance Law materials