Unit 2 Assignment:  Risk Management
Unit outcomes addressed in this Assignment:
? Define outcomes ? Understand how to measure outcomes ? Identify risk adjustment ? Design quality assessment tools 
Course outcome assessed with this Assignment
? HS460-2: Identify the components of risk management programs. 
You are the Director of Risk Management at a new physician owned hospital. The Chief Operations Officer has assigned you the task of benchmarking outcomes for adverse events.  
Using the risk adjustment models:  ? Identify the standard you would use ? Explain the steps that you would take when benchmarking an adverse event ? Describe the limitations of your outcome measure. 
Requirements  ? Discussion should be 2 pages in length ? Refer to the Kaplan University Writing Center for APA requirements and utilize the Writing Center Resources found in Doc Sharing
Put your responses in a Word document. Save it in a location and with the proper naming convention: username-HS460-section-Unit 2_Assignment.doc (username is your Kaplan username, section is your course section, 2 is your Unit number). When you are ready to submit it, go to the Dropbox and complete the steps below: