Health Care Assessment – Cancer Treatment Centers of America

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Health care organization for this assignment, you will use the Cancer Treatment Centers of America.

Health care administrators evaluate risk in a health care organization in order to identify operational impact and develop action plans. This is accomplished through assessment tools and application of methods.

Review “Different Types of Health Assessments,” located on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website at http://www.cdc.gov/healthyplaces/types_health_assessments.htm.

Identify one type of assessmentthat would be used within your organization. In an essay of 750-1,000 words, explain three areas that the assessment evaluates and the role each area plays in risk management.

Please use the following assessment:

Human Health Risk Assessment

A human health risk assessment is a quantitative, analytic process to estimate the nature and risk of adverse human health effects associated with exposure to specific chemical contaminants or other hazards in the environment, now or in the future. For more information, see the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency website.

Human health risk assessments are not comprehensive and tend to focus on biophysical risks from exposure to hazardous substances. Results from a human health risk assessment can be used within an HIA to predict human health effects of specific exposures.

Incorporate a minimum of three references in the essay.

Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines