Top risks in healthcare for 2019

Know the top risks for healthcare organizations in 2019

Understand the top risks for healthcare organizations, based on data from 250 healthcare providers and 4,000 risks. Identify the potential impact on your organization, and the action steps to take.

Overview of key risk categories

Healthcare organizations continually face difficult decisions under limited time, energy, and potentially dollars. Yet all must avoid undue exposure to risk, or face deep ripple effect consequences. Here are the five key categories of risk, including the top 23 risk factors, based on a 2018 analysis of 250 healthcare provider risk assessments.1
Compliance

Compliance

340B Drug Pricing Program

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

Contracts and compensation

Pharmacy

Information technology

Information technology

Business continuity and disaster recovery

IT Governance

Cybersecurity

Systems access management

Systems implementation

Operations

Operations

Case management

Financial performance

Health information management

Joint ventures

Physician practices

Third-party vendor management

Patient care

Patient care

Quality and safety

Telehealth/telemedicine

Revenue cycle

Revenue cycle

Billing and collections

Charge capture

Coding

Denials management

Patient access

Compliance

Compliance

340B Drug Pricing Program

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

Contracts and compensation

Pharmacy

Information technology

Information technology

Business continuity and disaster recovery

IT Governance

Cybersecurity

Systems access management

Systems implementation

Operations

Operations

Case management

Financial performance

Health information management

Joint ventures

Physician practices

Third-party vendor management

Patient care

Patient care

Quality and safety

Telehealth/telemedicine

Revenue cycle

Revenue cycle

Billing and collections

Charge capture

Coding

Denials management

Patient access

Top Five Healthcare Risk Areas to Monitor in 2019

Infographic: Top Healthcare Risk Areas to Monitor in 2019

Based on 2018 risk assessments of more than 250 Crowe clients, our team identified 23 risk topics in five categories. Reduce your risk and avoid unnecessary costs by addressing the top risk areas facing your organization in 2019.


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About the methodology

About the methodology

A “risk area” is defined as anything that might impede the organization’s ability to achieve goals in critical areas. A “top risk area” is based on the frequency of inclusion in client risk assessments as well as its perceived potential impact to strategic goal achievement.