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"Risk Management" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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The process of minimizing risk to an organization by developing systems to identify and analyze potential hazards to prevent accidents, injuries, and other adverse occurrences, and by attempting to handle events and incidents which do occur in such a manner that their effect and cost are minimized. Effective risk management has its greatest benefits in application to insurance in order to avert or minimize financial liability. (From Slee & Slee: Health care terms, 2d ed)


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Risk Management" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Risk Management" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 319 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 22 publications in 2005
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