The American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM) announces the 6th edition of its authoritative reference text on healthcare risk management.The Risk Management Handbook for Healthcare Organizations, Volume 2, Clinical Risks offers the most respected guidance for today''s healthcare risk management professional. The sixth edition is the latest edition of the Handbook which has become the standard in healthcare risk management. The three-volume set covers the enterprise-wide continuum of care and associated risk and has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect recent changes in the healthcare environment. The Risk Management Handbook for Healthcare Organizations offers current information, regulatory and legal updates, and assessment tools that will prove invaluable to both new and seasoned risk managers. Volume 2 focuses on clinical risk management in twenty chapters on patient safety in the various hospital and preadmission environments, in retail clinics, in home healthcare, in the ambulatory environment, and in senior housing and long-term care, as well as medication safety, biomedical technology, informed consent, and clinical research. The American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM) is a personal membership group of the American Hospital Association with more than 5,300 members representing healthcare, insurance, law, and other related professions. ASHRM promotes effective and innovative risk management strategies and professional leadership through education, recognition, advocacy, publications, networking, and interactions with leading healthcare organizations and government agencies. ASHRM initiatives focus on developing and implementing safe and effective patient care practices, the preservation of financial resources, and the maintenance of safe working environments.