Risk Management

Founded in January of 1954, Risk Management is a monthly magazine that features news and industry analysis for corporate risk managers. The magazine has a circulation of 16,000 readers and is published by the Risk and Insurance Management Society Inc. Morgan O'Rourke is Editor-in-Chief. Jared Wade is Editor. Bill Coffin is Publisher/Editorial Director.

Articles from Vol. 41, No. 10, October

A New World for Political Risk Investment Insurance
The political changes that have transformed much of the world in the 1990s have also heralded a wealth of new business opportunities for foreign investors. Many emerging markets that were previously considered off limits are now accessible, and thousands...
Avoiding Litigation over Managed Health Care Decisions
Managed health care and utilization review are essential strategies for employers seeking to control escalating health care costs. The failure to exercise appropriate care in implementing and operating these programs, however, can lead to liability...
Beyond Compliance: On the Road to Controlling Workers' Compensation
Many of the nation,s business leaders are losing sleep over their inability to control workers, compensation costs. A 1992 Alexander & Alexander poll revealed that chief executives listed reducing workers' compensation expenditures as a top management...
Choosing the Right Managed Care Provider
Risk managers are beginning to discover what two respected studies have already shown - that managed care can be a critical component of workers' compensation programs. Effective managed care programs address two key aspects of workers' compensation...
Ergonomics: The Safety Science of the 1990's
As U.S. businesses struggle to free themselves from the recent recession, they are finding that work force reductions and a more demanding regulatory environment have left them short of managerial expertise. Running a business has become more complicated...
Executive Forum
This edition of Risk Management concentrates on the safety and security issues affecting our organizations. Thinking on these topics brought to mind the diverse tasks involved in risk management, and what this diversity means to different organizations.The...
For All the Wrong Reasons, D&O Claims Should Diminish
Every risk manager whose company carries a significant amount of insurance is concerned that one of its insurers could become insolvent and unable to pay claims. An insurance failure may seriously endanger an insured company's ability to defend or...
For All the Wrong Reasons, D&O Claims Should Diminish
Every risk manager whose company carries a significant amount of insurance is concerned that one of its insurers could become insolvent and unable to pay claims. An insurance failure may seriously endanger an insured company's ability to defend or settle...
Latin America's Free Market Revolution
The mid-1990s will prove a crossroads for much of Latin America. For some 460 million people who have chosen the path of democracy over the past decade, their elected leaders are now choosing for them the path of freer markets. Whether their choices...
Medical Bill Reviews Can Save Big Money
For many risk mangers, reviewing workers' compensation bills and treatment procedures can be an onerous process that often requires hiring an outside billing consultant. Now, however, Medata, Inc., a software company based in Santa Ana, California,...
Reducing Workers' Compensation Costs
As Congress prepares to vote on a new health care reform package, executives throughout the United States are wondering how the reforms will affect their businesses. Yet these concerns may be premature, mature, said Robert McCord, director of the Congressional...
Working in the Kill Zone
Workplace violence is on the rise. According to a federal study, homicide was the third largest cause of occupational death between 1980 and 1989, accounting for 12 percent of all workplace deaths. And currently, "violence is the leading cause of death...
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