Risk management may be first class but losses above $5m continue to trend upwards, with implications for insurance premiums, says Justin Keith, vice president, Hiscox Bermuda.
Whatever its nature, it is important to be able to track the progress of a claim, select the right experts to handle it and measure their performance against budget. HRMR reports on LSG’s Advocator System®, an electronic claims management system that enables you to do all that and more.
How can providers keep pace with the evolving risks of network security and data privacy in the healthcare industry? Mario Paez, national practice advisor, Technology, Privacy, and Network Risk, Wells Fargo Insurance Services USA, gives his view.
No healthcare organization is safe from data breaches, and as cyberattacks become more sophisticated, it becomes increasingly important for consumers to stay one step ahead of the perpetrators. Michelle Foster Earle, president of OmniSure Consulting Group, offers her advice.
As plaintiffs’ attorneys become more adept at gaining access to previously protected risk management information, HRMR explores the value of clear procedures for protecting medical records and the need to adhere to the facts.
Talking to patients about adverse events is a grave responsibility, one that must be handled with care, writes Dr Dan Cohen, International Medical Director of patient safety and risk management software company Datix.
US healthcare delivery is undergoing tumultuous change. Matthew Hanis of Lockton forecasts that the systemic changes driven by employee benefits, telemedicine, and home health integration will transform care delivery and the way healthcare providers think about risk exposures.