When calamity strikes, despite excellence in diligence and attention to detail, what do you do? Dan Cohen, chief medical officer for Datix, offers his advice.
ASHRM’s new president, Mike Midgley, has a long career in the field of healthcare risk management behind him—and ASHRM membership has helped him every step of the way. He told HRMR how he will take the organisation forward into 2017.
Informed consent, advanced care planning, and shared decision-making are all ways of managing risks, improving communication, and enhancing patient satisfaction. Barbara Youngberg of Beecher Carlson reports.
Despite the clear benefits of the new healthcare delivery model, it also brings a set of new challenges and risks to healthcare institutions, including operational, financial and clinical risks. Wesly Guiteau, executive associate of Dubraski & Associates offers some solutions.
Cases of Legionnaires’ disease are on the rise. A June 2016 Vital Signs report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found a nearly 300 percent increase in reported cases since 2000 in the US and Canada. Mike Egan of Lockton Companies reports.
Hospitals are re-examining their surgical and risk management policies in relation to overlapping surgery, as Kathleen Shostek, vice president of healthcare risk management at Sedgwick, describes.
There are ways to boost risk management effectiveness to meet the demands of today’s fast-changing healthcare market. Terry Puchley, risk assurance health industries leader at PwC, reports.
Healthcare employees are growing more critical of top management post-reform, but there are opportunities for improvement, says Patrick Kulesa, global director of employee survey research at Willis Towers Watson.
Dan Cohen, chief medical officer of Datix, throws down the gauntlet for healthcare risk managers: improve the quality of investigations so that real opportunities for learning can be identified and actionable improvement strategies can be developed, put in place and sustained.
Legislation will continue to evolve to meet the needs of captive owners and keep the British Virgin Islands as a prime domicile for healthcare risk managers, says Alicia Green of BVI Finance.