Risk managers must master many complex and important functions in their jobs—but this can mean they forget the importance of one of the simpler tools they have at their disposal: good communication, says Dan Groszkruger of rskmgmt.inc.
As hundreds of new ACOs try to find their feet in the US, Ron Calhoun at Risk Solutions looks at the landscape forming around them and the challenges they face.
While most healthcare organizations have used benchmarking as a way of assessing its processes and outcomes for many years, its use is now expanding in the sector. Emily Rhinehart of Lexington Insurance assesses the implications.
The relationship between physicians and hospitals has not always been an easy one. As the two groups once again look to align their interests and organizations, Johnnye Dennis and Kevin Junod of Lockton look at the challenges and opportunities ahead.
It is a time of unprecedented change for healthcare risk managers. In the following pages we examine the changes their profession faces and conduct an in-depth
ECRI Institute’s 2015 Top 10 Health Technology Hazards highlights many perennial problems plus some newer issues. HRMR rounds up its findings.