Satisfied patients are good for business, as Carole A. Lambert, assistant vice president, membership review and education, at the Southern California Association for Healthcare Risk Management, explains.
So-called black box drugs carry ‘serious or life-threatening risk’ and patients need to understand what is involved in terms of risk during their treatment, says Fay A. Rozovsky, president of The Rozovsky Group.
How can a health system make best use of its quality and safety data? Johns Hopkins Medicine has gone further than most with the help of two dashboards—one for sharing the data internally and the other for sharing it with consumers. HRMR reports.
This year’s ASHRM president, Ann Gaffey is looking forward to helping the profession move forward, providing advice and resources to assist risk managers in their evolving roles. HRMR reports.
Joining a group captive can be a rewarding decision, but is not one to be entered into lightly, says Brenda Pickering of USA Risk Group in the British Virgin Islands.
The current trend for mergers and acquisitions in healthcare creates a number of challenges for risk managers which the insurance industry can be instrumental in solving, says Nancy McMahon, president and CEO of Sapphire Blue.
Patient suicide is a rising issue in US healthcare. HRMR explores what can be done to reduce the risk and to ensure patients receive the help they need to survive such a crisis.
Risk managers and compliance professionals need to find a way to allow mobile device use in a manner that enhances productivity while, at the same time, securing the data being shared and ensuring the risks do not outweigh the benefits. Barbara Youngberg of Beecher Carlson investigates.
Safety collaboratives around the country are using the best available evidence to further improve care, identify the most successful strategies to use and work towards reducing hospital-acquired infections. Ann D. Gaffey, senior vice president, healthcare risk management and patient safety at Sedgwick and incoming 2016 ASHRM president, reports.
Post-ACA healthcare organizations have become increasingly focused on the areas that can have the greatest impact on reimbursement and operating costs. Brant Roth, vice president, business development, The Sullivan Group, explains the role re/insurers can play in maximizing both risk management efficiency and patient care.