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Preparing for the 
threat of violence

US26-05-2015

In the event of an active shooter incident healthcare facilities may find themselves legally liable for negligence because they failed to implement a security plan, provide training, or take appropriate actions. Michelle Foster Earle, president of OmniSure Consulting Group, explains what can be done.

The perils
 - and promise - 
of consolidation

US26-05-2015

What are the risk issues around the spate of mergers and acquisitions currently sweeping US healthcare? HRMR investigates.

Reducing losses: analyzing recent trends

US22-04-2015

Hospital benchmarking can be a valuable tool for reducing workers’ compensation losses, Kevin Gabhart, managing director of Beecher Carlson, reports on the findings of the company’s 2014 Hospital Workers’ Compensation Benchmark Study.

A patient-centered approach

US22-04-2015

Enhancing the informed consent process can also improve patient safety. Dr Dan Cohen, medical director of Datix, explains why.

Working together

US22-04-2015

Communication and openness are watchwords in healthcare risk management. Cynthia DeBord, co-president of the Indiana Society for Healthcare Risk Management, explains to HRMR how these qualities can be promoted by risk management societies.

Be prepared for audits

US22-04-2015

With HIPAA audits looming in 2015, this is a prime time to ensure that your organization and its business associates have their HIPAA compliance in order. HRMR reports.

Manage the media, minimize the damage

US24-03-2015

Many medical facilities and healthcare providers are ill-prepared to deal with a potential onslaught of media during or following a crisis, says Michelle Foster Earle, president of OmniSure Consulting Group.

The importance of ‘that’ conversation

US24-03-2015

Planning for end of life care, and having the necessary conversations beforehand, can alleviate at least some of the harm suffered by those at the most vulnerable time in their lives, as Dr Dan Cohen, International Medical Director at Datix explains.

Implications of the PPACA

US24-03-2015

Publicly available quality metrics can adversely impact hospitals and physicians, says Jeffrey Smith, senior vice president and healthcare leader at Lockton.

Joining up the dots

US24-03-2015

As the impact of the Affordable Care Act ripples through US healthcare, HRMR asks Kimarie Stratos, who oversees legal, risk and privacy for the US’ third largest public hospital system, how her system’s approach to risk has changed.

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