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.
A combination of evolving technologies plus new vendors in the market has made virtual doctor visits available to consumers nationwide. Mark Rodrigues and Scott Behrens of Lockton report on this growing trend.
Why is cyber security in US healthcare in such a poor state? HRMR explores the causes, the consequences —and the best solutions.
Trustwave’s new report on cybersecurity in healthcare highlights some worrying weaknesses and misconceptions, but it also points the way forward with tips for improving healthcare cybersecurity. HRMR reports.
The epidemic of patient harm in hospitals needs to be taken seriously if it is to be stopped, and risk management systems are an essential part of the solution, as Brian Stromberg, healthcare sales executive, and David McElroy, director, healthcare practice at Riskonnect, explain to HRMR.
Timely and secure access to actionable data via a mobile risk management system is now as important for a healthcare risk manager as it is for a treating physician, say David McElroy and Brian Stromberg of Riskonnect.
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.
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.
In early February US health insurer Anthem announced that it has been the victim of a huge hacking attack, with possibly millions of people’s personal information compromised. What lessons can healthcare risk managers take from this breach? HRMR investigates.
Welcome to the annual print edition of Healthcare Risk Management Review, released to coincide with ASHRM’s 2014 conference but designed to look ahead to the issues likely to affect the industry in 2015.