In a changing healthcare landscape, risk managers need to prove their value to protect the role for the future, Gregg Timmons, president of the California Society for Healthcare Risk Management tells HRMR.
As healthcare reform places an increasing focus on population health, HRMR asks how this will affect the risk profile of healthcare providers and what its implications will be for patients.
Tasked with managing regulatory risk, chief compliance officers often have to fight for a place at the table when key financial and operational decisions are to be made. HRMR considers the findings of PwC’s latest brief.
Medical providers have invested time and money to ensure they are compliant with the evolving billing regulations, but increasing audits make E&O claims more likely. Gareth Tungatt of Ascent Underwriting has some solutions.
Awareness of potential problems and a strategy aimed at helping patients cope will assist in reducing the risk of self-harm, as Michelle Foster Earle, president of OmniSure Consulting Group, describes.
What’s it like to be a risk manager at a hospital where Ebola patients are being treated? HRMR spoke to Dave Poppert, risk manager at Nebraska Medicine, about the center’s specialized approach.
In our second feature on the risk management implications of Ebola virus disease, HRMR speaks to Jeffrey Tanenbaum, a member of law firm Nixon Peabody’s labor & employment practice, about the legal issues raised by the threat of the disease.
Coverys Custom Accounts is Coverys’ response to the impact of the Affordable Care Act on healthcare providers, as Joe Zorola, chief underwriting officer, describes.
Disruptive and violent patients are a perennial problem in healthcare. Several experts in the field offer HRMR their advice on how to deal with the practical—and legal—implications of the problem.
What does the current risk and insurance landscape look like to healthcare CFOs? Brian Lovdahl, CFO for Baldwin Area Medical Center, shared his views with HRMR.