What bearing will healthcare reform have on healthcare risk? Here Janet Hale and Katherine Laws from Alliant Healthcare Solutions offer their view of the changing landscape.
On the back of an increasing number of incidents involving extreme violence in healthcare facilities, Hiscox has launched a product to help its clients mitigate this risk, as Ian Thompson, senior vice-president, Healthcare, at Hiscox explained to HRMR.
As the healthcare system in the US becomes ever more collaborative, one risk that increases is that of inaccurately reconciled patient medications during transitions of care. Ann Gaffey of Sedgwick Claims Management Services assesses the problem and how to tackle it.
While good risk managers do all they can to avert crises, the best will also have a robust plan of action in place for when they do occur. Pamela Popp of Western Litigations explains what can be done in the immediate aftermath of a major problem.
Mary Anne Hilliard is the chief risk counsel and vice-president of safety & patient experience at the Children’s National Medical Center in Washington DC. She discusses with HRMR the challenges facing her profession and how she is tackling some of them.
The healthcare industry in the US is changing for the better—but this process also means new risks and new ways of approaching risk management. Insurance broker Marsh’s white paper explores the challenges faced by the sector.
Healthcare organizations have been using captives for many decades to help manage their risks. Ron Sulisz of Strategic Risk Solutions estimates the size of this market and assesses how captives might help cover new risks in the future.
The scale and pace of healthcare reform in the US means a rapidly shifting landscape in terms of the risks healthcare providers must consider. But healthcare risk managers must not fear change—instead, they must embrace it, says Paul Greve of Willis Healthcare.
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.