Tracy Melina’s role at Coverys entails not just helping risk managers deal with existing challenges, but also giving them the knowledge to stay ahead of the game, as she explained to HRMR.
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.
From miniature pacemakers to cybersecurity, healthcare in 2016 will be characterized by a host of important technological advances. HRMR rounds up some of the insights from ECRI Institute’s new report on the subject.
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.