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.
Safety collaboratives around the country are using the best available evidence to further improve care, identify the most successful strategies to use and work towards reducing hospital-acquired infections. Ann D. Gaffey, senior vice president, healthcare risk management and patient safety at Sedgwick and incoming 2016 ASHRM president, reports.
Post-ACA healthcare organizations have become increasingly focused on the areas that can have the greatest impact on reimbursement and operating costs. Brant Roth, vice president, business development, The Sullivan Group, explains the role re/insurers can play in maximizing both risk management efficiency and patient care.
Why is cyber security in US healthcare in such a poor state? HRMR explores the causes, the consequences —and the best solutions.
Life as a CFO can be challenging—especially in the current environment of healthcare reform. Patrick Gerveler, CFO of Blessing Health System in Illinois, tells HRMR how he is helping his system remain competitive and viable, and why clear communication with the risk management department is vital to success.
Robert Martin, president of the Association of Healthcare Risk Management of New York, has a unique perspective on healthcare risk management based on 25 years as a defense attorney specializing in medical malpractice and other forms of negligence. He told HRMR why good communication is often the key to successful risk management.
Co-president of Indiana Society for Healthcare Risk Management Dorinda Sattler combines a career in academia with a healthcare risk management consultancy. She tells HRMR why good relationships and clear policies and procedures are the cornerstones of good risk management.
ASHRM president Ellen Grady Venditti combines decades of experience in the healthcare arena with a clear vision for the future of healthcare risk management. She told HRMR why risk managers must play a proactive role in moving their organizations forward—and why she is so honored by her current role.
Children’s Hospitals’ Solutions for Patient Safety is a massive collaborative effort among children’s hospitals to transform pediatric patient safety by eliminating serious harm. President Nick Lashutka told HRMR what the network has achieved so far.
Risk managers are often spread thin and wear multiple hats—so, after the professional liability policy is bound, everyone forgets about it and moves on to the next thing. Michelle Foster Earle, president of OmniSure Consulting Group, suggests a better approach.