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Six healthcare units win risk management awards

US23-07-2013Risk Management News

Premier Insurance Management Services (PIMS) has recognized six healthcare alliance member hospitals and health systems in its annual American Excess Insurance Exchange (AEIX) Risk Management Award.

CNA launches insurance solution for ACOs

US23-07-2013Insurance News, Risk Management News

CNA, a leading insurer of healthcare organizations and professionals, has developed a new integrated insurance solution intended to meet the full range of exposures unique to Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs).

Risk Managers’ role crucial in acquisitions

US22-07-2013Risk Management News

Hospital risk managers need to be involved as early as possible in the process of acquiring physician practices in order to ensure their organization has a full understanding of the risks involved.

PHI rules prompt scrutiny of business associates

US22-07-2013Risk Management News

Healthcare providers and other covered entities need to scrutinize their business associates to ensure protected health information (PHI) is kept safe.

ACE launches two healthcare protection policies

US22-07-2013

The ACE Group has launched two new package policies designed to provide healthcare organizations with a solution to their complex and ever-expanding exposures.

Human errors play big role in HIT mistakes

US22-07-2013IT and data security news, Risk Management News

A significant proportion of unintended consequences relating to the use of health information technology (HIT) are the result of human error, according to a new investigation by ECRI Institute PSO.

SCN partners with AJ Gallagher

US22-07-2013Insurance News, Risk Management News

Surgery Center Network (SCN), the network of ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs), has partnered with Gallagher Healthcare to provide its members with a property, casualty and medical malpractice rate estimator, discounted insurance rates and other related services.

New partnership targets California workers' compensation

US22-07-2013Insurance News, Risk Management News

CompWest Insurance Company, part of the Accident Fund Holdings family, has partnered with Phoenix Risk Management Insurance Services to write workers' compensation insurance for specific classes in the healthcare industry.

Test new processes on a small scale first

US22-07-2013Risk Management News

New processes designed to improve employee and patient safety should first be trialled on a very small scale before being fully implemented.

Action needed to halt deadly bacteria

US22-07-2013Risk Management News

Data shows that more inpatients are suffering infections from bacteria resistant to all or nearly all antibiotics.

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