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Corizon appoints risk management analyst

US24-07-2013Risk Management News

Corizon, a provider of correctional healthcare solutions, has hired registered nurse Tonya Mooningham to the Brentwood Clinical Services team as Corizon’s new clinical risk management Analyst (CRMA).

MRSA study slashes infections in patients

US24-07-2013Risk Management News

Using germ-killing soap and ointment on all intensive-care unit (ICU) patients can reduce bloodstream infections by up to 44 percent and significantly reduce the presence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in ICUs, according to a new study funded by the Department of Health and Human Services.

MAG Mutual names risk management vice president

US24-07-2013Risk Management News

MAG Mutual Insurance Company has appointed Laura Martinez as vice president of risk management. She will be responsible for further building on MagMutual’s risk management programs throughout the Southeast.

New insurance product targets physicians and hospitals

US23-07-2013Insurance News, Risk Management News

The distinct risk management challenges of integrating physicians into a hospital’s employee base are targeted by a new hybrid medical professional liability product that aims to give both hospitals and physicians insurance cover specifically tailored to their needs.

Action is needed following HIPAA/HITECH final rule

US23-07-2013Insurance News, Risk Management News

As risk managers familiarise themselves with the requirements of the HIPAA/HITECH final rule, which stipulates strict rules for the handling and protection of patients’ personal health records, they must refocus on compliance and ensure their organization’s data breach response plan is up to date and appropriate.

Upsurge in demand for HIPAA-compliant cloud services

US23-07-2013IT and data security news, Risk Management News

The healthcare industry is rapidly embracing cloud computing and there is a corresponding demand for HIPAA-compliant cloud services. That is the view of Dr Peter Tippett, chief medical officer and vice president of the Verizon Innovations Incubator, which provides HIPAA compliant cloud computing and data storage.

Western Litigation services endorsed by AHA

US23-07-2013Risk Management News

The American Hospital Association (AHA) has exclusively endorsed the professional liability claims and risk management solutions offered by Western Litigation (WLI).

Patient safety awareness week will focus on 365-day care

US23-07-2013Risk Management News

Medication safety and healthcare culture and safety will be the focus of this year’s Patient Safety Week, which runs from March 3 to March 9 2013.

Ironhealth hybrid liability product

US23-07-2013Risk Management News

The distinct risk management challenges of integrating physicians into a hospital’s employee base are targeted by a new hybrid medical professional liability product that aims to give both hospitals and physicians insurance cover specifically tailored to their needs.

Colonoscopy risks can be managed better

US23-07-2013Risk Management News

The risk for complications with EGD and colonoscopy are underestimated but can be minimized by adhering to surgical principles, using meticulous techniques and by optimizing the patient selection process for these procedures.

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