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Men at higher risk from surgical site infections

US24-07-2013Risk Management News

A new study from Columbia University School of Nursing supports a growing body of evidence that women are less likely to contract bloodstream or surgical site infections than their male counterparts.

Risk management webinars in demand

US24-07-2013IT and data security news, Risk Management News

A new risk management and patient safety education offering is proving popular, with the first webinar on navigating social media sold-out.

Organized storage cuts data breach costs

US24-07-2013IT and data security news, Risk Management News

Network logging and the organized storage of data are vital to avoid the expensive error of over-notification when it appears that a data breach has occurred and PHI has been compromised.

Western Litigation celebrates 20 years

US24-07-2013Risk Management News

Houston-based Western Litigation (WLI) is celebrating 20 years as a national litigation and risk management firm.

Med mal suits boost patient safety

US24-07-2013Risk Management News

Information from medical malpractice suits is increasingly helping to drive advancements in patient safety, a new study has found.

Tips for a robust wireless strategy

US24-07-2013IT and data security news, Risk Management News

In an environment of rapid technological advances and growing use of wireless devices in hospitals, a clear and detailed wireless strategy is essential to protect against data breaches.

Patient consent forms need overhaul

US24-07-2013Risk Management News

Healthcare risk managers need to undertake a comprehensive overhaul of patient consent documents in the light of the HIPAAA omnibus rule and Meaningful Use Stage 2, paying close attention to issues surrounding what information can be shared and with whom.

Bronson Healthcare appoints compliance officer

US24-07-2013Risk Management News

Former risk manager Christine Sangalli has been promoted to the new position of vice president, chief compliance officer for the Bronson Healthcare system.

New app helps improve care

US24-07-2013IT and data security news, Risk Management News

A new app has been launched to help healthcare managers improve levels of care, reduce risk and manage costs using an iPad.

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).

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