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.
A new risk management and patient safety education offering is proving popular, with the first webinar on navigating social media sold-out.
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.
Houston-based Western Litigation (WLI) is celebrating 20 years as a national litigation and risk management firm.
Information from medical malpractice suits is increasingly helping to drive advancements in patient safety, a new study has found.
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.
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.
Former risk manager Christine Sangalli has been promoted to the new position of vice president, chief compliance officer for the Bronson Healthcare system.
A new app has been launched to help healthcare managers improve levels of care, reduce risk and manage costs using an iPad.
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).