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ACE Medical launches new liability products

22-07-2013Insurance News, Risk Management News

ACE Medical Risk Group has launched an array of physician professional liability insurance products and coverage services for employed physicians within hospitals and healthcare facilities or owned or affiliated medical groups.

Financial motives are behind most data breaches

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

Large-scale financial cybercrime and state-affiliated espionage dominated the cyber security landscape in 2012, according to a new report on data breaches, which warned that healthcare facilities should be especially vigilant around any form of data that contains financial information.

Leading risk manager takes ASHRM role

US22-07-2013Insurance News, Risk Management News

Sharon Groves, an assistant vice president of clinical risk management for Berkley Medical Excess Underwriters (BerkleyMed), has been appointed as a faculty member for the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM).

Willis North America appoints leaders

US14-05-2013Risk Management News

Willis North America has appointed Brian Murphy and Hiromoto Ushiki as North American Practice co-leaders of the Japan Global Practice Group. They together assume the position previously held by Junji Hamada who retired in April 2013.

Research highlights safety, cost challenges

USRisk Management News

As pharmaceutical companies introduce more high-cost medications for larger populations, employers, health plans and others are challenged to control the significant increase in spending and increased medical safety concerns, according to a report from prescription manager Express Scripts.

ACE launches new healthcare insurance products

USInsurance News, Risk Management News

ACE USA, the US-based retail operations of the ACE Group, has introduced a new Contractors Pollution Liability (CPL) Owner-Controlled Insurance Program (OCIP) for the healthcare industry.

Documentation is vital in emergency departments

USRisk Management News

Thorough documentation, including detailed reasoning to support diagnoses, tests, treatments, and follow-ups, is vital for managing risk in the emergency department (ED).

Risk managers must embrace HIPAA requirements

USRisk Management News

Risk managers need to closely examine what happens to data handled by their organization and its business associates in order to ensure compliance with the HIPAA omnibus final rule.

Top 10 strategies for healthcare IT success

USIT and data security news, Risk Management News

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is recommending that healthcare facilities take steps to assure safeguards are in place to reduce the risk of failure due to cyber attacks, which could be initiated by the introduction of malware into the medical equipment or unauthorized access to configuration settings in medical devices and hospital networks.

New guide helps boost patient safety

Risk Management News

A new resource from the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) gives hospitals four evidence-based strategies to engage patients and families in their care.

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