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October 22, 2015
Ann Gaffey, SVP Healthcare Risk Management and Patient Safety
Enterprise risk management: Breaking down barriers for real-life application

Healthcare risk managers have the opportunity to engage leaders from across their organizations to think more broadly about maximizing value protection and managing risk that comes with uncertainty through the application of an enterprise risk mana…

October 22, 2015 by Ann Gaffey, SVP Healthcare Risk Management and Patient Safety
December 30, 2014
Chris Mandel, RF
SVP Strategic Solutions
Managing risk along the loss curve

Figure 1: The actuarial loss curve There are many definitions of risk, with most coming pretty close to each other with minor nuances as distinctions. Interestingly, most all of these definitions put "risk" well beyond the point of "expected losses"…

December 30, 2014 by Chris Mandel, RF, SVP Strategic Solutions
December 18, 2014
Michael Reynolds, National Corporate Audit Services Manager, Unified Investigations & Sciences
If lightning strikes…are you at risk for a CSST fire?

A hole is melted in the thin wall of CSST after a lightning-caused fire Since the 1990s, a product called corrugated stainless steel tubing (CSST) has been used in some home and light commercial construction. CSST is used to deliver fuel gases to ga…

December 18, 2014 by Michael Reynolds, National Corporate Audit Services Manager, Unified Investigations & Sciences
October 24, 2014
Jerry Frick, Director, Professional Liability Claims
Ebola claims: Will hospitals pay the price?

The recent appearance of Ebola in the United States has given rise to claims concerns at multiple levels for hospitals and other healthcare providers. The first U.S. case of Ebola came after a traveler from West Africa reportedly arrived without sy…

October 24, 2014 by Jerry Frick, Director, Professional Liability Claims
October 09, 2014
Ann Gaffey, SVP Healthcare Risk Management and Patient Safety
Managing Ebola outbreak risk: 6 steps to take now

I write this reflecting on the flurry of news around recent Ebola activity. There isn’t one of us in the healthcare risk management profession who wants our organization to be the subject of unfavorable news headlines, and it’s important to take le…

October 09, 2014 by Ann Gaffey, SVP Healthcare Risk Management and Patient Safety
October 03, 2014
Ann Gaffey, SVP Healthcare Risk Management and Patient Safety
Managing physician risk in an already busy day

The rate at which hospitals and health systems are acquiring physician practices and hiring physicians from private practice continues to increase steadily. In the 2012 annual report published by Merritt Hawkins, it is reported that solo practices …

October 03, 2014 by Ann Gaffey, SVP Healthcare Risk Management and Patient Safety
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