Risk Management

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brittany Paerschke-O’Brien/Released
Oct 09, 2018 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Patients pickup harmful MRSA bacteria from touching dogs but stricter adherence to hand washing among solutions to…
Oct 08, 2018 | Jeff Lagasse
Medical spending, future lost work from permanent disability and quality of life losses all contributed to the…
Patient privacy curtains.
Oct 01, 2018 | Beth Jones Sanborn
MRSA bacteria carry high morbidity and mortality rates, making the disease a significant…
NCQA ratings website.
Sep 21, 2018 | Susan Morse
NCQA uses HEDIS scores to rate plans, a performance measure used by more than 90 percent of health insurers.
ACO business meeting.
Sep 21, 2018 | Susan Morse
In two separate moves on one day, ACO stakeholders ask CMS to keep upside-only risk model, while 29 others from Next…
Intermountain booth at HIMSS17
Sep 14, 2018 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Led by Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine, project seeks to improve accuracy,…
Black father and baby.
Sep 14, 2018 | Susan Morse
The winning technology developer will receive $10,000 to create a digital solution to connect community health workers,…
Hurricane Florence
Sep 14, 2018 | Susan Morse
One emergency department has already shut down; Some hospitals are evacuating, some are taking in patients. All…
Apartment buildings
Sep 13, 2018 | Susan Morse
Hospitalization rates and emergency room use can be up to three to four times higher for those without a home.
Hurricane Florence
Sep 13, 2018 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Here are some of the things hospitals should be working to put in place and resources available during storm…