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Risk Management

Man going through a hospital safety checkpoint.
Aug 21, 2018 | Jeff Lagasse
Almost a quarter of healthcare security directors at hospitals think their facilities are…
CMS booth at HIMSS17.
Aug 20, 2018 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Funding is part of $250 million provided by the ACA for state rate review grants meant to improve…
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital.
Aug 08, 2018 | Leontina Postelnicu
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust's charity CW+ is looking for startups or established companies with back…
Aug 06, 2018 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Communication, planning and the right technologies are key when wildfires and hurricanes strike large…
Uncompensated patient.
Aug 01, 2018 | Susan Morse
Consumers who rely on short-term plans for an extended period could face high medical bills when their…
Bad doc, nurse communications can be costly
Jul 31, 2018 | Jeff Lagasse
One barrier to good communication is that the hospital hierarchy puts nurses at a power disadvantage, and many are…
Big data reshaping CFO role
Jul 23, 2018 | Jeff Lagasse
Finance executives are finding they need to become more adept at data-driven analytics to better manage risk and spot new…
Basic steps to protect a practice against employee embezzlement
Jul 20, 2018 | Beth Jones Sanborn
With the median annual loss of nearly $450,000 due to theft many practices have plenty of room for…
Northwell Health rolls out armed guards, enhanced security
Jul 11, 2018 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Pilot test kicks off plan to establish armed guards at all Northwell hospitals within the next year as the system responds to staff…
Hospitals are losing ground on preventing infections
Jul 03, 2018 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Hospital-acquired infections hinder recovery, add costs for patients and…

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