Risk Management

ECRI's top 10 tech hazards for 2018
Nov 07, 2017 | Beth Jones Sanborn
ECRI Institute weighed factors like severity, likelihood that the hazard could cause serious injury or death,…
Supreme Court breach lawsuit
Nov 03, 2017 | Jessica Davis
The definition of harm as it relates to data breaches has been placed front-and-center in legal cases this…
Oct 30, 2017 | Beth Jones Sanborn
AHA says $1.1 billion from that total goes to support violence prevention and preparedness programs.
Mass shooting prompt providers to prepare for the worst
Oct 27, 2017 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Preparation, collaboration and regular disaster drills within trauma systems will save lives, surgeons…
Tenet: Decline in demand behind closure of AZ hospital
Oct 20, 2017 | Beth Jones Sanborn
The announcement comes a little more than a week after Texas-based healthcare giant announced sale of MacNeal…
Oct 18, 2017 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Kaiser Permanente's Santa Rosa hospital remained closed with local reports citing smoke damage.
Reports: Gun violence costs hospitals $2.9B a year
Oct 11, 2017 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Physicians can play a bigger role by talking to patients about guns in the home, safe removal and…
blockchain in healthcare payer and providers
Oct 03, 2017 | Jessica Davis
While most payers are implementing or are planning to launch blockchain projects by 2019, providers are still waiting to…
Sep 25, 2017 | Jeff Lagasse
Doctors need to carefully and properly use the HCC codes, which indicate the expected costs for a patient.
Sep 22, 2017 | Jeff Lagasse
The data showed infants with major birth defects accounted for less than 6 percent of the premature births, but a quarter of…