Key Takeaways from Hospital Insurance Forum 2018

October 11, 2018Articles

The fall C-suite Hospital Insurance Forum (HIF) Conference was held in Kiawah Island, South Carolina. Even with the impending approach of Hurricane Florence, we still managed to get through the bulk of the informative and packed agenda.  This conference never disappoints.  Here are some of the highlights. Leading Through Change – “Organizational health will one day surpass … Read More

Fundamentals of Cyber Risk Management

May 5, 2017Articles

Cyber risk is increasing. Criminals armed with a computer, a network connection, and malicious intent are increasingly targeting small and medium-sized businesses, from retail to healthcare and array of other professions. More than 85% of cyber attacks are thought to be brought against small businesses, but fewer than one such firm in five believes that … Read More

What Do You Think When You Hear the Word ‘Quality’?

March 1, 2017Articles

What do you think when you hear the word ‘quality’? A restaurant with great food and price, a shiny new car with all the bells and whistles, new clothes that look and feel great for the price you paid, or…. your last healthcare experience!! Most of us don’t necessarily think ‘quality’ when asked about our … Read More

Do You Have the Right Partner to Build Patient Safety

February 9, 2017Articles

As healthcare continues to move to a value-based system, risk management becomes more critical.  Risk management processes must continue to evolve from the essential elements of clinical care to the broader spectrum of risk financing, regulatory and general business outlook to facilitate patient safety.  Building a culture centered around patient safety incorporates all of these … Read More

Is Your Facility’s Cyberdefense Strategy Enough?

February 1, 2017Articles

It seems that almost weekly the news is announcing another business or prominent individual who has been hacked, spammed, or had their data held hostage. The alarming part of the story is when you find out how the perpetration occurred.  Most of the time a simple change of passwords or knowing not to hit any … Read More

3 Key Steps for Successful Risk Management

January 25, 2017Articles

Every time a patient enters your care or someone crosses your threshold, they bring risk with them. How much risk you expect and are willing to take versus events that occur can vary greatly and is often a convoluted process for healthcare entities.  Moving from reactive to proactive, and ultimately preventive mode begins with creating … Read More

How to Fund Your Employee Safety Ideas

January 11, 2017Articles, Webinars

Per the Bureau of Labor Statistics, a hospital is one of the most hazardous places to work. In 2011 alone, U.S. hospitals, recorded 253,700 work-related injuries and illnesses, which computes to a rate of 6.8 work-related injuries and illnesses for every 100 full-time employees. Also reported is the fact that injury and illness rates in … Read More

Key Coverages to Consider During Annual Renewal

November 2, 2016Articles

There once was an event that occurred every holiday season—an event so spectacular that everyone who experienced it still remembers it to this day—when the Sears “Wish Book” catalog arrived in the mail. The arrival of this catalog was essential for children because it meant they could finally begin making their Christmas wish list. A … Read More