How to View Risk As A Source of Revenue

October 21, 2020Articles

“There is a general misconception as to what risk is and what it isn’t. People think it’s a bad thing, but it’s really just the difference in the actual outcome from the expected outcome, either positive or negative.” Brandon Driscoll, Chief Business Officer at Inspirien, takes a very practical standpoint on risk.  The question then … Read More

How to Connect Risk Management to Risk Financing

September 23, 2020Articles

To be a savvy navigator of a risk financing program, there are two equal-and-opposite levers to understand: managing and financing risk. The goal is to always keep these two levers in balance, pushing or pulling to achieve optimal conditions. They are typically managed by a team of clinical staff and C-suite executives who act in … Read More

How Hospitals Can Lower Their Risk While Maximizing Patient Safety

July 15, 2020Articles

Hospitals are bustling places where lives begin, end, and are saved. It takes many people in many dynamic roles to deliver care at the highest level. Care delivery is not without its risks but there are ways in which that risk can be mitigated, creating a safer environment for everybody. In a 2018 pilot study … Read More

How to Regard all Risk as Strategic

July 2, 2020Articles

Risk has quite an ominous reputation. According to Merriam Webster, risk is defined as the “possibility of loss or injury” or “something that creates or suggests a hazard.” Synonyms include “peril,” “hazard,” “gamble.” However, when it comes to Medical Malpractice and Workers Comp insurance, risk doesn’t have to be a dirty word. Its’ association has typically … Read More

Lessons Learned from NAQH Next 2019

October 17, 2019Articles

Although there’s always opportunities for improving healthcare quality, it’s reassuring to know that there are many professionals across the U.S. who are diligently working to promote processes which build and effectively promote accountability for providing quality healthcare to the communities we serve. As my teammates and I attended NAQH Next 2019, we were able to … Read More

What I Learned at Southern Sharing Symposium

January 28, 2019Articles

“You’ll learn a lot and love the networking.”  That’s what I heard from my fellow team as I prepared to attend the Southern Sharing Symposium for the first time and boy, were they right!  As I walked in and watched everyone hugging people they hadn’t seen in a while (that’s what we do in the … Read More

What do you think about when you hear the word ‘quality’?

October 22, 2018Articles

What do you think about 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 we’re asked … Read More

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