Rising to the Challenge – Emergency Medical Services Week

May 16, 2022Resources

To continue the celebration of our healthcare workers from Hospital Week and Nurse’s Week, Inspirien would like to recognize Emergency Medical Services Week May 15-21, 2022. The theme for EMS Week 2022 is Rising to the Challenge; a theme that our fellow EMS workers are all too familiar with. Everyone here at Inspirien would like … Read More

2022 National Nurse’s and National Hospital Week

May 9, 2022Resources

This year’s National Nurse’s Week theme from The American Nurses Association is You Make A Difference and the National Hospital Week theme from The American Hospital Association is We Are Health Care. Everyone here at Inspirien celebrates nurses and all healthcare workers across the industry. We are filled with respect, gratitude and admiration of the sacrifices … Read More

2022 Risk Management Seminar Recap

May 3, 2022Resources

Building a Brighter Future was not only the theme for our 2022 Risk Management Seminar held recently, but it also resonated with our team as we work to support our partners coming out of the pandemic and working towards a better tomorrow. The Seminar was held virtually again this year, not because we didn’t want to … Read More

National Patient Safety Awareness Week – March 13-19, 2022

March 11, 2022Resources

Patient Safety Awareness Week is dedicated to celebrating the role of Patient Safety Professionals and the contributions they make to improve patient outcomes and healthcare quality. It also gives us a great platform to say thank you to those professionals who have impacted our families by providing safe, effective, quality care when it was needed … Read More

2022 Risk Strategy Series – Documentation Risk Focus Area

February 28, 2022Resources, Webinars

Often when discussing documentation in a medical record we ask the question, is it our best defense or worst enemy? Good documentation offers valuable insight into the quality of care provided and the patient safety measures taken at the time of care. If the notes are not clear, it can make defense of a medical professional … Read More

2022 Risk Prevention Webinar Series

January 17, 2022Resources, Webinars

Our Inspirien Risk team is excited to share our 2022 Risk Prevention Strategy with our partners and members. This process is designed to provide you with education, resources, and best practices to help you mitigate, and hopefully, prevent risks in your organization. The Strategy encompasses an organization-wide risk plan to identify and proactively address issues … Read More

HWCF Awards up to $100K in Grant Dollars in 2022

January 12, 2022Resources, Webinars

The Healthcare Workers’ Compensation Fund (HWCF), managed by Inspirien, is upping the ante in 2022 by awarding up to $100K in Grant Dollars. This is an additional $50K to help decrease the number and severity of workers’ compensation claims while also improving employee and patient safety. Since the grant program’s inception in 2017, HWCF has awarded over … Read More

Five Tips for Effective Workers’ Compensation Claims Management

October 14, 2021Resources

Your employee is injured on the job, now what? Below are five tips for effective claims management: Always investigate after an injury. When one is reported, it is important to get complete documentation of how the employee’s injury occurred. This includes obtaining written witness statements and checking video surveillance if available. Make sure to share … Read More

Building Resiliency for Healthcare Professionals

September 16, 2021Resources, Uncategorized

With the increasing issues surrounding stress and burnout in our healthcare professionals, the Inspirien team has developed a “Building Resiliency for Healthcare Professionals” toolkit. This toolkit is designed to provide guidance to help individuals, leaders, and organizations recognize stress and burnout in their team members and offer actionable steps including prevention planning and intervention if … Read More

Recognizing and Preventing Burnout in Healthcare

September 1, 2021Articles, Resources, Webinars

By Wendy Shurette, Risk Consultant for Inspirien and the Healthcare Workers’ Compensation Fund For over 20 years, I regularly heard from co-workers, “I am so burnt out”, “I need a vacation”, or “TGIF, I’m exhausted”. Healthcare workers are no strangers to burnout. With the onslaught of covid and the extended length of the pandemic, we … Read More