Rethinking Risk In A Time of COVID-19

June 3, 2020Uncategorized

The world has been thrown a COVID-19 curveball and the healthcare system has been struggling to keep up. New modalities for care delivery are popping up everywhere and despite their ingenuity, must also continue to be effective, efficient, and safe, while being implemented at scale. Such new territory exposes major risks, including patient safety, public … Read More

COVID-19 Documentation Toolkit

May 7, 2020Resources, Uncategorized

Knowing it is imperative that you document the conditions under which you are working due to COVID-19, our Inspirien team has developed a COVID-19 Documentation Toolkit to provide guidance for you to memorialize the initiatives, actions and responses crucial to this unprecedented time. This guidance is provided for you to proactively prepare for the days … Read More

3 things I learned from Inspirien’s Recent Medical Coding Hackathon

April 20, 2020Uncategorized

Inspirien recently hosted a medical coding hackathon where we offered medical coders the opportunity to earn $1,000 for coding 100 claims over a weekend.  The purpose was to test a technology currently under development for helping healthcare providers improve their ability to get paid.  Originally planned as an in-person event, it had to be moved … Read More

HWCF Workers’ Compensation Seminar 2019

December 2, 2019Uncategorized

Sometimes you need to take time away to allow yourself to reflect, learn and regroup to be the most effective leader you can be.  Our recent HWCF Seminar was a day filled with all of that and more! Most participants started the day with breakfast and in the photo booth where they spent time ‘getting … Read More

Healthcare Quality Week

October 22, 2019Uncategorized

Healthcare Quality Week October 20-26, 2019 Healthcare Quality Week is dedicated to celebrating the contributions professionals have made to improve healthcare quality. It also gives you a great opportunity to say thank you to those healthcare professionals who have impacted you or your family by providing quality care when you needed it the most. And, … Read More

5 Takeaways from the Global Leadership Summit

August 26, 2019Uncategorized

5 Takeaways from the Global Leadership Summit (well I’ve just got to share 6!) Debbie Franklin was part of a group of leaders from Inspirien who recently attended The Global Leadership Summit 2019. Here she shares information from some of her favorite speakers and how to get more information from GLS. 1. Everyone wins when the leader … Read More

Response to “Getting an Accurate Count on Medical Errors”

July 1, 2019Uncategorized

Medical errors continue to be a detriment to patient safety and can lead not only to significant patient harm but patient death.  Even though everyone agrees the focus should be on preventing the next error, the very complexity of the problem itself leads to confusion.  For long term improvement to occur, we must address all … Read More

5 things I learned at the 2019 AlaHA Annual Meeting

June 14, 2019Uncategorized

5 things I learned at the 2019 AlaHA Annual Meeting That Florida is not always the Sunshine State. It rained almost the entire conference, but that didn’t stop us from learning and laughing with our customers and fellow sponsors. Even in the midst of difficult times for rural hospitals, there are some things to do … Read More

5 Key Takeaways from Insuretech Connect 2018 (ITC2018)

October 5, 2018Uncategorized

Seems appropriate that the conference focused on risk is held in Vegas, the gambling capital of the world.  There wasn’t much time for us to partake as we spent two meeting heavy days learning about what’s next in the world of insurance and risk.    Here are just a few observations: Cyber risks are talked … Read More

3 Ways Hospitals Can Protect Staff and Increase Profits

November 30, 2016Uncategorized

What would you guess is one of the most hazardous places to work? Construction site? Factory, maybe? Either of those two guesses would have been correct 20 years ago, but according to the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA), hospitals are now one of the most hazardous places to work in the United States with … Read More