2024 Risk Prevention Strategy

January 10, 2024Resources, Webinars

The Inspirien Risk team is committed to providing valuable insights and resources to help you navigate the ever-evolving landscape of risk in healthcare. As part of our ongoing efforts, we are thrilled to announce our upcoming 2024 Risk Prevention Strategy. Our strategy revolves around six focus areas identified during our initial Inspired Quality (IQ) pilot, … Read More

Working Together to Make Facilities Safer for Employees – 2024 Grant Program

December 21, 2023Resources, Webinars

The Healthcare Workers’ Compensation Fund (HWCF), managed by Inspirien, is preparing to launch its eighth annual Grant Program. This program aims to reduce the number and severity of workers’ compensation claims while also improving the safety of employees and patients. This year, recipients collectively received over $94K in Grant dollars, bringing the total awarded to … Read More

Spills and Falls Risk Focus Area

November 6, 2023Resources, Webinars

It may be a shock to many, but did you know that compared to private industries, a hospital is one of the most hazardous places to work? According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), in 2019, hospitals in the U.S. reported nearly 220,000 work-related injuries and illnesses, which equates to approximately 5.5 work-related … Read More

Effective Handoff Communication Risk Focus Area

September 8, 2023Uncategorized, Webinars

Because healthcare is a 24/7, 365 day per year business, patients will inevitably be cared for by many providers during hospitalization and throughout their lives. This inherently creates opportunities for error when clinical information is not accurately transferred between providers. Recognizing this problem, The Joint Commission requires all healthcare providers to “implement a standardized approach … Read More

Medication Safety Risk Focus Area

July 10, 2023Resources, Webinars

Six of the Top 10 Patient Safety Concerns listed in ECRI’s 2023 Report are directly related to safe medication practices, while the others have implications for medication safety. This report highlights the crucial importance of these processes, emphasizing why we have chosen it as one of our Risk Focus Areas for the 2023 Risk Prevention Education Series. … Read More

Infection Prevention Risk Focus Area

May 2, 2023Resources, Webinars

“Wash your hands before eating dinner!” is something many of us grew up hearing from our parents. We may have grumbled, but we learned from an early age the importance of washing our hands. Then early in our healthcare profession, nurses learned that washing hands correctly is the single most effective way to prevent the … Read More

Documentation Matters

February 24, 2023Resources, Webinars

When discussing medical record documentation, we often ask – is it our best defense or our worst enemy? Speaking from someone who has had to defend many clinicians, it’s a vital component of any defense strategy as it provides evidence of the patient safety protocols and the quality of care. Although it may seem like a purely … Read More

2023 Risk Prevention Strategy

January 10, 2023Resources, Webinars

The Inspirien Risk team is excited to share the 2023 Risk Prevention Strategy with our partners and members. This strategy encompasses an organization-wide approach to identify and proactively address issues with the goal to decrease risks and improve the safety for patients, as well as the entire healthcare team. Several years ago, our team embarked on a … 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