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For Concentra’s John Anderson, getting patients back to work after an injury is what keeps him passionate about his job.
As the opioid epidemic rages on, a lack of consistent standards of care exposes healthcare providers to liability. Insurers are formulating a response.
Ongoing challenges have forced MPL underwriters to reevaluate their risk portfolios, bringing significant change to a market segment that has seen a decade’s worth of price erosion.
Rebecca Cady at Children’s National is keeping on top of the growing risks impacting health care, including cyber security, reputational risk and maintaining vendor relationships.
Opioid litigation and workplace violence are top risks for healthcare, but emergency preparedness and cyber security present evolving threats.
For violence against health care workers to be managed, the profession needs to stop accepting violent acts as simply being a part of the job.
Turning data into actionable claims management strategies starts with asking the right questions.
The Workforce Safety team at Northwell Health is full of fresh ideas, including a dynamic safe patient handling program that cut lost time and indemnity claims by a third.
The American Tort Reform Foundation identified a total of 15 jurisdictions where plaintiffs win big in liability lawsuits.
For Main Line Health’s workers’ comp team, reducing employee injuries meant ditching the adversarial approach and pivoting to advocacy claims management.
Insurers are increasingly willing to offer R&W coverage for health care mergers, but they’re paying close attention to areas at high risk for exposure.
Rebecca Cady, 2018 Risk All Star, minimized med-mal litigation risk by focusing on information-sharing and faster response to potential claims.
2018 Risk All Star Alumine Bellone’s due diligence aided Ardent Health Services in a successful year of growth and acquisition, going from 14 hospitals in three states to 31 in seven.
Hospital-system mergers reduce competition, elevating the importance of cost-containment measures for workers’ comp payers.
In risk management, it’s not just about managing risk. It’s about taking a risk.
The next novel influenza strain could be the catalyst for a global recession.
Among the annual toll in the U.S. opioid epidemic are up to 5,000 hospital inpatients. The drugs they are legally prescribed are creating liability issues for pharmacists as well as physicians.
Telemedicine has become a ‘buzzword’ in workers’ comp. But is it really cutting costs and creating positive results in claims?
Janet Sheiner puts focus and creativity into her role as a risk manager and her work as an artist.
Opioids were supposed to help. Instead, their addictive power harmed many, and calls for accountability are broadening.
There are generational differences in how mental health is discussed, but overall the amount of stigma attached to the topic is too high.