PMA Hospital Think Tank 2018: Insights into Healthcare Worker Safety & Risk Management
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PMA Companies recently hosted its sixth annual Mid-Atlantic Hospital Think Tank in East Brunswick, New Jersey. Read more about the issues discussed at the forum in this blog post from Cari Burhenne, ARM, CPCU, is a Regional Claims Service Manager for PMA Companies.
A key discussion revolved around the urgent need to improve the safety of healthcare facilities for healthcare workers. According to BLS, the leading industry in terms of the number of workplace injuries and illnesses is healthcare. The issue will continue to grow, as healthcare is one of the largest industries in the US—and growing rapidly. The Think Tank provided an excellent forum to discuss hot topics and emerging trends in workers’ compensation risk management. The discussions were robust and with the following issues garnering much attention.
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