Unconventional ways to assess risk in nursing homes
Mar 30, 2021
The purpose of a qualified risk management department in healthcare is to assess, monitor, and implement plans and policies in order to decrease their exposure. There are many areas that need to be addressed...
Measurement to generate success
Mar 25, 2015
To ensure maximum efficiency, the “triple aim” measurement approach will deliver the highest quality of care by improving the patient experience with care delivery, the quality of care and...
After Ebola: Preparing for the next catastrophic pandemic
Jeanne Oronzio Wermuth and Rafael Haciski
Jan 07, 2015
The rapid spread of infectious disease through human populations across a large region is not a new problem. But unfortunately, planning for or contemplating the risks associated with pandemics often becomes...
The psychology of falls in long-term care
Eleanor Feldman Barbera, Ph.D.
Aug 07, 2014
According to the American Geriatrics Society, one in three adults over the age of 65 falls each year. Falls represent the leading cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries among older adults. You might be surprised...
Are risk management and corporate compliance necessary?
Feb 21, 2014
Risk Management and Corporate Compliance are both integral components of effective administration and both are necessary within the healthcare setting.
Mar 01, 2013
Providers with proactive approaches to catching wound development early find the most success. Foresight and diligence are needed to make it all work