Don’t miss the most-attended ASHRM event of the year! Join over 2,000 engaged and informed colleagues at ASHRM 2014, October 26-29, in beautiful Anaheim, California. In addition to world-class education offered at ASHRM 2014, you will find face-to-face meetings with industry experts, earn valuable CEs and grow your network of personal and professional contacts. For more information or to register for ASHRM 2014, Click here.
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Throughout 2014, ASHRM will be asking its members “What’s Your Why?” We want to know – in your words – WHY you do what you do every day and WHY you care so much. Click here for more information
In 2015, ASHRM Academy attendees will build their expertise in risk management and patient safety while relaxing in a spectacular retreat-like setting. A balanced approached to learning, ASHRM Academy combines days of stimulating programs with healthful activities such as yoga classes and nature walks resulting in an exceptional educational experience. Click here for more information.
The Active Risk Control (ARC) Toolkit is designed to provide the same kind of structured approach to risk control that RCA and FMEA provide for risk assessment. The ARC Toolkit is now available to ASHRM members only. For more information and to download the Toolkit, Click here.
For the fourth year in a row, congratulations are due to the authors, contributors and Editorial Review Board of ASHRM's Journal of Healthcare Risk Management, whose work has been recognized with a 2014 APEX Award for Publication Excellence in the category of Regular Departments & Columns. In addition, Volume 33, Issue 1 of the Journal also received an Award of Excellence in the print category of Magazines, Journals & Tabloids. That brings the total to five Awards over the past four years. APEX 2014, the 26th Annual Awards for Publication Excellence, is an international competition that recognizes outstanding publications throughout the communication and publishing industry. To access the current issue of the Journal, Click here.
Utilize the ASHRM Career Center to search open positions specifically targeted to HRM professionals. ASHRM members can post their resumes and take advantage of the Career Learning Center for tips on resume creation, networking for career success, enhancing interview skills, and more. Through ASHRM’s partnership with the National Healthcare Career Network, ASHRM members have the opportunity to connect with healthcare employees through job searches, resume posts, and job alerts. Click here to access the Career Center.
ASHRM University’s on-demand learning lets you learn how you want, when you want.
With more than 64 learning opportunities available and new courses being added each month, ASHRM University offers a wide variety of relevant topics in several formats. Plus, now you can take advantage of ASHRM U’s NEW Course-of-the-Month offering and save! For more information on new courses and to purchase a course of study at ASHRM University, click here.
The CPHRM Exam Prep Course: Online Series is designed to assist eligible risk management professionals prepare for the CPHRM Exam, the industry's premier certification. This self-directed, online series focuses on content areas that may require a more in-depth review, plus, it identifies familiar content areas for a more cursory review. Studies correspond to the five major content areas of the CPHRM Exam.
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ASHRM’s Patient Safety Portal includes links to tools and resources such as patient safety strategies, articles, videos, and other information specifically for HRM professionals. Click here to visit the Portal.
Updating your ASHRM profile is simple and easy. By updating your profile online, you’re assured of receiving all of the valuable member benefits ASHRM has to offer, from ASHRM publications to access to the Career Center and member-only web content. Log in today to update your profile.
ASHRM 2015 elections are completed and the results are in! Nearly 16 percent of members voted – an increase of more than 250 members from last year! The new officers will be sworn in on Wednesday, Oct. 29 during ASHRM's Annual Conference & Exhibition in Anaheim, California. Their terms begin Jan. 1, 2015. For more information Click here.
Do you have professional expertise you'd like to share? Consider volunteering your services to ASHRM. Numerous volunteer opportunities are available, such as writing for ASHRM's Risk Management Pearls, the Journal of Healthcare Risk Management, and the Forum quarterly newsletter. You may also join a work group that reviews educational assets for risk managers, or deliver an educational webinar. Click here for more information.
Thursday,Nov. 20, 2014
1 - 2 p.m. (CT)
This session focuses on the operational link between healthcare risk and quality, and suggests the link is embedded in the structure, processes and systems associated with patient safety. Learn more.
The Q4 Annual Conference issue of the quarterly Journal is now available! Stay in the know with the industry’s latest research studies, trends and new developments in healthcare risk management. Click here for detailed information.
This white paper provides healthcare professionals with a deeper understanding of how serious safety events are defined, classified and analyzed for harm prevention, as well as helping healthcare organizations consider strategies to reliably measure preventable harm, determine effectiveness of prevention techniques, practice consistent high-reliability methods and achieve safe and trusted healthcare. To download ASHRM’s SSE II White Paper for members, click here.
The healthcare industry has become a focal point for security. The eruption of violence in waiting rooms and treatment areas is becoming increasingly common, compromising the safety of employees, nurses, physicians, patients and visitors. The emergency department is one of the most vulnerable settings for workplace violence. It's the most volatile area of the hospital, as dramatic life-and-death cases come through the front door.
The ASHRM Workplace Violence Toolkit demonstrates how to build a step-by-step program to prevent and de-escalate violent events at work. To learn more and download the Workplace Violence Toolkit for ASHRM members, click here.
*Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2010
ASHRM's new Enterprise Risk Management Pearl for Integrating ERM into the Healthcare Culture summarizes how to incorporate ERM concepts and principles in decision-making processes at all levels so that ERM becomes an integral part of the organizational operating culture. For more information, Click here.
Healthcare organizations have made significant strides in developing Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) programs, but there is still much work to be done. To facilitate this process, ASHRM has defined ERM and created an ERM Framework for use in healthcare around which an ERM program can be formed. This white paper graphically displays the Framework and describes key structural components necessary in any healthcare setting. Use this Framework to help build consistency in your efforts to move ERM forward. To download the ERM Framework white paper, Click Here...
ASHRM's Career Center connects ASHRM members with employment opportunities targeted specifically towards HRM professionals. Visit the Career Center to search jobs or post your resume.
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