Year after year, the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management’s Annual Conference & Exhibition continues to be the optimal learning, networking and career-building experience. This year’s theme – “Everyone is a Risk Manager” or ERM – emphasizes the role that all healthcare workers hold as guardians of patient safety. Attend ASHRM 2013 and experience this theme firsthand.
Join nearly 2,000 engaged, informed and invigorated peers during ASHRM 2013, October 27-30 in Austin, Texas. Register today!
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In conjunction with the "Everyone is a Risk Manager" theme, HRM Week Scenarios and Solutions explore how we can all work together to help eliminate risk in healthcare. These downloadable flyers review a range of scenarios that affect patients, caregivers and healthcare providers. Click Here for more information.
And don't forget to plan your HRM Week activities now with the new and improved toolkit. Click Here to plan your HRM Week celebration.
Test yourself and your colleagues with this fun, interactive quiz. It's an ideal educational tool to incorporate into Lunch-and-Learn sessions and use during meetings, or provide the link in an email to co-workers to test their healthcare risk management knowledge. When you finish the quiz, remember to enter the drawing for your chance to win a fabulous prize! Click Here for information.
It is a unique world that Healthcare Risk Managers live in; regarded as leaders which can result in periodic public belittlement. As reflected in the ASHRM vision, we see our role as advocates for safe and trusted healthcare. We recognize that by bestowing the best care to our patients we are also able to provide financial savings to the organizations we serve.
After a recent article that decried Healthcare Risk Managers as inhibitors of transparent care (Elliott, 2013), ASHRM resurrected the 2003 Monographs with the question: Are these as relevant today as they were ten years ago? Do risk managers support a culture of transparency? A recent peer review of the monographs resulted with a resounding “yes!”
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Enterprise Risk Management Handbook for Healthcare Entities addresses the need for and implementation of a comprehensive risk management process and plan that encompasses the entire enterprise and crosses departmental barriers. The coverage begins with an overview of enterprise risk management (ERM) and its evolution, including a discussion of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.
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Join the ASHRM Career Center and search more than 150 open positions, expose your resume to nearly 6,000 ASHRM members, and gain the opportunity to be found by an additional 50,000 employers searching for candidates through ASHRM's participation in the National Healthcare Career Network (NHCN). Click Here to start your career search.
All health care facility projects should be designed and constructed to facilitate the safe delivery of care. To support this goal, an interdisciplinary team must develop a safety risk assessment (SRA).
In this webinar, moderated by ASHRM President Andrew Oppenberg, guest speaker Ellen Taylor will review the new Safety Risk Assessment in the 2014 FGI Guidelines for Design and Construction of Hospitals and Outpatient Facilities. ASHRM past-president Michelle Hoppes will present key ERM concepts, while David Sine will explain how improved decision making, the development of methodology for assessing risk and a comprehensive approach to Enterprise Risk Management affect you, your job, your facility, and most importantly, your patient’s safety. Price: $49 per site for ASHRM, ASHE and AHA personal membership group members; $69 per site for nonmembers.
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The second quarter issue of the Forum newsletter is now available and includes articles that examine the risk of human error, serious safety events, the impact of generational characteristics at work, data sanity, as well as a spotlight on ASHRM President Andy Oppenberg. Click Here to read the latest issue of the Forum newsletter.
ASHRM's Patient Safety Portal includes links to valuable tools and resources you can use all year. These resources and tools will assist your organization in eliminating preventable safety events, with the goal of ultimately reaching zero preventable serious safety events in healthcare organizations. Click Here to read the ASHRM Patient Safety Portal.
There's no longer any reason to put off updating your ASRM profile online. Our newly enhanced website allows you to register in only a few minutes, putting all of ASHRM's resources at your fingertips. After the quick registration process you will be able to access members-only areas of the website, such as ASHRM Exchange and archived
If you've always wanted to publish research, trends and new developments in the field of healthcare risk management, consider submitting a manuscript to the Journal of Healthcare Risk Management (JHRM). ASHRM’s quarterly journal focuses on insightful, peer-reviewed content that relates to patient safety, emergency preparedness, insurance, legal, leadership, and other timely healthcare risk management issues. JHRM encourages submissions of complete articles or abstracts. Click Here for submission guidelines and requirements. For more information about the Journal, Click Here.
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