"Safe and Trusted Healthcare"
Established in 1980, the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM) is a personal membership group of the American Hospital Association (AHA) with nearly 6,000 members representing risk management, patient safety, insurance, law, finance and other related professions.
ASHRM promotes effective and innovative risk management strategies and professional leadership through education, recognition, advocacy, publications, networking and interactions with leading healthcare organizations and government agencies. ASHRM initiatives focus on developing and implementing safe and effective patient care practices, the preservation of financial resources and the maintenance of safe working environments.
ASHRM is the leader in advancing safe and trusted healthcare through enterprise risk management.
To advance patient safety, reduce uncertainty and maximize value through management of risk across the healthcare enterprise.
2014 ASHRM Election
View the results of the 2014 ASHRM Election.
ASHRM 2013-2015 Strategic Plan
Read the ASHRM 2013-2015 Strategic Plan, which includes an updated Vision and Mission, and revised Goals.
2010 marked ASHRM’s 30th anniversary. Read about ASHRM's contributions to the growth of healthcare risk management.
Strategic plan, bylaws and other governance materials
Board of Directors
Learn about this year’s Board of Directors.
View ASHRM staff and obtain their contact information.
Access frequently asked questions about ASHRM education, membership, conferences and more.
HRM Profession Overview
Thinking about healthcare risk management as a career? Get an overview of the profession.
A Brief History of ASHRM
Since 1980, healthcare risk managers have turned to ASHRM for support, information and collaboration. Read about the history and highlights of ASHRM’s existence.
How to contact ASHRM with questions or comments
2012 Annual Report
Obtain information about ASHRM's 2012 strategic and operational outcomes.