Risk Avoidance through Safe Patient Mobility

Wednesday, July 25
1 - 2 p.m. (CT) 2 - 3 p.m. (ET) Noon - 1 p.m. (MT) 11 a.m. - Noon (PT)


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Patient mobility in a health system affects a multitude of risks, events and costs.  Many Healthcare Risk Management professionals are implementing Safe Patient Mobility programs as a comprehensive risk avoidance strategy that can reduce staff injuries, modified duty costs, and increase patient outcomes. Join us to discover how others are succeeding in this effort.

  • Describe the history of Safe Patient Mobility in the context of Risk Management.
  • Discuss the impacts and barriers of Safe Patient Mobility.
  • Discuss Risk Management's role in creating cultural change.  

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Guest Speakers

Linda Foy, CPHRMLinda Foy, CPHRM
Assistant Vice President, Enterprise Risk Management
Catholic Health Services of Long Island

  • Bio
    Linda Foy is the Assistant Vice President, Enterprise Risk Management, for Catholic Health Services of Long Island (CHSLI). CHSLI is a long island based health system with 6 acute care hospitals, 3 long term care facilities, hospice, homecare and a large social services agency employing over 17,500 individuals. Ms. Foy brings a wealth of health care risk management experience to her role at CHSLI. She has over 30 years of healthcare and professional liability carrier experience and has achieved the CPHRM designation. Her responsibilities include implementation of an enterprise risk management framework across the system, workforce safety including the implementation of a safe patient handling program, implementation of an employed physician insurance program, claims management, oversight of a captive insurance company, workers’ compensation cost reduction and the selection of all lines of insurance (HPL, GL, WC, Property, Crime, D&O, Cyber). Linda is a Board Member of the Association of Healthcare Risk Management of NY (AHRMNY), where she co-chairs the Publication Committee, and a member of the American Society of Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM).


Andrew Hepburn, CRMAndrew Hepburn, CRM
National Diligent Director

  • Bio
    Andrew Hepburn is the National Diligent Director at Arjo. Andy has been a pioneer within Safe Patient Handling and Mobility for the past two decades and is best known for founding Diligent Consulting, a clinical program that guarantees reductions in patient handling injuries. He is currently working to manage the sales growth and strategic development of Diligent nationally for Arjo. Andy developed Diligent as a separate brand and sales program in 2001, recognizing the need to offer more process improvement and outcomes than simply suppling equipment. Diligent’s continued success can be directly associated with the executive level approach focused on client outcomes through consulting services and mobility metrics. Andy recently celebrated his 26th anniversary with Arjo.


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All cancellation must be made in writing 10 business days before the webinar to ASHRM@aha.org. Payment to join or renew ASHRM membership is nonrefundable and nontransferable.