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ASHRM Health Care Risk Management Professional of the Year Award Presented to Rebecca Cady

October 17, 2018


ASHRM Health Care Risk Management Professional of the Year
Rebecca Cady, BSN, CPHRM, DFASHRM
Vice President, Chief Risk Officer
Children’s National Health System Washington D.C.

Rebecca Cady, the 2018 recipient of the ASHRM Health Care Risk Management Professional of the Year Award, is deeply committed to the advancement of the risk management community and has shown outstanding innovation when confronted with challenges in the field. Recently, she directed the implementation of a process for reporting safety incidents via a mobile app. The app allowed front line staff to efficiently and instantaneously provide feedback about unsafe conditions. As a result of the program, incident reporting at her facility went up 33 percent. The ASHRM Health Care Risk Management Professional of the Year Award recognizes an ASHRM member for outstanding individual service to the field of health care risk management. This award goes to a member who has proven to be an effective collaborator and an inspiring leader.