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Jan. 27 Webinar: An Introduction to Design Thinking for Risk Managers
January 12, 2016
ASHRM is partnering with the Risk Authority Stanford to introduce risk managers to the concept of Design Thinking. This model for innovation and problem-solving, now taught in America’s top MBA programs, complements traditional approaches to risk mitigation. Design thinking will help you uncover unmet needs and create targeted solutions that will have a sustainable, measurable impact.
This webinar will draw from experiences applying the Design Thinking approach at Stanford Medicine. The presenter will reveal how this approach can be used at each stage of the risk management cycle to enhance improvement work.
Register for this webinar and learn the principles and methodologies of Design Thinking and how it can be applied to some of the thorniest risk management challenges facing patients and clinicians.
ASHRM Members $99 $49
Simon Mawer, LLB, GCLP
Assistant Vice President, Risk Strategy & Design
The Risk Authority Stanford
Simon is a decision analyst and design thinker, and serves as Assistant Vice President of Risk Strategy and Design for The Risk Authority Stanford. Simon also practiced as a Solicitor in personal injury and commercial litigation in Australia and Europe.
Simon is project lead for the Innovence Lab at The Risk Authority Stanford, a hub for supporting and spurring innovation in patient safety, quality and risk management serving the Stanford University medical system. Through major projects and convenings, such as the 2015 Stanford Medicine X Patient Safety Design Challenge, Simon leads and consults with teams of physicians, nurses and patients from across Stanford and beyond in using Design Thinking to inspire, generate and implement solutions, working towards zero preventable harm and perfect clinical outcomes.
Simon received his law degree from the University of Technology, Sydney, is admitted as a lawyer to the Supreme Court of New South Wales, and holds a Certificate in Strategic Decisions and Risk Management from Stanford University.