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ASHRM to Celebrate Healthcare Risk Management (HRM) Week 2017 on June 19-23

April 06, 2017

Contact: Virginia Petrancosta                                                                             For Immediate Release
Phone: (312) 422-3000


ASHRM to Celebrate Healthcare Risk Management (HRM) Week 2017 on June 19-23

 Chicago – The American Society for Healthcare Risk Management is celebrating Healthcare Risk Management Week 2017 presented by The Risk Authority Stanford June 19-23.

The theme of ASHRM’s HRM Week 2017 is Leading Innovation in Risk Management. This theme celebrates the unique contributions that health care risk management professionals provide to hospitals and health systems across the country. These innovations are vital in the pursuit of advancing patient safety, reducing uncertainty and maximizing value.

Participants can help raise awareness of risk management and patient safety issues by downloading the HRM Week Toolkit. This free resource includes template press releases, talking points, information about the profession and more.

Risk management and other health care professionals also are encouraged to participate in this event by taking the HRM Week Quiz. This online quiz was developed as an educational tool to help participants reinforce the concepts of health care risk management, patient safety and root cause analysis.

To participate in HRM Week 2017, visit

 About the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM)

The American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM) is a personal membership group of the American Hospital Association (AHA) representing enterprise risk management, clinical, insurance, legal, patient safety and other related interests. ASHRM promotes effective and innovative risk management strategies and professional leadership through education, 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. For more information:

About The Risk Authority Stanford (TRA Stanford)

TRA Stanford is a healthcare risk management consulting firm dedicated to transforming its clients’ risk management practices with cutting-edge solutions, unrivaled expertise and quantifiable results. TRA Stanford’s origins are rooted within the Stanford University Medical Network, and it continues to provide all risk management services to the institution and its two captive insurance companies. TRA Stanford is an industry leader in the development and implementation of solutions across all dimensions of risk management, including clinical risk management and patient safety, enterprise risk management, risk financing, claims and litigation and workplace safety. For more information, visit