Interview with the 2023 Risk Professional of the Year

June 18, 2024 at 12 PM CT
ASHRM Webinar Series
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Speakers: Tracy Melina, BS, MS, CPHRM, DFASHRM

ASHRM CE Credit: 1

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How do you ensure that leadership really listens to the problems that staff are facing? Tracy Melina, the ASHRM 2023 Health Care Risk Management Professional of the Year, has spent years developing trust and relationships between staff and leadership. Join the conversation as Tracy talks about professional growth, biases in health care and building trust in health care.

Tracy Melina has a lot to be proud of, especially after being selected as the ASHRM 2023 Health Care Risk Management Professional of the Year. But she is proudest of the relationships and trust that she has built at Nuvance Health. By leading the development of the organization's Serious Safety Event Review Team, Tracy has helped develop trust between staff and her C-Suite. Join us as Tracy talks about her journey as a health care risk professional and how you can build bridges at your organization.

Learning Objectives:

  • 1. Recognize the importance of education and professional development for risk professionals at all levels of experience.
  • 2. Develop an environment that supports the recruitment and retention of new risk professionals
  • 3. Develop trust between leadership and staff to improve health care.
  • 4. Understand the importance of equity and diversity in health care.
ASHRM CE Credits 1
CNE Credits

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Speaker Bio

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Tracy L. Melina is the Assistant Vice President of Risk Management for Nuvance Health, with over 38 years health care leadership. Currently overseeing Risk Management, she works closely with health care providers, physicians and office managers and hospital clinical and administrative staff to identify, mitigate, and provide solutions for risk management exposures.

Ms. Melina has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Administration of Justice from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, a Business Certificate from Fairleigh Dickinson University, and a Master of Science in Risk Management and Insurance from Florida State University. She is a Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management (CPHRM), has received her Distinguished Fellow of the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (DFASHRM). Ms. Melina has also been named Risk Professional of the year by American Society of Healthcare Risk Management in 2023.

Ms. Melina has comprehensive experience and knowledge in health care risk management, patient safety, regulatory compliance, health care accreditation, as well as property casualty insurance program and claims management. She is an active member of the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM) participating on the Education Committee and the State Society for NJ SHRM-NJ and NY for ASHRMNY.