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Writing for JHRM: What, Why, and How

ASHRM On-Demand Webinar

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Non-Member: $0.00

ASHRM CE Credit: 1.0


Level: Foundational


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This webinar provides information about the Journal for Health Care Risk Management (ASHRM's award-winning publication) and what the next steps are to start writing an article for consideration in the journal.

Have you ever read a JHRM article and thought, “I could have written that”? Would you like to contribute to the professional patient safety and risk management knowledge base? Would you like to be listed in PubMed? Unsure of how to start… This webinar is for you!

Discover what you need to succeed from three published authors: the 2022 John C. West Writing Award recipient, the author of Case Law Update, and the current editor of JHRM.


  • • Describe three reasons why publishing is a valuable pursuit.
  • • Adapt strategies to improve your own writing process.
  • • Apply author guidelines to create a submission-ready manuscript.


Speakers: Susan Boisvert, Doug Wiegmann, and Chris Allman


Product Code322024OD22
ASHRM CE Credits1.0
CNE Credits0
Level - Foundational (F), Practitioner (P), Advanced (A)F
Publication Date12/12/22
Next Review7/1/24
Credit Expires7/1/25

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Speaker Bios

Susan Boisvert is a senior Patient Safety Risk Manager for The Doctors Company. Sue has extensive medical professional liability risk management experience, including providing risk assessments and consulting services for ambulatory surgery centers and physician and dental practices. Sue earned a BS in Nursing from The University of Connecticut and a Master of Health Services Administration from St. Joseph’s College. She is certified in Health Care Risk Management (CPHRM), and is a Distinguished Fellow in the American Society for Health Care Risk Management (DFASHRM).

Doug Wiegmann is a Professor and Associate Chair of Graduate Student Affairs within the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He holds a Ph.D. in Psychology (1992) from Texas Christian University and a postdoctoral master’s degree in Biomedical Science (2007) from Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. Dr. Wiegmann is an internationally renowned expert in human factors engineering and systems safety. He has authored/co-authored over 100 peer-reviewed publications, as well as a best-selling book on human factors and accident investigation. Dr. Wiegmann is a fellow of both the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) and the American Psychological Association (APA). He has received numerous accolades for his work, including several “best publication” awards. Most recently (2022), Dr. Wiegmann and his coauthors received the prestigious John C. West Writing Excellence Award for best paper, based on technical merit and practical value, published in the American Society of Health Care Risk Management’s (ASHRM) Journal of Health Care Risk Management.

Christopher Allman is a twenty-five-year risk management and compliance professional and attorney located in Michigan. Has worked for hospitals and health systems with acute care facilities and senior living communities across the U.S.

Mr. Allman has focused his career on health care risk management, general health law, including all areas of regulatory compliance on the federal and state levels, and litigation. More specifically, Mr. Allman has provided expertise in areas of strict government regulation, such as Stark, Anti-Kickback Statute, False Claims Act and HIPAA, as those matters become increasingly complex in today’s environment. Mr. Allman’s clients have included major regional medical centers, small community hospitals and individual physician offices. Mr. Allman is also a frequent lecturer to physician groups, residents, nurses and risk managers on a variety of health care topics. Mr. Allman is the author of “Case Law Update”, a column that appears in the quarterly ASHRM Journal. He has also published articles on a variety of health care topics, including health care risk management, HIPAA, licensing matters, risk management in long-term care facilities, and was a contributor to the ASHRM Health Care Claims and Litigation Playbook, and an associate editor of the ASHRM ERM Playbook.

Mr. Allman is a Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management (CPHRM), a Distinguished Fellow of the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (DFASHRM), a Past President of the Michigan Society of Healthcare Risk Management and is currently serving on the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM) Board and has served as the Chair of the Advocacy Task Force from 2012-2014, on the ASHRM Finance Committee in 2018 and 2019, and the ASHRM ERM Task Force. In addition to his current activity with the ASHRM, he is also an active member of the State Bar of Michigan – Health Law Section and the American Health Law Association. Mr. Allman graduated from Wayne State University Law School in 1996 and Hope College in 1992. 



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