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5 Tips for Getting Started with a Healthcare Risk Management Plan
We know from experience that healthcare organizations and their providers can benefit tremendously from a robust risk management program. Sound practices can help protect patients, avoid lawsuits and improve compliance. I asked our risk management partner, Michelle Foster Earle, President of OmniSure Consulting Group, what OmniSure recommends to its clients. “Managing risk in any organization Continue Reading »
“Use as directed.” How Medication Errors Can Be Avoided.
In a recent blog post we discussed communication handoffs and gave an extreme example of how everything can go wrong. Another dangerous and potentially costly area of concern is medication errors. Here’s a scenario that illustrates how they can happen in a correctional healthcare setting and some potential solutions. Inmate Smith was a 32-year-old male Continue Reading »