Risk Management 1508 - Healthcare Risk Management - Aug 01, 2011

Target Audience:

This activity is intended for health care risk managers, lawyers, and other managers responsible for reducing liability and improving safety in the health care setting.


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Credit Designation:

This activity has been approved for 1.25 nursing contact hours using a 50-minute contact hour.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # 14749, for 1.25 Contact Hours.

Nurses licensed in California should retain this credit letter for four years.


Greg Freeman

Executive Editor
Joy Daughtery Dickinson

Nurse Planner
Maureen Archambault, RN, CHRM, MBA
Senior Vice President
Healthcare Practice Leader
Marsh Risk and Insurance Services
Los Angeles


  • Risk managers/compliance officers: Is it possible for us to get along?
  • Turf wars can create liability for hospitals
  • Working well together is good for your career
  • Joplin tornado shows EHR value in disaster
  • Wireless, laptops can work after disaster
  • Remote access, backup key for disaster recovery
  • Quick data recovery as standard of care
  • Wrong-site surgery still happens 40x/week
  • Fetal distress a common OB claim
  • Data: OB payment is twice the average
  • Early warning system promotes OB safety


  • Describe legal, clinical, financial, and managerial issues pertinent to risk management in health care
  • Explain how these issues affect nurses, doctors, legal counsel, management, and patients
  • Identify solutions, including programs used by government agencies and other hospitals, for hospital personnel to use in overcoming risk management challenges they encounter in daily practice

Financial Disclosure:

Author Greg Freeman, Executive Editor Joy Daughtery Dickinson, and Nurse Planner Maureen Archambault report no consultant, stockholder, speaker’s bureau, research, or other financial relationships with companies having ties to this field of study.

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