Fundamentals of Cyber Risk Management

May 5, 2017By Cindy SawyerArticles

Cyber risk is increasing. Criminals armed with a computer, a network connection, and malicious intent are increasingly targeting small and medium-sized businesses, from retail to healthcare and array of other professions. More than 85% of cyber attacks are thought to be brought against small businesses, but fewer than one such firm in five believes that … Read More

What Do You Think When You Hear the Word ‘Quality’?

March 1, 2017By Cindy SawyerArticles

What do you think when you hear the word ‘quality’? A restaurant with great food and price, a shiny new car with all the bells and whistles, new clothes that look and feel great for the price you paid, or…. your last healthcare experience!! Most of us don’t necessarily think ‘quality’ when asked about our … Read More

Do You Have the Right Partner to Build Patient Safety

February 9, 2017By Cindy SawyerArticles

As healthcare continues to move to a value-based system, risk management becomes more critical.  Risk management processes must continue to evolve from the essential elements of clinical care to the broader spectrum of risk financing, regulatory and general business outlook to facilitate patient safety.  Building a culture centered around patient safety incorporates all of these … Read More

3 Key Steps for Successful Risk Management

January 25, 2017By Cindy SawyerArticles

Every time a patient enters your care or someone crosses your threshold, they bring risk with them. How much risk you expect and are willing to take versus events that occur can vary greatly and is often a convoluted process for healthcare entities.  Moving from reactive to proactive, and ultimately preventive mode begins with creating … Read More