When it comes to major change in healthcare policy, it can feel like you’re being thrown off balance. Staying on top of what’s coming and learning how to prepare can be a challenge in itself, and trying to keep it all upright is undoubtedly a tricky task. In our latest e-book, William F. Jessee, MD, FACMPE, facilitates the conversation surrounding how to progress during times of change—but it’s going to take skill and patience.
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The medical science around the long-term effect of TBI on athletes is evolving. No consensus exists on the correlation between sports related concussions (SRC), sub-concussive events, the onset of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), and the manifestation of mental injuries.
These are questions every person working in the Senior Living industry has asked. Staffing has become one of the biggest challenges encountered in the senior housing industry.
This review is provided by Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., one of the world’s leading providers of risk management and insurance brokerage services. Gallagher Environmental Practice specializes in providing environmental risk management and insurance services. Our role as an industry leader is to (1) identify the potential environmental risks our clients may be facing, (2) analyze the risks in terms of potential frequency and severity, and (3) review the appropriate risk control and financing mechanisms, including environmental insurance, available to address these risks.
Prevalent issues in the multivendor 403(b) environment include a lack of vendor oversight, proprietary investment products, and pricing inefficiencies. What actions should 403(b) plan sponsors be taking to mitigate their fiduciary and legal risks?
The world of cyber risk continues to develop and expand since our May 2016 paper on Medical Device Cybersecurity. The threat of ransomware has come to the forefront as demonstrated by global attacks such as Wannacry2 and Petya. These attacks show how hackers have become more sophisticated in their ability to use malware to exploit vulnerabilities in systems, hardware and devices, as well as highlighting the vulnerabilities of devices and systems that, through their lack of patching and support, and outdated operating systems, are exposed to hacking, worms, etc., that can affect patient safety, system security and data integrity.
Every Senior Living CEO can speak to the importance of risk management and know it is a vital process that ensures a safe clinical and residential environment. Risk management is an important part in preventing and minimizing clinical risk exposures and residential risk such as medication errors, wound management, falls and wandering.
For the healthcare industry, there has never been a better time for an infusion of “new blood” to create the kind of transformational change needed for long-term organizational health. In our latest whitepaper, we explore how leaders from outside the industry are changing healthcare organizations across the country, where they’re coming from, and how your organization can prepare for what’s to come. So close your eyes, breathe in, and get ready for change. This will only cause discomfort for a moment.
It’s that time of the year again. Temperatures are rising and families are making their summer vacation plans. Since most households in the U.S. do not have a swimming pool, a hotel pool is a very sought after amenity.
This whitepaper explores the techniques used by a two hospital system to leverage their wellbeing program in partnership with admitting physicians to reduce medical costs and improve the health of employees in their community.