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Risk Management and Patient Safety


Recent Articles

Feb 12, 2018
Safe Handling of Medical Gas Cylinders
Ernest E. Allen, ARM, CHFM, Patient Safety Risk Manager II, The Doctors Company.
These recommendations can help healthcare facilities handle compressed medical gas cylinders safely and stay in compliance with standards.

Feb 01, 2018
Rx for Patient Safety: Ask Me 3
Victoria H. Rollins, MHA, RN, Director, Patient Safety Programs.
The Ask Me 3 program is a time-efficient, effective tool that encourages patients to participate in their healthcare by asking questions.

Jan 24, 2018
Avoid Being Put on the RAC: Be Prepared for a Recovery Audit Contractor Audit
Kathleen Stillwell, MPA, RN, Senior Patient Safety Risk Manager, The Doctors Company.
Any medical practice submitting claims to a government program may contend with a Recovery Audit Contractor.

Jan 24, 2018
You’ve Been Served: Lawsuit Survival Tips for Physicians
Douglas McCullough, Esq., Assistant Vice President, Claims
Although it’s a reality that the majority of physicians will face a malpractice claim, few are prepared when served with a lawsuit.

Jan 12, 2018
Medical Gas System Safety
Ernest E. Allen, CSP, CHFM, Patient Safety Risk Manager II, The Doctors Company.
Patient injuries and deaths have occurred as a result of incidents involving medical gas systems.

Dec 19, 2017
Risks in Electronic Dental Records
Donald Wood, CRNA, CPHRM, Patient Safety Risk Manager II
System and user errors result in many EHR-related dental claims.

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