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Posted on: Wed, 30 Dec 2015
Assurex Global has released a whitepaper, Health Plan Secret Weapon: Integrated Data Analytics Making Sense of Data to Make More Informed Benefit Plan Decisions. Learn what is involved in robust data analysis and...
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Healthcare, Technology
Posted on: Mon, 23 Mar 2015
Here’s a question… with all of the information accessible through the internet and other avenues, just how easy is it for one person to assume another person’s identity?  If we could ask Shawna Gunter of Severna...
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Healthcare, Physician
Posted on: Mon, 07 Jul 2014
Lost workdays in nursing homes and personal care facilities are on the rise. This sector has one of the highest rates of injury and illness...
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Healthcare, Risk Consulting
Posted on: Thu, 12 Jun 2014
Concerns over cancer risk with morcellator usage have divided the medical community...
Categories:
Healthcare, Risk Consulting
Posted on: Thu, 15 May 2014
Two recent settlements imposed by the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) draw attention to the unacceptable risk to the security of patient information rendered by unencrypted devices...
Categories:
Healthcare, Physician, Senior Care, Technology
Posted on: Wed, 30 Apr 2014
In an age when instant communication, entertainment and information have become an expectation as much as a necessity, more organizations are turning to social media to manage information during crisis situations....
Categories:
Healthcare, Higher Education, Risk Consulting, Technology
Posted on: Wed, 30 Apr 2014
One of the most challenging statements you may ever hear in your facility is, “I can’t find Mr. Smith!” Moments such as this bring feelings of terror and helplessness to healthcare providers. In addition to the...
Categories:
Healthcare
Posted on: Thu, 27 Feb 2014
According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), hospitals are one of the most hazardous places to work. In 2011, US hospitals recorded 253,700 work-related injuries and illnesses, a rate of 6...
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Healthcare
Posted on: Mon, 03 Feb 2014
In today’s high-tech world, it is natural to want to immediately capture interesting or otherwise noteworthy moments on your cell phone for future viewing or sharing.  As physicians, however, it is imperative that...
Categories:
Healthcare, Physician
Posted on: Thu, 09 Jan 2014
$30 Million Dollars…that’s the amount awarded to a Washington State woman who has lost her ability to speak after a surgical fire during her February 2012 surgery.  This 55 year-old woman was undergoing a laser-...
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Healthcare
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Prevent Surgical Fires

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