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Posted on: Tue, 23 Aug 2016
When was the last time your institution had an independent third party review or your retirement plan?  Part of a plan sponsor's fiduciary responsibility is to have the retirement plan reviewed regularly (every 2-3...
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Posted on: Mon, 22 Aug 2016
This recent article from Healthcare Dive could act as a great framework for the patient safety portion of a hospital ERM plan.  RCM&D's Healthcare Practice risk consultants work with some of the largest health...
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Posted on: Thu, 18 Aug 2016
In 2015, a record-setting total of nine mega-breaches—those compromising more than 10 million records—were reported, according to Symantec’s 2016 Internet Security Threat Report. But it would be a mistake to think...
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Posted on: Wed, 17 Aug 2016
A new study has shown that 48% of employer health plans now offer coverage for telehealth services.
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Posted on: Tue, 16 Aug 2016
In the cases described in a recent Healthcare Dive article, it wasn't nefarious overseas hackers that hit these medical universities' bottom lines for millions of dollars; it was human error which actually accounts...
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Posted on: Mon, 15 Aug 2016
Every parent of a college student understands the degree to which their child seems tethered to their smart phone and other connected technology.  The common condition of being too connected has been termed “...
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Posted on: Mon, 08 Aug 2016
As a result of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) recently published rule on Electronic Reporting of OSHA Records, there is a renewed emphasis on workers’ rights to report workplace inj
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Posted on: Fri, 05 Aug 2016
Plumbing leaks can cause serious water damage to a home.  When a leak goes undetected for a long period of time, a home can face structural damage and mold growth. Fortunately, there are leak detection systems that...
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Posted on: Mon, 01 Aug 2016
A recent survey from Inside Higher Ed found that a majority of college business officials believe that higher education is in financial crisis and that institutions need to be more cost-conscious about academic...
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Posted on: Mon, 01 Aug 2016
Anyone who has experienced a flash flood while driving will explain it is hard to know what to do to avoid a complete disaster.   Flash floods can occur with very little advance warning, often the result of intense...
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