Blog Posts

Posted on: Mon, 29 Aug 2016
Article summary and link are below.  RCM&D has staked a claim at the forefront of Telehealth by assisting many of our clients in evaluating and implementing the technology for immediate increases in quality of...
Posted on: Wed, 24 Aug 2016
This month, the Food and Drug Administration and the Office for Human Research Protections issued a joint draft guidance titled Institutional Review Board (IRB) Written Procedures: Guidance for Institutions and...
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...
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...
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...
Posted on: Wed, 17 Aug 2016
A new study has shown that 48% of employer health plans now offer coverage for telehealth services.
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...
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 “...
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
Risk Consulting
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...