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HRMR Annual 2016-17

Annual 2016 | HEALTHCARE RISK MANAGEMENT REVIEW | 3 HEALTHCARE RISK MANAGEMENT REVIEW is published by: Newton Media Limited Kingfisher House 21-23 Elmfield Road BR1 1LT United Kingdom www.hrmronline.com Director and Publisher Nicholas Lipinski Associate Publisher Robin Johnson Telephone: +44 203 301 8202 Email: rjohnson@newtonmedia.co.uk Managing Editor Wyn Jenkins Email: wjenkins@newtonmedia.co.uk Editor Jenny White Email: jwhite@newtonmedia.co.uk Sub-editor Ros Bromwich Production and design Fisherman Creative ©Newton Media Limited 2016. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electrical, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise without the prior written permission of the publisher. The views expressed in Healthcare Risk Management Review are not necessarily those shared by the publisher, Newton Media Limited. Wishing to reflect the true nature of the market, the editor has included articles from a number of sources, and the views expressed are those of the individual contributors. No responsibility or liability is accepted by Newton Media Limited for any loss to any person, legal or physical, as a result of any statement, fact or figure contained in Healthcare Risk Management Review. This publication is not a substitute for advice on a specific transaction. The publication of advertisements does not represent endorsement by the publisher. ISSN 2051-2767 Cover Image: Jirsak / Shutterstock.com AN EVOLVING PROFESSION Welcome to the annual edition of Healthcare Risk Management Review. This year we’re taking stock of the key changes facing healthcare risk managers and senior management as they continue to respond to challenges such as healthcare reform, patient safety initiatives and the drive towards transparency and disclosure. Our keynote interview is with ASHRM’s 2017 president, Mike Midgley, who during a ���������� �������������� ������ �������� ���������� ���� �� ���������������������� ���������� ���������������������� �������� �������������������� ���� ������������ ���������������� �������� healthcare providers who embrace transparency and full disclosure when faced with serious safety events. He outlines how ASHRM is keeping pace with the changing demands of a career in healthcare risk management and addresses the importance of networking, both face to face and online, in order to progress your career. Also looking to the future is Terry Puchley of PwC, who on pages 23-25 describes how to turn risk into opportunity in the new health economy; and on pages 9-12, Wesly Guiteau, executive associate of Dubraski & Associates, explores the challenges posed by the new healthcare delivery model and how healthcare providers can address the accompanying ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������ �������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Patrick Kulesa, global director of employee survey research at Willis Towers Watson, explores the way in which top management are viewed by their employees and examines the lessons that can be learnt from this, while Dan Cohen of Datix outlines how to get the most out of patient safety investigations. The ever-present issue of patient safety is also addressed by Kathleen Shostek of Sedgwick, who explores the risk management and patient safety implications of overlapping and concurrent procedures, and Nick Lashutka, president of Children’s Hospital Solutions for Patient Safety (SPS), who outlines how this inspiring organization works to improve patient safety. We hope that this bumper issue of HRMR will give you food for thought throughout 2017 and help you get most out of your career, turning the diverse challenges facing the profession to your advantage. Jenny White, editor


HRMR Annual 2016-17
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