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Patty Hughes to Participate on Panel at PLUS Medical

Conference

Patty Hughes, Senior Vice President, Risk Management, will participate on a panel titled, "Bitter Pill to Swallow: The Painful Liability Exposures Presented by Opioids."

Opioid use is a national crisis in the US with multidimensional implications for healthcare providers, employers, law enforcement, patients and families. A $17.6 million dollar verdict against a physician and his employer spelled out how expensive this emerging exposure is becoming. Explore the issues involved and solutions needed to be better equipped to address this ominous trend in medical professional liability.

Patty Hughes Speaking at Local ASHRM Chapter Event

Conference

Senior Vice President and Risk Manager Patty Hughes is participating on a panel titled, "Risk Managing Midwifery Practices," at the New England Regional Healthcare Risk Management Conference.

The practice of Midwifery is thousands of years old and still evolving. In the U.S. there are Licensed Midwives, Certified Nurse Midwives, Certified Midwives, Certified Professional Midwives, Direct Entry Midwives and Traditional Midwives. According to the Midwives Alliance of North America, slightly more than 10% of births in the U.S. are attended by midwives. Midwives may practice in private homes, clinics, birth centers, and hospitals, and in addition to maternity care they provide primary women’s health care.

 

 

Sarah Logue and Linda McSmith Speaking at ASCA 2017

Conference

Sarah Logue, Senior Vice President and Medical Facilities Division Leader, and Linda McSmith, Assistant Vice President, Risk Management, are speaking at the ASCA 2017 conference in Washington D.C. on May 4.

The session titled, "Protect Your ASC by Evaluating Its Insurance Coverages," looks at keeping an ASC’s assets protected by using key strategies for evaluating its current insurance coverage, entering into the next insurance renewal season and planning for the future. Each insurance policy or coverage option that is signed offers a unique opportunity to protect a facility’s assets. Reconsider the way risks are looked at and treated in an ASC.