Search Tag: Risk Management

IT Management

Do you do these 7 things to get C-suite behind cyber-security?

2019 30 May

As the healthcare C-suite reshuffles its priorities and the responsibilities of its members, technology chiefs in a healthcare organisation can have a hard time getting their voice heard.   While the role of the CIO and CISO continues to take a more central position in decision-making, there can still sometimes be gaps in understanding... Read more

Executive Health Management

Fighting cyber threats with a global community

2019 22 May

Denise Anderson, President of the Health Information Sharing and Analysis Center (H-ISAC), spoke to HealthManagement.org about this growing global organisation’s aim to fight cyber threats through cooperation among healthcare stakeholders.     H-ISAC aims to foster trust and cooperation amongst members with the objective of achieving... Read more

IMAGING Management

Radiologists risks in communicating unexpected findings

2019 23 Apr

For all it's value and pivotal role in furthering health, medicine and innovation, information technology (IT) has created a very significant caveat: risk in communicating unexpected findings. A report published in JACR explains how failure to communicate is one of the greatest problems facing radiologists today. Courts have consistently found that... Read more

Executive Health Management

Does face-to-face communication always work best?

2018 23 Nov

Mobile phones (including SMS), email, instant messaging apps, and social media platforms all provide us an easy way to communicate with co-workers and other people. While technology is associated with communication efficiency, the question is "Are we able to communicate effectively?" Especially for hospital and health system leaders, there are certain... Read more

Executive Health Management

27th AHA Leadership Summit

2019 25 Jul

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Health Management

Quality and safety: the role of the board

2018 20 Feb

A new framework for active involvement A new framework from Health Service Executive supports hospitals in aim to improve care quality and safety. As hospitals try to drive rapid improvement, boards have an opportunity and a responsibility to make better quality of care the organisation’s top priority. This critical partnership between... Read more

IT Management

Medical device risk management

2017 12 Sep

These days the use of many medical devices requires them to connect or interact with other devices or IT systems. That's why the U.S. Food and Drug Administration wants device manufacturers to make safe connectivity a central part of their design process. Manufacturers need to provide a "reasonable assurance of safety and effectiveness" for their interoperable... Read more

IT Management

2017 31 Jul

What would you remove from current business training and education, what would you replace it with and why?   I would replace the outdated leadership and ethics courses with a cybersecurity and ethical leadership course, which would reframe the business world and provide the definitions for the new normality. Risk management education would... Read more

IT Management

Risk Management: Cybersecurity

2017 04 Jul

A cyberattack does not occur spontaneously for it requires some planning and preparation. These attacks make use of a variety of techniques, including methods of social engineering, and they are prepared stealthily and a long time in advance, says IT security expert Stefan Rass, associate professor at the Institute for Applied Informatics (InfAI),... Read more

Executive Health Management

Healthcare's Risk Management Challenges

2017 14 Jun

With the fate of the Affordable Care Act and its replacement bill (American Health Care Act) hanging in the balance, this poses a risk to hospitals and other healthcare organisations. "It’s hard to plan around unknowns and the future of both laws is presently uncertain. The risk is that large areas of reimbursement will change and regardless of how... Read more