Healthcare reform creates new challenges and opportunities for healthcare organizations. Staying on top of moving deadlines, new regulations, changes and modifications to laws so you can focus on taking care of your patients is a challenge in many organizations.

“Change itself is the biggest challenge most healthcare organizations currently face, and at times it approaches chaos levels,” says Cora Butler, CEO and Founder of HealthCore Values,in a recent article by PreCheck, Inc.

June 15-19 is National Healthcare Risk Management Week, making now a great time to look at the role of risk managers in safeguarding patient care.

Healthcare Risk Management: Safeguarding Patient Care provides tips for addressing risk across the entire organization and changes risk managers can make to their risk mitigation approach.

Some of those tips include:

  • Increasing collaboration;
  • Taking advantage of outsourcing opportunities; and
  • Educating other employees to think like risk managers.

Read the full article here.