Risk Management

Aug 20, 2020
Cyber risk should be evaluated in terms of potential risk to patient care and safety. Security and privacy of patient data is very important but not above patient safety.
Aug 7, 2020
Trusted insiders, both witting and unwitting, can cause grave harm to your organizations facilities, resources, information, and personnel. Insider incidents account for billions of dollars annually in “actual” and “potential” damages and lost revenue related to data breaches, trade secret theft,…
Aug 3, 2020
The FBI today alerted the private sector to a sophisticated and aggressive nation-state campaign targeting known critical and common vulnerabilities in virtual private networks, initially reported by the government last year.
Jul 7, 2020
Ransomware attacks on hospitals are not white collar crimes, they are threat-to-life crimes because they directly threaten a hospital’s ability to provide patient care, which puts patient safety at risk. That development was reinforced during the early days of the COVID-19 outbreak, when phishing…
Jun 16, 2020
COVID-19 has taken a catastrophic financial toll on health care providers, with an estimated $202.6 billion loss between March and June for hospitals alone. This precipitated a sectorwide downgrade by Moody’s and FitchRatings from stable to negative. Innovation within this context may mean more…
Jun 1, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued a proposed rule amending the Department of Health and Human Services’ Risk Adjustment Data Validation (HHS-RADV) program.
Aug 26, 2019
The new USP Monograph and Risk Readiness Checklist Bundle developed by American Society for Health Care Engineering and the American Society for Health Care Risk Management discusses the physical environment provisions of USP and is primarily intended for the use of health care facility managers…
May 30, 2019
In this members-only white paper by the AHA Center for Health Innovation, John Riggi, senior adviser for cybersecurity and risk at the AHA, and Edward You, supervisory special agent for weapons of mass destruction at the FBI, outline growing concern among the FBI, Congress and some health care…
Jan 24, 2019
The Food and Drug Administration today released draft guidance for assessing risk evaluation and mitigation strategies.