Risk Management and Risk Analysis, Best Practices and Trainings

Risk management is at the heart of a healthcare provider or healthcare system. Risk can arise from any source and can affect the organization in a number of ways. The importance of risk management in healthcare can be gauged from the fact that many healthcare organizations have risk managers or risk management departments for ensuring risk management. Risk management involves having to take steps to assess, manage and mitigate risks from all sources.

HIPAA's Contingency Planning guidelines

HIPAA has guidelines for meeting what should perhaps be the most important business requirement for healthcare organizations -contingency planning. These are aimed at helping healthcare organizations meet the core HIPAA requirement of ensuring integrity, security and privacy of Protected Healthcare Information (PHI). more...


Security Risk Analysis myths

Security risk analysis offers scope for many kinds of confusion with regard to its understanding and implementation. Demystifying popular security risk analysis myths is the way. The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT has sought to help professionals do this. more...


Designing a Risk Management Toolbox Requires Ingenuity

Absolutely any business, be it oil exploration or aviation, or healthcare or textile, comes with an element of risk, big or small. Risk is the probability of harm to a business or any or all of its processes. Risk is inherent in each and every activity a business undertakes. A risk can affect the time, cost, reputation, or cause market value to crash. The risk in some sectors such as healthcare could go all the way up to death of the patient. more...


How to handle Risk Management

Risk management is a truly broad topic. There are risks involved in each of our activities. There are risks in the smallest of the tasks we perform in our daily lives to the most complex ones. Whether in the context of a family or just a simple outing or in very impactful decision-making concerning organizations or nations; risk is inherent into every human endeavor. more...