Risk Management

Moving targets. Maximizing the rewards and minimizing the risks of mobile devices.

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May 04, 2010

Mobile devices are moving into healthcare with rapid speed, becoming a common health tool for both clinicians and consumers. Provider organizations face a challenge in realizing the opportunities, managing the information, and mitigating the risks.

An enterprise look at mHealth.

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Sep 21, 2012

The theme of this year's annual American Society for Healthcare Risk Management conference is Getting to Zero™: the Power of One™. The widespread use of mHealth exemplifies the power of one.

[QR-Code based patient tracking: a cost-effective option to improve patient safety].

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Feb 22, 2013

BACKGROUND: Hospitals are implementing a risk management system to avoid patient or surgery mix-ups. The trend is to use preoperative checklists. This work deals specifically with a type of patient identification, which is realized by storing patient data on a patient-fixed medium.

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