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November 26, 2019

Fall Forum Recap: Innovation in Behavioral Health

The health care landscape is rapidly changing, and what was once an industry focused predominantly on individuals’ physical health has transformed to now encompass caring for the individual’s...

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April 30, 2019

Ensuring Workforce Resilience – Part 2

During this year’s Spring Forum we focused on the impact employee stress and burnout can have on an organization from a risk perspective. With today’s workforce facing mounting pressures, str...

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February 20, 2019

Ensuring Workforce Resiliency – Part 1

Many employees in today’s workforce are expected to operate in highly demanding environments and to show resilience against growing psychological burdens. Several occupations are experiencing...

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January 08, 2019

Leveraging Data in Health and Human Services

As we kick off 2019, it’s only fitting to examine how data analytics is transforming the healthcare industry and what that impact will look like moving forward. A recent report stated that he...

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December 18, 2018

Challenges Facing Behavioral Health & Human Services CFOs

While it is inevitable that CFOs at nonprofit behavioral health organizations will face many challenges in their day-to-day operations, what doesn’t have to be inevitable is facing those chal...

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July 30, 2018

Reducing the Risk of Lawsuits in Health & Human Services

For health and human services organizations, the risk of a lawsuit – and the resulting damages – is not new. But the consequences can be especially devastating for agencies that work with vul...

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March 27, 2018

The Value of Drug Carve-Outs

According to recent reporting in Reuters, U.S. spending on prescription medicine is expected to escalate to $610 billion by 2021. This startling statistic is a major concern for many of our n...

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October 25, 2017

Three Tips for Safe Patient Handling

A Bureau of Labor Statistics report revealed that across all industries, 33 of 10,000 full time workers suffered from overexertion injuries. However, this type of injury doubled when looking ...

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May 01, 2017

The Impact of Low Employee Morale on Workplace Safety in Healthcare Institutions

Are the healthcare professionals at your company happy at work? If not, what are you doing to change it? According to a recent report by The Conference Board, less than half of people in the ...

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April 07, 2017

Mitigating Risk in Healthcare Institutions

No one likes getting sued. Especially in the health and human services field, the long and tedious process can cause the prosecuting party – generally a patient or a patient’s family – and th...

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June 27, 2016

Preventing Opioid Abuse Among Health Care Professionals

Prescription opioid abuse is a serious public health concern that has affected Americans across every demographic. Drug overdose is now the leading cause of unintentional death, surpassing ca...

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December 15, 2015

Becoming Risk-Savvy: 4 Steps for a Non-Profit Risk Assessment Plan

Some of society’s most important work is performed by non-profit organizations, which is why it’s critical that these organizations take proactive steps to reduce the likelihood or severity o...

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October 14, 2014

Controlling Insurance Costs in Assisted Living Industry

Control. For most operators, owners and CFOs in long-term care facilities, it’s not a word that comes to mind when insurance is the topic. But with price increases hitting commercial insuranc...

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June 18, 2014

Legality Reality: Litigation on the Rise for LTC Industry

How to protect your organization in a plaintiff-friendly environment by Rafael Haciski, Esq., Producer We’ve all heard the late-night television commercials of the 1990s and 2000s: “Have you ...

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May 08, 2012

Managing Risk in Volunteer Programs

Volunteers are a key component to the success of many organizations, especially those in Health and Human Services. Many organizations rely on volunteers to enhance services provided by staff...