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Save time, accelerate patient safety improvement, and reduce risk for your patients, staff, and organization with Healthcare Risk Control (HRC).

Create a plan for improving patient and staff safety and quality—plus have the tools to make actual change—right at your fingertips 24/7.

How Does HRC Make My Job Easier?

  • Turn best practices into action plans with the patient safety, risk management, and compliance recommendations in our guidance articles
  • Evaluate your current risk management and safety processes with self-assessment questionnaires
  • Engage your leadership to support quality, safety, and compliance initiatives with ready-made talking points
  • Update or establish new policies and procedures much faster with samples you can tailor to your organization's needs
  • Get staff in line with your improvement efforts with ready-to-use, adaptable education and training tools
  • Keep up-to-date on the latest industry news, legal case notes, regulatory updates, and device problem reports, with our weekly enews
  • Address your toughest challenges or get a question answered by our in-house experts through unlimited phone or email consultation

What Does it Mean To Be an HRC Member?

See how to get the most out of your Healthcare Risk Control membership. Length: 2:41.

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Make Your Job Easier Every Day with Actionable Tools and Recommendations

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 Case Studies

 Samples from HRC

 

 

Violence in Healthcare Facilitieshttps://www.ecri.org/components/HRC/Pages/SafSec3.aspxViolence in Healthcare Facilities5/24/2017 12:00:00 AM Violence in healthcare facilities creates a multitude of risks for patients, visitors, staff, and the organization. This guidance article discusses warning signs and presents strategies for prevention of and response to violence.
Partnering for Transformation: Making a Positive Impact https://www.ecri.org/components/HRC/Pages/Proceedings2017.aspxPartnering for Transformation: Making a Positive Impact 2/27/2017 12:00:00 AM ​In its third annual meeting, The Partnership for Health IT and Patient Safety updated attendees on implementing and testing the recommendations included in the copy and paste toolkit, as well as the Partnership's new safe practice recommendations for the use of health IT in patient identification.
A Hospital Survival Story: Avoiding Medicare Terminationhttps://www.ecri.org/components/HRC/Pages/RMRep0816.aspxA Hospital Survival Story: Avoiding Medicare Termination8/26/2016 12:00:00 AMThe board chair of a California community hospital that recently faced near-termination from the Medicare program has a message for all healthcare organizations.
Managing Patient Complaints and Grievanceshttps://www.ecri.org/components/HRC/Pages/PtSup1.aspxManaging Patient Complaints and Grievances8/17/2016 12:00:00 AM Proactive management of patient complaints and grievances is important to ensure regulatory compliance and excellent customer service, as well as for using lessons learned to remediate systems problems and staff performance issues.
Partnering for Action: Applying What We’ve Learnedhttps://www.ecri.org/components/HRC/Pages/Proceedings2016.aspxPartnering for Action: Applying What We’ve Learned4/7/2016 12:00:00 AM On October 16, 2015, ECRI Institute convened a face-to-face, multi-stakeholder meeting of the Partnership for Health IT Patient Safety. "Partnering for Action Applying What We've Learned" was designed to address risks associated with health information technology (IT), to define safe practices, and to strategize on how to inform a national strategy for health IT safety.