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Save time, accelerate patient safety improvement, and reduce risk for your patients, staff, and organization with Healthcare Risk Control. HRC provides 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 patient safety, risk management, and compliance guidance and tools
  • Address your toughest challenges or get a question answered through unlimited phone or email consultation
  • Evaluate your risk and safety processes with self-assessment questionnaires
  • Update or establish policies and procedures faster with customizable samples
  • Keep up-to-date on industry news, legal cases, regulatory updates, and device problem reports in weekly enews

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.


Make Your Job Easier Every Day with Actionable Tools and Recommendations

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 Case Studies

 Samples from HRC



Violence in Healthcare Facilities 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 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 Termination 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 Grievances 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 Learned 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.

 Free Infographics

​Each of these infographics can help educate staff about an important safety issue:

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