Healthcare Risk Control

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Comprehensive risk management & patient safety resources including evidence-based healthcare tools, analyses, and strategies to help you do your job and save you time.

Address your top challenges like those in our annual Top 10 Patient Safety Concerns. Learn more in our video about some of the topics covered in the Top 10.


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What's New with HRC 

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Learn how Healthcare Risk Control can help you and your organization meet your goals. Call: (610) 825-6000, ext. 5891 or e-mail:

 What you get as a member

​Evidence-based tools, analyses, and strategies in the HRC website include:

  • Self-assessment questionnaires to help you evaluate current risk management and resident safety processes
  • In-depth guidance articles with patient safety/risk management recommendations; many include sample policies and procedures
  • Ready-to-use education and training tools to get staff in line with your improvement efforts
  • Sample policies and procedures to tailor to your needs
  • Bimonthly newsletter with the latest industry news, legal case notes, device problem reports, and literature abstracts
  • Personalized consultation through telephone, e-mail, or fax. Call on our in-house experts in patient safety and risk management for help with your toughest challenges.

See video guides to HRC resources.

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


 This Membership

Healthcare Risk, Quality, & Safety Guidance
Also known as: Healthcare Risk Control (HRC)
Risk Management News
Also known as: HRC Alerts

 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.