Boston, MA - November 11, 2014
BSN, MHSA, CPHRM, FASHRM.
Susan Boisvert, a senior risk management consultant for Coverys, is one of the most recent recipients of the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management’s (ASHRM) Fellowship Award. This prestigious award recognizes outstanding individual achievement and professional excellence in the healthcare risk management profession.
To be eligible for the award, applicants must meet criteria in areas of academic and professional designations, continuing education, employment experience and contributions to the field of healthcare risk management through leadership, lecturing and publishing. All potential recipients for the fellowship position undergo a thorough review by the ASHRM board of directors.
“This award is a testament to Susan’s dedication and hard work in healthcare risk management,” said Tara Gibson, vice president of risk management at Coverys. “Her industry leadership and contributions to the field of clinical risk management make her the ideal choice for this well-deserved honor. We are proud to have her as a member of the Coverys team to share her skills and knowledge with our policyholders and clients.”
Before joining Coverys, Boisvert gained extensive knowledge of the healthcare risk management field through more than thirty years of experience in direct patient care, clinical leadership and risk management. She is a registered nurse and currently serves on the Journal of Healthcare Risk Management editorial review board and the ASHRM Advocacy Task Force. She is president elect of the Northern New England Society for Healthcare Risk Management and a past recipient of the Polly Gagnon Distinguished Member award. Boisvert also contributes extensively to publications in the healthcare risk management field, and presents at regional and national risk management conferences.
ASHRM is the nation’s leading professional society for healthcare risk management professionals and those responsible for the process of making and carrying out decisions that promote quality of care and patient safety, maintain a safe environment, and preserve human and financial resources in healthcare organizations. With more than 5,800 members worldwide, ASHRM is a personal membership group of the American Hospital Association, providing educational tools and networking opportunities to enable healthcare risk management professionals to make vital contributions to their organizations. Through its collaborations with leading healthcare organizations as well as key government agencies, ASHRM represents the important voice of healthcare risk management professionals who are responsible for creating and maintaining patient safe environments within healthcare organizations.
For more information of ASHRM, please visit their web site at http://www.ashrm.org or call directly at (312) 422- 3980.
Coverys is an innovative medical professional liability insurance provider dedicated to helping its policyholders and clients anticipate, identify and manage risk to reduce errors, eliminate inefficiency and improve outcomes. As one of the largest medical professional liability insurance providers in the country, Coverys is responsible for insuring over 25,000 physicians, dentists, and allied health care providers, as well as more than 500 hospitals, health centers and clinics from coast to coast. Coverys has consistently been recognized as one of the top performing insurance companies in the country having been included in the Ward’s 50 for the past five years. In addition to its insurance products and service delivery to the health care industry, it also has established the Coverys Community Healthcare Foundation to support endeavors that focus on the improvement of patient safety as well as healthcare programs to reduce childhood obesity.
For more information, visit Coverys at www.coverys.com