How to Effectively Use Social Media as an Emergency Communication Tool

12/20/2018
Social media has changed the way people communicate. Is your emergency plan keeping up? Read More »

The ASC Risk Management Best Practices Checklist

7/25/2018
While ASCs have gained popularity as a convenient and cost-effective alternative to hospital admission, they have seen a gradual increase in medical professional liability claims. Is your organization prepared to identify and mitigate potential risks? Use the checklist to assess your level of preparedness. Read More »

Alternate Payment Methods: A Win-Win for Patients and Providers

9/14/2017
Do alternative payment methods benefit healthcare providers? One possible advantage is that focus on improved quality could reduce liability exposure. Read More »

Seven Ways to Protect Patient Safety During Mergers and Acquisitions

Blog - 6/21/2017
Healthcare services industry mergers and acquisitions are on the rise. Find out how organizations can help protect patient safety during these complex transitions. Read More »

Reduce Diagnostic Errors With Clinical Decision Support Systems

Blog - 6/19/2017
An overview of how clinical decision support systems can aid in diagnosis and tips to effectively implement and use a clinical decision support system. Read More »

Surgical Claims Data: Inpatient/Outpatient Comparison

Blog - 5/26/2017
Key insights into the risks of inpatient vs. outpatient surgery from Coverys claims data. Read More »

Mitigating Surgical Risks in the Outpatient Setting

Blog - 5/26/2017
Tips to mitigate surgical risks in the outpatient setting, based on Coverys claims data. Read More »

Psychiatric Boarding in the ED

Article - 5/22/2017
Psychiatric boarding is common in emergency departments. This article provides strategies to reduce the risks of psychiatric and improve care for psychiatric patients in the emergency department. Read More »

Preventing Infection in the Outpatient Setting

Article - 5/22/2017
Many services traditionally provided in acute care and inpatient settings have moved to outpatient settings, such as surgery centers and physician offices. This article provides insight into what healthcare providers can do to prevent infection and improve patient safety in the outpatient setting. Read More »

Tips to Reduce Communication-Related Errors in Healthcare

Blog - 5/15/2017
Communication failures in healthcare―particularly in large hospitals or medical centers―are often inadequately addressed. This article outlines five things you can do to reduce communication-related errors. Read More »

Welcome to the Coverys Insights Blog

Blog - 2/8/2017
Coverys' experts provide insight on patient safety, medical malpractice claims, medical professional liability insurance, and more. Read More »

Patient Engagement: Challenges & Strategies

Article - 1/5/2017
Tips to help physicians and healthcare providers understand the challenges of patient engagement and strategies to improve engagement. Read More »

Alternatives to Manually Lifting Patients

Article - 10/24/2016
An actual case study is used to address the dilemma of whether to manually lift a patient or opt for an “immobilizing” full lift. Read More »

Employee Engagement Improves Safety

Article - 10/10/2016
Recent studies confirm engaged employees are five times less likely to have a safety incident and seven times less likely to have a lost time incident. Learn more about these findings and the importance of employee engagement. Read More »

Safe Patient Mobility in Outpatient Care

Article - 9/26/2016
Overexertion from repeated lifting and assisting patients can result in costly and lasting injuries for healthcare workers. Find out how to prevent injuries in ambulatory care and other outpatient settings. Read More »
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