Risk Consulting

Medical Malpractice & Patient Safety Services

Protecting Your Patients, Physicians, and Hospitals

Our medical malpractice and patient safety services are based on the following fundamental beliefs:

We believe:

IN BUILDING A RISK MANAGEMENT INFRASTRUCTURE that addresses site specific causative factors of accidents as well as accidents waiting to happen (latent errors).

IN EFFECTIVE AND COORDINATED HEALTHCARE SYSTEM LOSS CONTROL PROCESSES that work together to achieve measurable risk management results

IN INFORMATION RICH RIMS SYSTEMS that provide actionable data for making risk management decisions.

Core Medical Malpractice and Patient Safety Services

  • Program Design and Integration
    Conducting detailed analysis and evaluation of current risk management structure, including risk micro-systems and recommending organization specific infrastructure to increase effectiveness, efficiency, and strengthen collaborative opportunities
  • Malpractice Diagnostic
    Conducting in-depth analysis of claims data that includes, identifying and trending key factors contributing to the claims experience, and developing strategies aimed at reducing claims, and claims associated expenses
  • Early Warning Systems
    Reviewing and evaluating existing event identification and communication methods, systems and processes, while utilizing in-depth coding taxonomies to understand the causative factors of events and to forecast emerging risks
  • Loss Prevention Strategies
    Developing short and long-term programs and strategies for mitigation of risks and losses utilizing the CRICO/RMF Model Methodology (Harvard) and applying spread methodologies to maximize loss programs and achieve measurable results

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Elaine Ziemba

Elaine Ziemba, MHA, JD

Elaine holds more than 25 years of healthcare operational and risk management experience. Elaine currently serves as the director of risk management for Stanford University Medical Center. MORE »

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