Monthly Archives: Oct 2015

Don’t Become an OSHA Statistic

The National Safety Council recently announced OSHA’s top 10 violations for the fiscal year of 2015–highlighting how tracking data plays a critical role in both encouraging compliance and improving workplace safety. “In injury prevention, we go where the data tell us to go,” said Deborah A.P. Hersman, National Safety Council President and CEO, in a news release. “The OSHA top 10 list is a roadmap that identifies the hazards you want to avoid on the journey to safety excellence.”

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Unexpected benefits of using a modern RMIS for values collection

When it comes time to renew your insurance policies, everyone knows how extremely time consuming it can be to collect asset value information.  Tracking asset values manually with spreadsheets or other means presents tremendous challenges when it comes to capturing any and all relevant data with accuracy and in a standard format.

As a result, many companies and institutions—like Auburn University in Auburn, Ala.—rely on Risk Management Information Systems (RMIS) and automated workflows to streamline this critical function.

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Three ways healthcare organizations can streamline workflow with RMIS

Higher price tags on healthcare professional liability claims have healthcare organizations searching for ways to prevent such claims or reduce costs when litigation does arise.

When healthcare organizations successfully capture and track incident data, and ensure incidents don’t slip through the cracks, they are more likely to be in a position to prevent future similar claims by identifying trends and taking corrective action, as well as defend themselves more successfully should litigation proceedings occur.

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Engaging Stakeholders When Buying Risk Management Software

Since advanced risk management and insurance software is supposed to offer a holistic view of risk and insurance across an entire organization, it only makes sense that individuals and departments throughout your company weigh in on the systems you’re considering and how to customize them to accommodate your business’ unique operations. The purchase process will likely go smoother if you understand who to engage and why.

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