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ASHRM Annual Conference & Exhibition Coverage

Posted On: Oct. 8, 2012 12:00 AM CST

Stories from the ASHRM

Annual Conference & Exhibition

Risk managers need leadership skills for a multigenerational workforce

Risk managers cannot avoid dealing with a multigenerational workforce, with each generation approaching work and life in a different way.....More

Medical malpractice rates expected to rise as health care providers keep consolidating

While macroeconomic conditions reduced consumer health care utilization and state-level tort reforms have held earned rates and direct written premium pricing for medical professional liability coverage at year-over-year decreases between 0% and 5%, those trends could be on the verge of reversing themselves.....More

Health care reform law's fate unclear no matter who wins presidential election

Regardless of who wins the presidential election in November, or whether the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is fully implemented or systematically dismantled, keynote speakers at the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management's 2012 conference....More

Monday's News

? Healthcare risk managers need to be assertive and prove their value

? Improving health center safety requires high-level support and employee participation

? Joplin hospital officials highlight disaster-response successes, lessons learned after twister

Tuesday's News

? Johns Hopkins shooting spurs improvements to hospital's workplace violence response program

? Health care providers exposed to broader executive liability risks

? Medical malpractice claim severity and frequency growing, according to new study

GALLERY: Tornado damage at Joplin, Mo.'s St. John's Medical Center

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