Risk Management Strategies for Reducing Liability

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Conference Date
Thu, Jan 19, 2012
60 Minutes
Product Description

1 out of every 10 American is affected by Healthcare errors. It is the 8th leading cause of death in the United States, killing an estimated 44,000 – 98,000 patients every year.

Adverse events are at an epidemic level, impacting 1 in every 10 patients around the world. As a result, safe medical care is a priority for patients and their family members, multidisciplinary practitioners and the entire healthcare community. 

Focused efforts to mitigate contemporary errors and adverse events result from adopting innovative strategies, educating providers and consumers, enhancing systems and processes and supporting identification with reporting.

Join patient safety expert, Dr. Dianne Ditmer, for this 60-minute look into current, evidence-based strategies to identify, analyze and prevent medical errors that often lead to adverse events.

Get Trained on:

  • The top 10 adverse events compromising patient safety and contributing to healthcare fatalities.
  • Explore the financial, social, and physical impact of medical errors on the patient, family and healthcare community.
  • Dianne will get to the root causes of medical errors in relationship to departure from standard of care.
  • Zoom in on the risk factors and failures associated with communication, documentation, and professional competency.
  • Review evidence-based strategies to increase patient safety while reducing medical errors.
  • Identify quality and safety initiatives to enhancing patient safety.

Ask a question at the Q&A session following the live event and get advice unique to your situation, directly from our expert speaker. 

Who should attend? Healthcare providers: Nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants; clinicians in family practice, medical office settings or acute care settings; patient advocates, educators.

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About Our Speaker

Dianne Ditmer - Emergency Nursing Expert

Dr. Dianne Ditmer is a clinical nurse educator and Certified Forensic Nurse with a background in risk management and emergency nursing. Her clinical training and certifications include forensic nursing and medical error investigation. As a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner, Dr. Ditmer serves as chairman of the American Board of Forensic Nurses; member of the Ohio Healthcare Taskforce on Family Violence, and Montgomery County Sexual Assault Response Team.

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