Healthcare Quality Means Safe Care, Zero Harm

As an organization, Verge Health focuses on bringing greater awareness and the tool set necessary to drive healthcare quality. Collectively, the healthcare industry strives to deliver a seamless patient experience that includes improving quality while keeping patients safe. This objective requires transitioning safety from a reactive to a proactive priority.

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Value-Based Healthcare Drives “Left of Bang” Approach for Risk Management and Compliance

In 2007, the Marine Corps deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan had a problem: how to identify an enemy that blended in with the population. They developed a behavioral approach to helping teams sharpen their tactical awareness skills to remain “left of bang,” or to fend off hostile actions before they culminate in the “bang” of conflict. In 2017, healthcare needs to deploy the same approach to managing risk and improving outcomes.

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Top 3 Priorities for Innovative Risk Managers

This week the healthcare industry recognizes the critical role risk managers play in the overall improvement of safety and risk at healthcare organizations. So, naturally, it is also the week to discuss solutions that proactively support adverse event prevention. This year’s theme, Leading Innovation in Risk Management, shines a light on significant contributions being made

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GRC Adoption to Protect Patients and Protect Margins

Healthcare organizations facing anything like a data breach, an infection outbreak, or an accidental death can find it very hard to bounce back. To stay ahead of these problems and to give patients the dignity and respect they deserve when being treated, hospitals and healthcare facilities need to approach governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC)

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The Patient Experience Is Clinical

As soon as healthcare began to focus on patient experience, the law of unintended consequences kicked in. While well received as a tool to improve care, it accidentally gave rise to a consumer culture around patient treatment. It’s time to take a fresh look at patient experience.

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The New Fundamental

By Mark Crockett, M.D., CEO, Verge Health – “The ball has moved down the field. Healthcare today is defined by patients and their experience. The success of a hospital system lies in their ability to proactively protect those patients, physically and the hospital financially. It’s why we created Verge Health.”

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