2021 top clinical risks in healthcare

Rebecca Welker, Jenn Castaldo, Erin Meyer, Amy Uldrick
| 11/5/2021
There is no denying that healthcare is inherently risky. Both familiar and unexpected risks continue to exist, and the clinical risk universe is broad and complex. Gaps in care delivery can affect patient safety, care quality, and organizational performance, and it can be overwhelming to think about filling all gaps at once. Managing multiple risk issues requires leaders to prioritize and select focus areas based on the level of risk. Perhaps you already have a list of top clinical risks. Ask yourself if they are the risks that will benefit from the most attention – and if you are getting to the root of problems. In this interactive session, Crowe nursing leaders will review our list of top clinical risks for 2021, providing a perspective on why they should be top of mind as well as how they can be addressed. Risk areas include: Behavioral health Patient safety Acute care at home Workforce optimization Facility or organization accreditation and certifications After attending this session, you should be able to: Assess how the current environment has affected the top clinical risks Compare your list of top clinical risks to ours Identify strategies for addressing and mitigating risks at your organization Whether you need to validate your current risk management strategy or are struggling to determine where to focus your attention, you will not want to miss this session.