RCM&D/SISCO Healthcare Risk Management Consultant, Nancy Connelly has been awarded the designation of Distinguished Fellow of the American Society for Health Care Risk Management (DFASHRM). The designation recognized Nancy for outstanding achievement of professional excellence in the healthcare risk management profession.
Distinguished Fellows must successfully meet criteria in the areas of academic/professional designations continuing education, employment experience and contributions to the field of healthcare risk management through leadership, lecturing and publishing.
Nancy Connelly joined the Healthcare Division at RCM&D/SISCO in 2003. As a registered nurse with over 20 years of experience in risk management, Nancy understands the unique challenges facing healthcare organizations. She channels that understanding to help clients not only identify and reduce exposures but also enhance patient safety and improve processes. Nancy has provided locum tenens consulting for large healthcare organizations in the mid-Atlantic region.
As a thought-leader in healthcare risk management, she has shared her expertise across varied audiences including obstetric and neonatal, long-term care, rehabilitation and physician practices. She has lectured on topics such as patient monitoring and documentation, disclosure and apology, risk management, and more. She has contributed to published works including ASHRM’s “Physician Office Risk Management Playbook” in 2016, “Risk Management Pearls for Obstetrics” in 2013, and the “Obstetric Risk Management Playbook” in 2017. She has served on the editorial review board of the organization’s Journal of Healthcare Risk Management since 2011.
ASHRM is the nation’s leading professional society for healthcare risk management professionals and those responsible for the process of making and carrying out decisions that promote quality of care and patient safety, maintain a safe environment, and preserve human and financial resources in healthcare organizations. With more than 6,200 members worldwide, ASHRM is a personal membership group of the American Hospital Association, providing educational tools and networking opportunities to enable healthcare risk management professionals to make vital contributions to their organizations. Through its collaborations with leading healthcare organizations as well as key government agencies, ASHRM represents the important voice of healthcare risk management professionals who are responsible for creating and maintaining patient safe environments within healthcare organizations.
For more information on ASHRM, please visit the website www.ashrm.org or call 312.422.3980 directly.
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