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Healthcare Risk Management Update: Episode 13 - Identification and Reduction of Imminent Suicide Risk in Healthcare

Patient suicide is a significant problem for healthcare organizations. Inpatient suicides are devastating for friends and family of the individual, and can be traumatic for both healthcare providers and other patients in the vicinity of the incident. Hospitals assume a variety of high costs associated with poor suicide risk detection and subsequent completed suicides within 72 hours of hospital discharge. This webinar will discuss the history of the 2016 Joint Commission mandate for universal suicide risk screening, as well as current directions related to the recommendation. Assessment options for imminent suicide risk, safety recommendations for at-risk patients, and best practices associated with post-discharge care will be addressed. After attending this webinar participants should be able to identify a variety of procedures for improving patient safety related to self-harm behaviors in healthcare settings.

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Combustible Exterior Cladding on High Rise Buildings – A Global Concern

The June 14th 2017 tragedy involving London‘s Grenfell Tower has brought the problem of high rise buildings clad in combustible exterior walls to the forefront of mainstream media.

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Hedging wind risk: new study shows big benefits to the wind industry

Europe's wind energy sector has grown rapidly in recent years, and electricity from wind power has become competitive with fossil fuels. But as governments scale back their support to wind projects, the industry will have to take on a much greater share of the financial risk associated with wind volatility, known as weather volume risk.

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