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.Learn more
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.Learn more
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.Learn more
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From tunneling to mining projects and renewables to large-scale infrastructure projects, the risks faced by construction project owners and contractors today are complex. The basket of insurance policies for one project can range from surety bonds through to cargo, construction all-risk covers, liability, professional indemnity, to operational covers and long term defect protection after completion.Learn More
Parametric insurance solutions provide security that you won’t find with more conventional insurance products. The distinguishing feature of parametric insurance is that it depends on an external event, for example a hurricane or earthquake. If this insured event occurs, you receive compensation, which is graded according to the severity of the incident.Learn More
In today's global economy, companies rely less on tangible properties for their continued operations and become more dependent on complex, world-wide supply chains. In addition, regulatory, reputational, cyber and other fortuitous risks threaten the long-term outlook of businesses. Unfortunately, traditional property damage and business interruption (PD/BI) policies do not necessarily protect corporations from all of the risks that may lead to a business interruption loss. That's why Swiss Re Corporate Solutions is a leader in developing customized solutions to protect corporations from business interruption losses that go beyond the coverages provided in traditional PD/BI policies.Learn More
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