Lahey risk managers and quality officers discuss why they recommend partnering with CRICO for a risk assessment and best practices sharing exercise. CRICO’s Bessie Manley-Szum explains the process and benefits.

Commentators

  • Andrew Villanueva MD, Chief Quality Officer, Lahey Medical Center
  • Barbara McCarthy RN, BSN, MPH, Enterprise Risk Officer, Beverly Hospital
  • Bessie Manley-Szum RN, MPH/HA, Director of Patient Safety, CRICO

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