Emergency Department Pearls Focus on Risk Management

The updated Risk Management Pearls for the Emergency Department from the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM) is packed with practical tips on how to minimize liability exposures inherit in this high-risk environment.

Pearls are easy-to-read pocket guides that summarize key risk management and legal issues for busy practitioners, and they are ideal for sharing with staff.

The updated ED booklet covers:

  • Best practices for ED intake, evaluation and discharge processes
  • Methods for communicating with stressed patients
  • Examples of how providers can remain compliant with the EMTALA law
  • Instructions for managing patients transported through the EMS network, and more.