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HRM Week, June 17-21, 2024

Health Care Risk Management Week (HRM Week)

HRM Week recognizes and celebrates health care risk professionals who play a pivotal role in ensuring safe and trusted patient care and safeguarding the well-being of staff. Join us, June 17-21, for special educational events, resources and activities designed to shine a light on different risk management areas, share member stories and professional development resources, and honor the impact our members make within the health care community.

This year's theme is Risk Professionals: Prioritizing Safety, Mitigating Risk


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HRM Week Activity

A printable, fun word search for the entire team:

Download and share with your team to highlight terms that represent risk management.

Celebrate with Themed Gifts

HRM Week gifts are an easy way to show your appreciation for your team and raise awareness of the risk management profession. These new gifts are now available to order.


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Evergreen Bottle
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Special Edition of the Journal of Health Care Risk Management for HRM Week

Volume 43, Issue 4 2024

Delve into the latest insights and strategies in health care risk management, exploring topics ranging from social risk and health inequity to violence in the workplace, alongside practical guides for mitigating audit log-related risk and cultivating leadership skillsets for high-reliability organizations.

You can purchase CE credits for the following articles (read them and complete a short quiz to claim your credit):

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ASHRM White Papers to Help You Grow

Removing Barriers: Professional Development

This white paper explains the value of the Certified Professional in Health Care Risk Management (CPHRM) credential as well as explores the history of the FASHRM and DFASHRM designations, salutes the individuals who have attained them, presents the applicable requirements, and offers suggestions that will help ASHRM members set goals, eliminate barriers and position themselves to earn these important recognitions.


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Growing as a Risk Professional: The Importance of Local Chapters

This paper delves into the benefits of belonging to and being active in a local chapter. Active engagement at the local level will uncover various opportunities for the risk professional to participate in committees, give presentations, build leadership skills and a professional network, get to know other risk professionals and maximize their chapter membership benefits.


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Promotional Templates

Use these downloadable promotional templates to enhance your HRM Week communications. These materials can help guide you in raising awareness of the importance of risk management and patient safety professionals.

  • This tip card provides four ways which health care workers can play a critical role in patient safety. Print and distribute this card to your coworkers. Download Tip Card

  • Answers to frequently asked questions about the health care risk management profession to share with your colleagues and help them discover what HRM week is all about. Download FAQs

  • Information about what risk professionals do, their qualifications, their involvement when crises occur, and how they advance safe and trusted health care. Download Key Messages

  • Share this document with an associate who is interested in the health care risk profession. This overview defines what risk professionals do, how to become a risk professionals and why health care risk management is a rewarding career. Download Overview

  • Utilize our PPT template to create a presentation showcasing your work and the significant impact of the health care risk profession. Download Template




Podcasts: Health Care Risk Professional Journeys


Josh Hyatt

Josh Hyatt discusses his career in risk management, as a bioethics expert, and an adjunct professor at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. He shares his experience working with ASHRM and as a speaker and author.

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Katherine Du Fresne

Katherine Du Fresne discusses her journey from being a nurse to being a risk manager and her time working as a risk management consultant. She'll also elaborate on her position as the Executive Director of Clinical Risk Management for Indiana University Health.

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Rodney Melton

Join Rodney Melton, Manager of Patient Safety and Clinical Risk Management at Parkland Health and Hospital System in Dallas, Texas on his journey from an EMT to a health care leader. Listen in as Rodney shares insights into industry challenges and what he has learned over 20 years in the profession.

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