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Robert Hood is Senior Vice President, Population Health Management at St. Joseph Hospital Medical Center, a 900-bed health care system in northern New Jersey. He requires timely data and spot-on analyses to facilitate strategic planning.
He previously served as Vice President of Network Management, Northeast US for United Health Group-Optum, and over the years has served in various executive management positions with non-profit and for-profit healthcare organizations in the Middle Atlantic Region.
Bob Hood “requires timely data and spot on analysis to facilitate strategic planning and coalesce resulting information into some kind of actionable plan.” As the...
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced last year it would put new emphasis on enforcing workplace safety standards under the general duty clause of the OSHA act.
This clause uses industry-recognized standards to evaluate workplace situations where there are no specific rules applied to a hazardous workplace situation. In the health care workplace this can include patient handling, blood-borne pathogens, workplace violence, tuberculosis, and slips, trips and falls.
In an attempt to toughen general standards, OSHA has recently pushed to educate healthcare facilities on the dangers of lifting patients...