TSG Welcomes John West to the RSQ® Collaborative!


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September 10, 2014
Oak Brook Terrace, IL – The Sullivan Group is pleased to announce that John West, JD, MHA, DFASHRM, CPHRM has accepted a post on the RSQ® Collaborative. Mr. West is working with TSG to develop a suite of courses highlighting medical-legal issues for physicians, nurses and allied health professionals.   Mr. West holds a law degree from Chase College of Law, a master's degree in Health Services Administration from Xavier University, and a bachelor's degree (Biology) from the University of Cincinnati. He holds the designation of distinguished fellow of the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM). He received the Presidential Citation Award (2011) and the Distinguished Service Award from ASHRM (2001), which is its highest honor. He has also been a certified professional in healthcare risk management since 2006. Mr. West has broad experience in loss prevention, including professional and general liability, occupational safety and health, and environmental impairment. He was certified in industrial hygiene by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene in 1983. Mr. West has been the author of the "Case Law Update" column, which appears quarterly in the Journal of Healthcare Risk Management, since 1994. He is a regular speaker at national and regional risk management meetings and has published numerous articles on risk management.   TSG programs are an effective loss prevention tactic for insurance entities and aid hospitals in making performance-based decisions to improve patient care and maximize financial efficiency. Organizations implementing one or all of the solutions experience proven, measurable reductions in medical malpractice claims and situations that contribute to patient harm or financial loss.   About The Sullivan Group   In 1998, Dan Sullivan, MD, JD, FACEP, formed The Sullivan Group with the mission of improving patient safety, reducing medical errors, and lowering the incidence of malpractice claims. By leveraging research against technology, he developed RSQ® Solutions, a scalable, comprehensive program integrating the principles of Risk management, patient Safety, and Quality medical care into the practice high-risk medicine. Through its 15+ years of independent research into adverse outcomes, which includes an analysis of roughly 170,000 high-risk patients in Emergency Medicine and 14,000 patients in Obstetrics, The Sullivan Group has important Risk, Safety, and Quality clinical indicators that correlate to malpractice claims that stem from faulty diagnosis and other clinical issues. www.thesullivangroup.com