Risk Management

The ProAssurance Risk Management department is here to help you promote patient safety, minimize risk, and improve defensibility of claims by providing comprehensive assessment and training resources that are relevant and easy to share.

Your physicians, administrators, and healthcare staff have access to a team of risk consultants with a wide range of backgrounds, including prior experience as healthcare administrators, attorneys, nurses, and quality professionals. 

Risk Consultants assist insureds with their liability concerns and questions using specialized knowledge of healthcare risk management issues and the Company’s experience defending claims.

Featured Content

Workplace Violence in the Office Practice Setting

Widespread violence against physicians and other healthcare professionals continues to rise. Join us as we discuss how an ongoing public health emergency may derail response efforts to prevent or mitigate an active shooter or other violent incident. This seminar will share actual stories and provide practical strategies to potentially prevent and mitigate risks when an assault occurs.

This enduring educational activity will support your ability to:

  • Identify and respond to violence in the office practice setting.
  • Develop processes that support physical safety measures in the office practice setting.
  • Implement strategies to promote patient safety, protect healthcare workers, and minimize your risks for medical professional liability claims.

Course Faculty
Laurette A. Salzman, Senior Risk Management Consultant, ProAssurance

Laurette is a masters prepared professional with a long and strong history in hospital and clinic operations. Ms. Salzman writes articles, develops education courses, and speaks at ProAssurance seminars for physicians and other health care providers. She is a member of the national and Wisconsin chapters of the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management.