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CVS To Leverage IBM Watson Health To Predict Patients at Risk for Declining Health

CVS Health has announced it will leverage IBM Watson Health’s predictive analytics and cognitive computing to transform care management services for patients with chronic disease. The partnership will enable health care practitioners,...Show More Summary

Exploring Investment Drivers for Global Supply Chain Risk Management

Categories: Research Download, Supplier Risk and Compliance Management, Supply Chain Management, Supply Risk Management Tags: L2, Process & Best Practice AGCO’s story is fascinating – and will provide great business case fodder for manufacturers looking to build the case for investment themselves in such programs. Show More Summary

The value—and risk—of activism

Academics must manage involvement in social and political causes with care if they do not want to jeopardize their careers.

Working Overtime, Managing a Large Workload Increases Risk for Injury Among New Nurses

A new study conducted by RN Work Project, and published in the International Journal of Nursing Studies, finds that the higher risk is associated with working longer hours and higher than average workloads. Amy Witkoski Stimpfel, PhD, RN, assistant professor at the College of Nursing, New York University, led the research team. Show More Summary

Yes, even surgeons can learn

The Risk Management Foundation of CRICO recently supported a research program to test the effectiveness of 360 degree reviews in influencing surgeons' communication and behavioral skills. The results were just published in the Journal...Show More Summary

Residential tourism increased earthquake risk, says sociologist

Antonio Aledo, Professor of Sociology at the University of Alicante, warns that "because of real estate speculation and the management of public budgets based on income from the real estate business, seismic risk has been forgotten."...Show More Summary

Are SMEs the Weakest Supply Chain Risk Link?

Categories: Procurement Commentary, Supply Chain, Supply Management, Supply Risk, Supply Risk Management Tags: Enterprise Irregulars, Incendiary Tidbits, L2 Late last month, I took the same side as Stephen Allott, crown representative...Show More Summary

How Grocery Store Delis Can Manage Food Safety Risks

As grocery stores offer more and more prepared foods to consumers in their delis, they need to keep in mind the safety of what they sell. “It’s important for them to have proper planning in place before they start taking on some of these new products,” says Martin Bucknavage, Senior Food Safety Extension Associate at Penn... Continue Reading

Asset Management and Financial Stability

The growth of the asset management industry has raised concerns about its potential impacts on financial stability. This column assesses the systemic risk created by fund managers’ incentive problems and a first-mover advantage for end investors. Show More Summary

5 Things To Ponder: Shades Of Risk

Submitted by Lance Roberts via STA Wealth Management, Is it just me? Last week while on vacation, the markets surged back to all-time highs as the Greek and China problems were solved. Unfortunately, as I left white, sandy beaches and clear ocean waters behind me to return to reality - so did the markets. Show More Summary

Residential tourism model implemented in tourist destinations has increased earthquake risk

Researchers warn that "because of real estate speculation and the management of public budgets based on income from the real estate business, seismic risk has been forgotten." Taking as reference the town of Torrevieja, where one ofShow More Summary

For Prostate Cancer Patients, Risk-Specific Therapies Now More the Norm

After decades of overtreatment for low-risk prostate cancer and inadequate management of its more aggressive forms, patients are now more likely to receive medical care matched to level of risk, according to a study by researchers at UC San Francisco.

How Taking Managed Risks Improves Your Life

Image Above: My son Henry and I at the beach. I love pushing myself to the limits and embarking on new, exciting adventures. Last year, I reached the summit of Alpamayo (an exceptionally steep peak in the Cordillera Blanca mountain range...Show More Summary

COMMENTARY: Three steps to more resilient risk-management systems – DTCC risk chief

There is no one-size-fits-all approach to evolving the risk management function to meet these new risk challenges, but there are certain fundamental steps that firms can take to gain a more holistic view of the risks they face and strengthen their ability to defend against them.

Recipe for Disaster: When Contract Invisibility and Risk Management Collide

Categories: Contract Management, Research Download, Supplier Risk and Compliance Management, Supply Risk Tags: Process & Best Practice Brand new, hot-off-the-press research from Pierre Mitchell, chief research officer, and Michael Lamoureux,...Show More Summary

Accenture Acquires EnergyQuote JHA, Strengthens Energy Procurement Offering

Categories: Accenture announced this week that the firm is acquiring EnergyQuote JHA, which specialises in energy procurement, risk management and strategy development with services including forecasting, energy contracts, carbon emissions reduction and utility bill management across 20+ European countries. Show More Summary

NYT's Calmes Again Tries to Change Subject From Repellent Planned Parenthood Tapes: GOP Risks 'Overreach'

New York Times reporter Jackie Calmes managed to write a 1,500-word story on David Daleiden, who runs the pro-life group that conducted damning undercover interviews with Planned Parenthood executives about harvesting baby organs, without once mentioning the actual contents of the newly released videotape. Show More Summary

Mowing dry detention basins makes mosquito problems worse, team finds

A study of the West Nile virus risk associated with 'dry' water-detention basins in Central Illinois took an unexpected turn when land managers started mowing the basins. The mowing of wetland plants in basins that failed to drain properly led to a boom in populations of Culex pipiens mosquitoes, which can carry and transmit the deadly virus, researchers report.

Understanding Risk Tolerance in Grantmaking

By applying behavioral economics theory to philanthropy, we can better manage grantmaker tendencies toward loss and risk aversion, and the effects of other decision-making patterns.

The biggest risk right now

One of the outcomes from the recent financial crisis is what I consider to be a hypersensitivity to risk by many investors who were caught flat-footed during the market crash. While managing and understanding risk is one of the mostShow More Summary

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