Authors Posts by Robin Diamond, MSN, JD, RN

Robin Diamond, MSN, JD, RN

Robin Diamond, MSN, JD, RN
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Robin Diamond, MSN, JD, RN has over 37 years of experience in healthcare administration, including nursing, quality, medical-legal consulting, and risk management. She frequently speaks at national conferences on risk management and patient safety and is the author of nursing textbook chapters, along with other publications on the topics of nursing leadership, risk management, and patient safety. In 2010, she served as an examiner for the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program. For the past 16 years, she has worked in the medical malpractice insurance industry and now leads strategic planning and operations at The Doctors Company for the Department of Patient Safety and Risk Management. In addition to her legal experience, Robin Diamond has a master’s degree in psychiatric nursing from Vanderbilt University.
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Physicians are At Risk When Patients Refuse to Listen

Treatment plans that include the kind of care patients need at home are becoming more common, but physicians face potential liability when patients refuse help that is offered or neglect to follow up as instructed.
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Can Patient Safety Be Protected After a Cyber Attack?

What physicians and hospital staff need to know in order to protect patient safety if all patient care data vanish after a cyber attack.
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Understanding the Suicide Risk of Your Patients

Most people who commit suicide have received healthcare services in the year prior to death, usually for reasons other than mental health issues or suicidal thoughts. It’s a strong reminder that any patient—no matter what issue is being treated and in any setting—could be at risk for suicide.
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Why CANDOR is Important After Adverse Events in the Hospital

AHRQ's CANDOR toolkit helps hospitals and physicians respond promptly and appropriately when an adverse event occurs.
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