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Shelley Rizzo, RN, MSN, CLNC, CPHRM, CPPS

Shelley Rizzo, RN, MSN, CLNC, CPHRM, CPPS
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Shelley Rizzo, RN, MSN, CLNC, CPHRM, CPPS, Patient Safety Risk Manager II, The Doctors Company Shelley Rizzo received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Wright State University and a Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Utah. She is a Certified Professional in Hospital Risk Management, a Certified Legal Nurse Consultant and holds the Certified Professional Patient Safety certification (CPPS). Her experience of over 30 years includes clinical, administrative and leadership positions in neonatal, pediatric and adult care, as well as, hospital risk management, quality management, and patient safety with several reputable healthcare systems. In addition to investigating, analyzing and coding hundreds of complex adverse events, she also assisted in the development and implementation of a large physician peer review program, electronic adverse event reporting systems and patient safety transformation initiatives. Prior to joining The Doctors Company, Shelley worked as an independent risk management and legal nurse consultant.
doctor using iphone (from Medscape video)

When Digital Devices Distract Doctors, Mistakes Can Happen

Digital distraction is emerging as a threat to patient safety & physician well-being. Patient care is a high-risk activity that requires undivided attention.