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Two Risk Management Consultants Elected to Board Positions in Washington and Oregon

June 6, 2013 – Seattle, WA – Two senior health care risk management consultants at Physicians Insurance are now serving on boards for the chapter affiliates of the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management. In Oregon, Becky Fahey, RN, MPA:HA, CPHRM, serves as vice president of the Oregon Society for Healthcare Risk Management (OSHRM). Formed in 1988, OSHRM is dedicated to improving patient safety through education, networking, and working with government entities and risk management groups in Oregon.
 
In Washington, Leslie Moore, RN, JD, CPHRM, was recently elected to the board of the Washington Health Care Risk Management Society (WHCRMS). Created in 1983, WHCRMS creates risk management programs, conferences, and forums for its membership of risk management professionals in Washington State.
 
In both OSHRM and WHCRMS, Becky Fahey and Leslie Moore play vital roles in educating local health care risk management professionals.
 
“Our risk management team works with physicians, medical staff, clinics, and hospitals every day to make a difference in patient safety,” said Dennis Olson, Physicians Insurance’s vice president of risk management. “Our board representation on the leading risk management organizations in two states exemplifies our leadership and our commitment to working collaboratively with other top risk managers to continually improve the delivery of health care in the Pacific Northwest.”
 
 
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About Physicians Insurance
Physicians Insurance A Mutual Company provides medical professional liability insurance coverage to more than 6,900 members in Washington, Idaho, and Oregon, in addition to risk-management consulting, continuing medical education, and claims administration services. The company, founded in 1981, has grown to be the largest insurer of physicians in Washington State and is rated A- (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company. [i] Physicians Insurance maintains corporate headquarters in Seattle, with regional offices in Spokane, Washington, and Portland, Oregon.
 
 
For more information contact:
David Kinard
Marketing and Communications
Physicians Insurance A Mutual Company
david@phyins.com, or (206) 343-6618


[i] A.M. Best’s ratings are on a scale from A++ (superior) down to D (poor) with even lower ratings for companies under regulatory supervision or in liquidation.

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David Kinard
Marketing and Communications
206-343-6618 or david@phyins.com



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