Boston, MA - September 21, 2015
Coverys is pleased to announce that Judy Klein, a manager in the Coverys risk management department, is one of the most recent recipients of the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management’s (ASHRM) Fellowship Award. This prestigious award recognizes outstanding individual achievement and professional excellence in the healthcare risk management profession.
To be eligible for the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management’s Fellowship Award (FASHRM), applicants must meet criteria in areas of academic and professional designations, continuing education, employment experience and contributions to the field of healthcare risk management through leadership, lecturing and publishing. All potential recipients for the fellowship position undergo a thorough review by the ASHRM board of directors.
“We have long recognized Judy’s professional expertise and achievement and are honored to have her as part of our risk management team,” said Tara Gibson, vice president of risk management at Coverys. “Her dedication to the healthcare community and her ambition to share her knowledge with our policyholders, clients, and her peers qualifies Judy for this well-deserved and prestigious designation.”
Klein is president of the Ohio Society of Healthcare Risk Managers, serves on the Ohio Patient Safety Institute, and chairs ASHRM’s Research Grant Committee. She currently resides in Granville, Ohio, and has over 30 years of experience as a physician assistant, risk manager and in the medical professional liability insurance business. Klein contributes to risk management publications and speaks frequently on risk and patient safety-related topics on a state and national level.
Coverys is an innovative medical professional liability insurance provider dedicated to helping its policyholders and clients anticipate, identify and manage risk to reduce errors, eliminate inefficiency and improve outcomes. As one of the largest medical professional liability insurance providers in the country, Coverys is responsible for insuring over 32,000 physicians, dentists, and advanced practice providers, as well as more than 500 hospitals, health centers and clinics from coast to coast. Coverys has consistently been included in the Ward’s Top 50 for the past six years. In addition to its insurance products and service delivery to the healthcare industry, it also Judy Klein, CPHRM, FASHRM, Risk Manager, Coverys has established the Coverys Community Healthcare Foundation to support endeavors that focus on the improvement of patient safety as well as healthcare programs to reduce childhood obesity. For more information, visit Coverys at www.coverys.com.