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Stanford Corporate Risk Appetite Webinar

If you're interested, my past webinar on Corporate Risk Appetite: How to Specify It and Apply it Consistently is available online. Many organizations squander their attractive - but risky - opportunities because they can't judge risks. A well-specified risk appetite can replace confusion, inconsistency, and personal risk aversion and provide a universal yardstick for adjusting…
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Two Articles on Safe Patient Mobilization

Just published two articles on safe patient mobilization: one on the elements of a successful program, and the other on making the business case. These appeared in the September edition of Nurse Today, which is published by the American Nurses' Association (ANA) and distributed to 175,000 nurses. This issue will also be distributed as a special…
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DAA Hosts Table at DA 50th Anniversary Gala

In celebration of 50 years since the founding of Decision Analysis by Ron Howard and Howard Raiffa, DAA will be hosting a table at the Gala Celebration in San Francisco on Saturday, November 8th. We're very glad to have slipped in—word is that this event is now sold out! I would like to add a…
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Presentation at SF INFORMS Conference on November 11, 2014

On November 11, 2014 from 8-9:30 am, we'll be presenting at the San Francisco INFORMS conference on "Implementation of Decision Analysis for Claims Management at Stanford Medical Center." This presentation will be part of the sponsored track on medical applications of decision analysis, chaired by Jeff Stonebraker, Assistant Professor at North Carolina State University. Here's…
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