Coverys recently announced that Lisa Simm, manager, risk management for the Boston-headquartered insurer of medical liability is a recent recipient of the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management's Fellowship Award (FASHRM). This award recognizes outstanding individual achievement and professional excellence in healthcare risk management.
To be eligible for FASHRM, fellows 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 are honored to have Lisa 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 prove her to be a well-deserved recipient of this prestigious designation.”
Simm has more than 30 years of healthcare leadership experience focusing on healthcare risk management, quality, safety and regulatory compliance in hospital, outpatient settings, physician office practices and long-term care settings. She is a Registered/Licensed Dietitian, a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ), a Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS) and a Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management (CPHRM). Simm is the current treasurer and board member of the Northern New England Society of Healthcare Risk Management and she is on the American Society of Healthcare Risk Management Content Committee.