ORLANDO – AUGUST 19, 2021 – Civil litigation defense firm, Wicker Smith O’Hara McCoy & Ford P.A., sponsored the Florida Society for Healthcare Risk Management and Patient Safety (FSHRMPS) 41st Annual Meeting & Education Conference from August 11th to the 13th. The firm was a gold level sponsor of the event held at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress in Orlando, Florida where partners Taylor McLeod and Patrick L. Mixon gave presentations on the topics of “Recent Trends in Emergency Department Medical Malpractice” and “Litigation Through COVID-19 and Beyond.”
The theme of this year’s conference was “The Road to Recovery, New Horizons and Opportunities to Keep Our Patients Safe.” It included more than 25 educational sessions and important updates on topics such as the new Florida Patient Safety Metrics and the status of the new mandatory Culture of Patient Safety Surveys. Attendees also received a Certificate of Completion indicating compliance with Florida Required Competency Standards. Attendance for the conference was offered in person and online.
The Florida Society for Health Care Risk Management and Patient Safety (FSHRMPS) is a state-wide professional development association comprised of members who are Health Care Risk Management and Patient Safety Professionals. Its mission is to empower members by delivering professional development programs, disseminating best practice resources, engaging in regulatory/legislative advocacy; and to support members in their efforts to administer a comprehensive proactive risk management and patient safety program.