Brink Magazine


Coverage of cutting-edge topics in patient safety and risk education

Brink is our risk and patient safety magazine, published two times a year. Available in print and online, Brink delves into cutting-edge, complex risk prevention topics relevant to medical professionals in their everyday work lives. Each issue has a focus, and the articles help to provide the latest thinking and best practices, plus malpractice claims analysis, opinions, and more on the chosen topic.


Past topics have included Improving the Diagnostic Process, Advanced Practice Providers, and Consent and Communication.






Brink 2017 Summer Issue
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2017 Summer Issue
  • Rethinking Pain Management
  • One Treatment Does Not Fit All
  • Health Professionals & Opioid Addiction
  • When You Need to Say No


Brink 2017 Spring Issue
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2017 Spring Issue
  • Improving Diagnosis in Health Care
  • A 12-Step Diagnostic Process of Care Framework
  • When a Cough Isn't Just a Cough
  • Engaging the Patient Early
  • Debugging EHR Factors


Brink 2016 Fall Issue
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2016 Fall Issue
  • Advanced Practice Providers
  • 3 Strategies to Support APP's and Reduce Risks
  • Culture Shift: Leading Through Collaboration
  • APPs as Part of the Solutions
  • Claim Review: Communication Breakdown


Brink 2016 Summer Issue
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2016 Summer Issue
  • Consent & Communication
  • The Cost of Misunderstandings
  • Informed Consent: More than a Signature
  • Where Communication Breaks Down
  • Reducing Risks Associated with Your EHR
  • Claim Review: Failure to Obtain Informed Consent


Brink 2016 Spring Issue
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2016 Spring Issue
  • Violence in the Workplace
  • Denial Doesn't Help
  • Managing Abusive Patients
  • Compassion Fatigue and Disruptive Behavior
  • HR Policies to Help Weed out Troublemakers
  • Claim Review: A Patient's Vengeance


Brink 2016 Winter Issue
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2016 Winter Issue
  • How's your Social IQ!
  • How Old is "Too Old" to Practice?
  • Successful Pre-op Conversations
  • Lessons Learned from a Wrong-site Surgery
  • Claim Review: Preeclampsia Undiagnosed and Untreated


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