HEALTH CARE


Staying competitive in the dynamic world of healthcare requires risk management with a sophisticated understanding of this sector. With continuous changes to healthcare organizations, there are new risks that need to be identified, quantified, managed, and either retained or transferred.

Our Healthcare ExpertiseToday, more than ever, health care providers need a strategic partner with an in-depth understanding of the complexities of the health care industry. Marsh Canada's Healthcare practice has insurance, financial and health care professionals dedicated to solving the problems associated with risk for all types of health care providers.

With resources located throughout the world, the Healthcare practice develops and delivers creative solutions to meet the needs of a quickly changing industry. Our team of professionals works with clients to develop workable solutions involving risk identification, risk minimization, risk financing and risk administration.

Marsh Canada’s Healthcare Practice provides advisory and transactional services to:

  • Acute Care Facilities/Hospitals
  • Senior Care Facilities
  • General Healthcare Organizations
  • Healthcare Professionals

Marsh Canada’s healthcare practitioners also sponsor, or have active involvement with, industry  organizations that foster networking and information sharing.

Our industry experts offer the specialized knowledge, industry experience, and global resources necessary to help you successfully manage your world of risk—and come out ahead.
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Marsh Insights: Managing Anaphylaxis
August 28, 2014  |  Views: 2364 |  Comments: 0 
Marsh Insights: Managing Anaphylaxis
WHAT IS ANAPHYLAXIS?Anaphylaxis is a potentially life threatening condition in which individuals’ bodies can activate an immune system response to a potential allergen. These react...  Read More...
Marsh Insights: Understanding the Risk of Medicinal Marijuana
August 21, 2014  |  Views: 2513 |  Comments: 0 
Marsh Insights: Understanding the Risk of Medicinal Marijuana
In 2001 Health Canada began the Medicinal Marijuana Access Program (MMAP) in an effort to provide improved access to medicinal marijuana for persons with chronic and palliative con...  Read More...
Marsh Insights: Keeping Patients Safe: Interventions Based on Efficacy
July 15, 2014  |  Views: 5270 |  Comments: 0 
Marsh Insights: Keeping Patients Safe: Interventions Based on Efficacy
In recent years, there has been a significant shift in the culture of health care, with the focus of this shift falling squarely on the design and delivery safe patient care.   Read More...
Marsh Insights: Determing Consent and Capacity to Consent in a Health Care Setting
May 13, 2014  |  Views: 4369 |  Comments: 0 
Marsh Insights: Determing Consent and Capacity to Consent in a Health Care Setting
Matters of health care and law often intersect — especially when it comes to consent and capacity. When receiving care — regardless of age, gender, or underlying disease — in order...  Read More...
Marsh Insights: Health Literacy-Based Informed Consent
April 14, 2014  |  Views: 5087 |  Comments: 0 
Marsh Insights: Health Literacy-Based Informed Consent
How often are we left unable to answer when asked, “So, what did the doctor say?” How is it that an educated individual with no language barriers or cognitive challenge...  Read More...
Marsh Insights: Emergency Preparedness for Hospitals and Health Care Facilities
March 24, 2014  |  Views: 6474 |  Comments: 0 
Marsh Insights: Emergency Preparedness for Hospitals and Health Care Facilities
Uninterrupted delivery of goods and services is an integral part of all businesses, but none more so than for health care facilities. A real or presumed disruption in critical serv...  Read More...
Marsh Insights: Fire Safety in Nursing Homes and Senior Care Facilities
February 24, 2014  |  Views: 5561 |  Comments: 0 
Marsh Insights: Fire Safety in Nursing Homes and Senior Care Facilities
In January 2009, four seniors died in a nursing home fire in Orillia, Ontario, resulting in a provincial Coroner’s Inquest. In January 2012, the Inquest’s jury returned with severa...  Read More...
Marsh Insights: Hiring Volunteers - Balancing Risk and Reward
November 22, 2013  |  Views: 5698 |  Comments: 0 
Marsh Insights: Hiring Volunteers - Balancing Risk and Reward
Volunteers play an integral role in the operation of many organizations. While Volunteer Accident Insurance policies can be purchased to provide liability coverage should a volunte...  Read More...
Marsh Insights: Avoiding Surgical Fires in the Operating Room
October 23, 2013  |  Views: 7051 |  Comments: 0 
Marsh Insights: Avoiding Surgical Fires in the Operating Room
The risk exposures and inherent dangers associated with any surgical procedure require that organizations undertake complex preventative measures to reduce the chance of complicati...  Read More...
Marsh Insights: Health Care Acquired Infection
September 20, 2013  |  Views: 5697 |  Comments: 0 
Marsh Insights: Health Care Acquired Infection
Recent headlines have painted a very bleak picture of Canadian health care facilities’ infection prevention and control policies and procedures. The stress and anxiety of a health ...  Read More...
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Business Continuity Management - Protecting Your Business
April 12, 2011  |  Views: 6962 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
Business Continuity Management - Protecting Your Business
This Practice provides comprehensive specialist support to enhance our clients' Preparedness Programs and Business Continuity Planning and/or testing. In addition, MRC's BCM practi...  Read More...
Healthcare Risk
April 21, 2014  |  Views: 10547 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
Healthcare Risk
Marsh Canada’s Healthcare Practice provides risk management solutions based on in-depth knowledge of the risk exposures facing corporations in Canada—and around the world.  Read More...
Life Sciences Risk
April 21, 2014  |  Views: 9720 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
Life Sciences Risk
Marsh Canada’s Life Sciences Practice provides risk management solutions based on in-depth knowledge of the risk exposures facing corporations in Canada—and around the world.  Read More...
Pandemic Risk
April 21, 2014  |  Views: 14335 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
Pandemic Risk
Recent infectious disease outbreaks such as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), H5N1 (i.e. Avian flu), and H1N1 (i.e. Swine flu) have captured worldwide attention. Health exp...  Read More...
Risk Protection for Senior Care Facilities
April 22, 2014  |  Views: 9366 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
Risk Protection for Senior Care Facilities
The senior care industry in Canada has unique risk protection needs. Marsh offers an easy-to-buy package of property, professional and general liability and crime insurance.  Read More...
Senior Care Insurance
April 22, 2014  |  Views: 10274 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
Senior Care Insurance
In senior care, risk is everywhere. Senior living and long term care organizations face an ever-evolving array of issues that threaten reputation, financial viability, and even the...  Read More...
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Hospitals, Transportation, Retailers Among Industries Affected by Bed Bug Infestation
November 09, 2010  |  Views: 12049 |  Comments: 3  | Article Rating
Hospitals, Transportation, Retailers Among Industries Affected by Bed Bug Infestation
The U.S. bed bug infestation has now affected a multitude of industries, including hospitals, campus dormitories, homeless shelters, public transportation, retailers, movie theatre...  Read More...
Food and Beverage Industry Faces Increased Environmental and Occupational Safety Risks
October 26, 2010  |  Views: 11828 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
Food and Beverage Industry Faces Increased Environmental and Occupational Safety Risks
The food and beverage industry has recently seen an increase in enforcement efforts by environmental and occupational health regulators, as a result of their exposures around activ...  Read More...
Resurgence of Bedbugs Places Retail/Wholesale Businesses at Risk
September 27, 2010  |  Views: 11929 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
Resurgence of Bedbugs Places Retail/Wholesale Businesses at Risk
A resurgence of bedbug infestations across the U.S. has become a growing concern for homeowners and commercial businesses nationwide.  Read More...
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April 27, 2011  |  Views: 5218
First-Quarter Insurance Rate Increases Confined to Loss-Affected Exposures: Marsh
Global Insurance Markets Under Pressure as Atlantic Hurricane Season Approaches Despite record level first-quarter catastrophe losses, insurance rate increases were confined to lo...  Read More...

Contacts
Greg Fisk
Toronto, Ontario
416 349 4706
greg.c.fisk@marsh.com