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2019 MSHRM Fall Program


October 01, 2019 | 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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James B. Henry Center for Executive Development | 3535 Forest Road
Lansing, MI 48910


  • 9 a.m. – Opening Remarks
  • 9:15 a.m. – Responding to Victims of Human Trafficking in the Health Care Setting, Jeffrey Barrows, DO, MA (Slides, Screening Tool, CSEC Protocol, Assessment Tool, Interview Recommendations, Response Toolkit - mentioned below)
  • 10:15 a.m. – Break
  • 10:30 a.m. – Zero Tolerance: The Toxic Threat of Provider-Patient Sexual Misconduct and How to Stop It, Michaela Poizner, JD (Slides)
  • 12 p.m. – Lunch
  • 12:45 p.m. – Business Meeting
  • 1 p.m. – MSU Behavioral Threat Assessment Team, Amy Ray, Ryan Stauffer, Dawn Mazur and Andrea Mumford (No handouts provided)
  • 3 p.m. – Healthcare Incident Management and Investigation, Bruce Hansel, PhD, CCE, CPHRM (Slides)
  • 4 p.m. – Adjournment

Schedule subject to change.


Dr. Jeffrey Barrows will be presenting on developing a response to victims of human trafficking in health care settings. A toolkit is available for free at the this website. Attendees are encouraged download the toolkit and bring an electronic or printed copy with them to the program.


Jeffrey Barrows, DO, MA, is an obstetrician/gynecologist who in 2005 began working with the State Department’s Trafficking in Persons office to study the health consequences of human trafficking. This research resulted in the publication of an article entitled “Human Trafficking and the Healthcare Professional” in the May 2008 issue of the Southern Medical Journal. In 2006, he completed a consultation on the health needs of trafficking victims in Sierra Leone and Liberia for the State Department. In 2014, he served as a member of the Technical Working Group on health and human trafficking under HHS’s Administration for Children and Families. He is a founding board member of HEALTrafficking, and continues to train and assist health care professionals to identify and safely respond to victims of human trafficking. 

Dr. Barrows is the Founder of Gracehaven, an organization an organization assisting victims of domestic minor sex trafficking in Ohio through outreach, case management and residential rehabilitative care.

Michaela Poizner, JD, is an attorney in the Nashville office of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz. She concentrates her practice at the intersection of healthcare regulatory compliance, day-to-day provider operations, and third-party reimbursement. Michaela takes a broad view of enterprise risk and helps her clients to recognize and confront risk in the patient safety context and beyond. She works with health care organizations to identify and develop strategies to mitigate enterprise risk in its many forms, including physician engagement, billing compliance, fraud and abuse laws, and HIPAA. She is Chair of the American Health Lawyers Association Enterprise Risk Management Task Force and presents frequently on the role of enterprise risk management in health system governance and provider relationships. She co-authored a chapter in the most recent edition of the American Health Lawyers Association Enterprise Risk Management Handbook and has authored numerous publications on the risk management aspects of healthcare operations.

MSU Behavioral Threat Assessment Team exists to facilitate a multidisciplinary, coordinated response to reports of students, employees, or other individuals on campus who have engaged in behavior indicating a possible threat of harm to self or other members of the campus community. The following team members will present: Detective Amy Ray, Detective Ryan Stauffer, Case Manager Dawn Mazur and SVU Lieutenant Andrea Mumford.

Bruce Hansel, PhD, CCE, CPHRM, is the Chief Scientist of ECRI’s Accident and Forensic Investigation Group. His present responsibilities include accident investigations, forensic investigations, device failure analysis and more. He was certified in clinical engineering by the ACCE in 2008, and as a Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management in 2016. He is a nationally recognized educator on accident investigation and management.


A Business Room will be available for attendees may need to stay connected to the office and/or work on their laptop while attending this program. The presentations will be videoconferenced to this room and occupants will have the opportunity to participate in the Q&A sessions with speakers. 


September 24, 2019


This educational activity is being jointly provided by Med-IQ and the Michigan Society for Healthcare Risk Management.

This nursing activity has been approved for up to 5.50 contact hours.

Med-IQ is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This meeting has been approved for a total of 5.5 contact hours of Continuing Education Credit toward fulfillment of the requirements of ASHRM designations of FASHRM (Fellow) and DFASHRM (Distinguished Fellow) and towards CPHRM renewal.