Our Mission & Goals

Photographer Lisah CarpenterMission:

Our mission is to promote the professional development of risk management and patient safety through education, support, networking, and information sharing to advance health and safety.


Conduct educational programs and activities to strengthen and develop health care quality, risk and safety programs and to promote the professional development of related staff.

Provide a medium for the exchange of risk management ideas and methodologies among health care professionals.

Assist in the development of professional relationships among society members and other health care professionals in order to facilitate the free exchange of information and the solution of mutual problems.

Provide relevant information and education to appropriate parties such as hospitals, hospital associations, healthcare providers, medical societies and civic groups, toward the end goal of providing a safe and secure health care environment while protecting the financial interests of the institution.

Act as central source of information in Northern New England on the developments and trends in health care risk management, including legislation, insurance and clinical standards.

Establish and maintain affiliation with the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management.


NNESHRM is an affiliate of the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM) – The leading national organization on serving professionals in the field of health care risk management.