If I have registered for a lunch and I am unable to attend, may I get a refund?

GHSHRM is unable to refund a luncheon registration fee unless notified more than 24 hours in advance of the luncheon date. You may substitute someone from your office if you are unable to attend a luncheon. Your refund will reflect the fee charged by PayPal.

When and where is the next GHSHRM Annual Education Day?
Education Day 2021 will be held on March 5, 2021. This year's event will be held virtually.

What are the benefits of membership in the Greater Houston Society for Healthcare Risk Management(GHSHRM)?
GHSHRM provides educational presentations specifically tailored to healthcare risk management professionals at the bi-monthly luncheons and the annual Education Day Conference.

GHSHRM provides updates on new healthcare related regulations and legislation.

GHSHRM provides many opportunities to network with others involved in healthcare risk management.

GHSHRM provides a medium for the exchange of ideas and information relative to healthcare risk management issues.

What are the cost and the term of membership?
Annual membership is $75.00. Membership becomes effective upon receipt of dues and approval of the application by the Secretary of GHSHRM in accordance with the Bylaws and criteria developed by the Board of Directors.

Who is eligible for GHSHRM membership?
Individuals eligible for membership are those who have primary responsibility for or interest in, or actively participate on behalf of the provider in, healthcare risk management. Because of the defense-oriented nature of GHSHRM, attorneys and other individuals involved in the representation of and/or advocacy for plaintiffs in medical malpractice litigation are not eligible for membership. Determination of eligibility is made by the GHSHRM Board in its discretion on a case-by-case basis.

Does GHSHRM have a membership directory?
Yes, GHSHRM maintains an online directory that may be accessed by members only.

When and where are the bi-monthly luncheons held and what is the cost?
Educational luncheons are scheduled the first Thursday of February, April, June, August, and October. A holiday party is scheduled in December. Luncheons are held at Tony's located at 3755 Richmond Avenue Houston, TX 77046 or virtually via a webinar. Cost for members is $30 & $35 for non-members. If the event is held at Tony's both valet parking and self parking are available.

What are the standing GHSHRM Committees?
Education Day
Event and Outreach

How do I volunteer for a committee?
The GHSHRM website contains an email link to each Committee Chairperson.

What if I have more questions?
The GHSHRM website contains an email link to each Board member or email [email protected]

What healthcare risk management disciplines are represented in GHSHRM?
GHSHRM members have a broad array of experience, education and backgrounds. Included in the membership are attorneys, insurance brokers, financial planners, risk managers, claims managers, loss prevention and risk reduction managers, quality managers, paralegals, legal nurse specialists and risk consultants.

How do I obtain a Certificate of Completion after I attend a luncheon or Education Day?
Complete the Evaluation Survey sent by Terri Goodman or posted at www.terrigoodman.com after each event. Your Certificate of Completion will be generated when you have completed the survey.

Does GHSHRM accept advertising?
GHSHRM does not accept advertising. GHSHRM is unable to advertise, endorse, promote or email its members about products, meetings, conference and the like. GHSHRM is not able to include notices regarding such events on its website. Further, GHSHRM does not make its membership list available to anyone who is not a GHSHRM member. GHSHRM does encourage sponsorship in conjunction with the annual Education Day. Various levels of sponsorships are available and the Education Committee should be contacted directly for more information. Click here for more information.