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Learn From Lisa Estrada, a Healthcare Compliance Professional

Kelli Rodriguez Currie, Seattle University School of Law’s Director of Graduate Studies, held a recent question and answer webinar with Healthcare Industry Compliance leader, Lisa Estrada. Professor Estrada is the Executive Vice President and general counsel at Scion Healthcare. She has been in the healthcare regulatory health law and compliance space for about 22 years …

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Risk Management in Healthcare

What Is Risk Management in Healthcare, and How Do You Turn It Into a Career?

You may not realize that risk management knowledge and experience can transfer to healthcare, creating a compelling career opportunity. Healthcare compliance is a growing and changing field. Constant adaptation and a wide variety of unique issues make it an invigorating field to work in—one that is needed by patients, providers, managed care, biotech companies, pharmaceuticals, …

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Compliance Officer Jobs

Best Compliance Officer Jobs After Earning an MLS Degree

In business, compliance officers must satisfy two main objectives. First, they must uphold their company’s internal rules to maintain its safety and good standing with its clients and customers. Second, compliance officers must ensure the company adheres to the laws and industry-specific regulations set by external entities such as state or federal governments. The purpose …

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How to Advance Your Compliance Career

Companies and businesses across every industry are contending with multiple factors that affect their compliance and the need for risk management. New privacy regulations that have global reach and unprecedented ransomware and cyber attacks are part of the cause. The considerable portion of the population working remotely for nearly two years due to the pandemic …

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Risk Managers

Why Risk Managers Are Rushing to Earn Advanced Legal Degrees

Risk is a common occurrence in business. Organizations are constantly preparing to confront the next crisis, so it makes sense that this is a primary responsibility of a risk manager. The ability to identify and assess the possible risks to an organization’s capital, earnings, and reputation are imperative. In any organization, there is seldom room …

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Seattle U Graduates

Seattle U Graduates Share Their Stories

When three recent graduates gathered in a webinar to discuss their experience with the Seattle U Law online Master of Legal Studies in Compliance and Risk Management program, it didn’t take long for them to establish what they have in common: All received significant raises and promotions, even before graduating from the program. “This program led to …

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Climate Risk Management

Risk Management and Climate Change

The impact of climate change on ecosystems and society is becoming increasingly evident. In turn, organizations are recognizing the effect of climate change on their operations. Companies also are increasingly recognizing that their customers want organizations to respond to the climate crisis, and that addressing climate change is good for their business. Several Seattle-area businesses, …

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