HIROC has the pulse on what’s new and trending. Our aim is to share your knowledge and best practices with subscribers across Canada. Our news is tailored for you, to help inspire you to move the dial on healthcare safety.

Resilience Takes Centre Stage at HIROC & FM Global Event

HIROC was thrilled to team up with our partners at FM Global recently to host Subscribers for a hands-on learning day.

The Resilience On Tour event had Subscribers spending the entire day learning how to take proper precautions to protect their healthcare facilities from losses related to liquid leaks, fires, and other property-related incidents.

Alert – Cybersecurity DDoS Notice

Attention HIROC Subscribers:

As your proactive partner in safety, HIROC is sharing the following important notice:

Please share this Alert with your Information Technology (IT) team to ensure that potential cybersecurity risks are identified and addressed in a timely manner.

Retirement of Heather Brown, HIROC’s Vice President of Insurance Services

Heather Brown, our dedicated colleague, who helped shape HIROC’s foundation and long-standing traditions, will be retiring effective September 29, 2023.  

Heather has been with HIROC since 1990, starting in the Underwriting and Client Services Department. She was the Manager, Insurance Operations for many years before becoming Vice President, Insurance Services, and Managing Director of our Brokerage. Heather has been in these roles for over 10 years.

Hello Hurricane Season: Property Resources to Help

HIROC and our partners FM Global, know that many of our Subscribers are exposed to hurricane season at this time of year. As such, we are here to help with resources and guidance. 

To stay ahead of the curve, Subscribers are encouraged to review the following resources: 

Code Orange: Be Prepared This Festival Season

Healthcare organizations will routinely have staff who manage emergency preparedness, with links to external partnerships (such as emergency responders, and other healthcare organizations who can accept patient transfers to free up bed space).