Risk Management for Healthcare Staffing Agencies

June 19, 2014

Healthcare staffing agencies employ physicians, nurses, medical technicians, and healthcare professionals to work as contractors. Some major liability issues ...

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Allied Health Care Experiences Continual Growth

June 17, 2014

Allied health care includes professionals – excluding doctors, nurses, dentists, and podiatrists – serving in medical facilities and occupations. ...

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Continuing Care Retirement Communities Benefit Senior’s Finances

June 12, 2014

For seniors living on their savings built over a lifetime, moving to a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) may ...

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When to Report an Incident in an Assisted Living Facility

June 10, 2014

An incident report is a form filled out to record details of an unusual event that occurs at an ...

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Risk Management: Emergency Planning Part 2 – Contents of a Good Emergency Plan

June 5, 2014

After Hurricane Katrina, Medicare and the Department of Health and Human Services created new regulations, setting forth what they ...

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Risk Management: Emergency Planning Part 1 – Why an Evacuation Plan is Necessary

June 4, 2014

Every time there is an emergency, such as a hurricane, tornado, or flood, there are reports about the difficult ...

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Risk Management: Clinical Areas of Liability – Falls

May 30, 2014

One of the most common risk management concerns for nursing facilities is falls and fall-related injuries to LTC residents. ...

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Risk Management: Pet Contact in Nursing Homes

May 27, 2014

One of the things many nursing home residents miss most is the companionship of a pet. It is heartbreaking ...

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Risk Management: The Best Protection

May 22, 2014

When an occurrence happens that puts your facility at risk, is not the time to begin to be concerned ...

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Risk Management: Fall Prevention and Intervention

May 20, 2014

A fall is defined as a sudden, unintentional change in position, which results in an individual either hitting the ...

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