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By Kim Robson, 12/15/2016
A recent report released forecasts the loss rate for long-term care facilities will increase by 6% in 2017 with claim frequency driving the increase at an expected 2% growth rate. This will be the fourth year in a row that the annual cost to defend, settle or litigate claims will rise, going from $2,150 last year...
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By John Costello, 11/30/2016
When you think of environmental issues, the manufacturing or oil and gas industries likely come to mind, but chemical leaks and pollutants come from a variety of sources in senior living communities, especially as buildings and their systems continue to age.
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By Kim Robson, 11/17/2016
The use of bed rails creates both a resident liability and regulatory risk for nursing homes. Steps to take to mitigate injury/death or citations include the following:
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By Ashley Martin, 10/13/2016
As the years progress from the days of the Model T, we see that there are more and more distractions for drivers. Living in a technological world where cell phones are part of everyday, distractions are at an all-time high. Is texting while driving any different than drinking and driving?
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By Kim Robson, 09/22/2016
On September 8, 2016, The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized a rule that requires a number of healthcare providers to meet new Disaster Preparedness guidelines. This rule, Emergency Preparedness Requirements for Medicare and Medicaid Participating Providers and Suppliers found here, goes...
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