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Heater Safety Hazards for Nursing Homes to Address During the Winter

Posted on: December 6, 2019 by Chris Murray

As wintry conditions descend upon the United States, nursing homes across the country are preparing for the worst. Loss of electrical service to long-term care facilities can negatively impact the health and safety of residents, particularly when freezing temperatures are present. To combat the potential loss of heating systems due to electrical outages or heater […] Read More

Posted in: blog Nursing Home

If a Nursing Home Closes, What Happens to its Residents?

Posted on: December 4, 2019 by Chris Murray

The long-term healthcare industry is facing significant hurdles. Across the country, nursing homes are closing. Financial hardships among nursing homes as well as a growing desire for seniors to age in their own homes have contributed to the decline of this healthcare sector. Nursing home insurance expenses have also risen substantially in recent years. Ultimately, […] Read More

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Winter Workers’ Compensation Claims to Prepare For

Posted on: November 29, 2019 by Chris Murray

Business owners know that the approach of winter weather represents a time of year when workplace injuries rise. There are many challenges businesses face, regardless of season, yet winter presents unique challenges. These seasonal risks have the added effect of raising workers’ compensation claims, sometimes to staggering levels. Employers should take the steps now to […] Read More

Posted in: blog Workers Comp Workers Compensation

How Assisted Living Facilities Should Prepare for Winter Weather

Posted on: November 27, 2019 by Chris Murray

Assisted living facilities face many challenges in their daily operations. From providing competent and compassionate resident care to managing employees and physical assets, these facilities rely on risk management strategies in order to thrive. Winter weather represents a time of year when long-term care facilities experience unique risks, including risks that put residents and staff […] Read More

Posted in: Assisted Living Facility Insurance blog

4 Current Challenges for Home Health Care Providers

Posted on: November 15, 2019 by Chris Murray

The home health care sector has expanded rapidly over the past decade. Once viewed as a luxury urban-centered healthcare solution, this sector has grown to encompass patient care for hundreds of thousands of individuals, even in rural settings. While insurance for home health care providers is designed to help workers mitigate their risks, it is […] Read More

Posted in: blog Home Health Care

When Can Nursing Homes Face Negligence Claims?

Posted on: November 13, 2019 by Chris Murray

Millions of senior Americans receive medical treatment and care in residential nursing homes. By and large, nursing home residents are treated with compassion and dignity. Unfortunately, a rise in claims of abuse or neglect has negatively impacted the nursing home industry, leading to increased regulatory scrutiny. Although nursing home insurance is the foundation of risk […] Read More

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How Nursing Homes Should Respond in the Face of External Investigations

Posted on: November 8, 2019 by Chris Murray

Nursing homes face significant challenges in both resident care delivery and regulatory compliance. A patchwork of local, state, and federal regulations governing nursing home operations has only added to the complexities inherent in this sector of the healthcare industry. Nursing home insurance supplements the risk management strategies designed to reduce liability exposures, such as claims […] Read More

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The Most Common Problems That Arise During Workers’ Compensation Claims Reporting

Posted on: October 30, 2019 by Gerry Dumke

Workers’ compensation (workers’ comp) insurance is an integral part of the American business landscape. Designed to provide financial support for workers injured on the job, this insurance solution is mandated by most state laws. The claims process when a worker becomes injured often takes place behind the scenes, leading many employers to lose control over […] Read More

Posted in: blog Workers Comp Workers Compensation

How Wellness Programs Can Increase Safety and Other Benefits in Assisted Living Facilities

Posted on: October 23, 2019 by Chris Murray

Across the country, millions of seniors receive care at assisted living facilities (ALFs) and other long-term care centers. Facility managers and staff are continually seeking ways of improving the lives of residents, helping them to live longer and remain healthier. One of the novel ways that ALFs are doing that is by implementing wellness programs. […] Read More

Posted in: Assisted Living Facility Insurance blog

The Greatest Risk Management Concerns for Home Health Care Workers

Posted on: October 11, 2019 by Chris Murray

The home health care sector is experiencing a boom in the United States. Once seen as a luxury service for the wealthy, home health care has expanded to serve residents of any financial status and location, including rural areas not served by healthcare facilities. With the rise of this sector has come new challenges and […] Read More

Posted in: blog Home Health Care