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The Challenges Home Health Care Aides Face in Medication Administration

Posted on: March 15, 2019 by Chris Murray

In the United States, the home health care sector is booming. The sector has seen tremendous growth over the past decade and accounts for over $90 billion in gross output. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), over five million people receive medical services from home health care personnel. With that […] Read More

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The Top Complaints Residents Have About Nursing Homes

Posted on: March 8, 2019 by Chris Murray

Throughout the United States, millions of elderly and disabled individuals receive care in nursing homes and skilled care facilities. By and large, these facilities provide patients with the compassionate and accurate medical care they need. Unfortunately, even the best nursing homes will face complaints from residents and family members. Nursing home insurance is one part […] Read More

Posted in: blog Nursing Home

The Current Challenges Facing Nursing Homes

Posted on: March 1, 2019 by Chris Murray

In the modern healthcare industry, nursing homes perform a critical, yet often overlooked, role. These facilities are designed to provide long-term care to patients, supplementing and often replacing the care patients receive in hospitals and clinics. Patients are typically the elderly, but many patients afflicted with severe physical and mental disabilities also receive care in […] Read More

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How Healthcare Facilities Can Promote Workplace Wellness to Reduce Burnout and Claims

Posted on: February 27, 2019 by Gerry Dumke

The healthcare industry faces many challenges as it delivers compassionate care to patients of all ages. One of the primary challenges is that of workplace “burnout”, where caregivers like nurses and physicians experience high stress levels and a subsequent decline in performance. This is often due to excessively high workloads and corresponding expectations among administrators […] Read More

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Why Do Nurses Get Sued?

Posted on: February 22, 2019 by Chris Murray

Nurses are an important–even essential–part of the healthcare landscape. These skilled professionals are responsible for numerous aspects of the healthcare delivery model, providing care and comfort for patients both in and out of medical facilities like nursing homes. In today’s litigious society, however, nurses are at risk of lawsuits. There are many types of liability […] Read More

Posted in: blog Malpractice Insurance Medical Malpractice

The Evolution of Technology in Home Health Care

Posted on: February 14, 2019 by Chris Murray

Sometimes referred to as private-duty home care or allied healthcare, home health care is one area of the healthcare market that is experienced tremendous growth in recent years. In the past, home health care was considered a luxury all but out of reach of most seniors. Today, with advances in technology and an evolving service […] Read More

Posted in: blog Home Health Care

Recommendations for Effectively Integrating Dental Health in Nursing Homes

Posted on: February 8, 2019 by Chris Murray

Nursing homes across the country deliver compassionate, comprehensive treatment to millions of elderly citizens. With an ever-growing population of older people in the United States, the role of the nursing home or long-term care facility cannot be overstated. Unfortunately, dental hygiene, or to be more accurate the lack of adequate dental care in nursing homes […] Read More

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Are Your Nursing Home Clients “Winterized” Against the Polar Vortex?

Posted on: February 1, 2019 by Chris Murray

Dangerous cold weather has descended upon the Midwestern United States, leading to significant damage and loss of life as the so-called “polar vortex” caused temperatures to dip into the negative numbers. For the region’s elderly population, extreme cold weather events pose severe threats to life and health, leading many nursing home facilities to take additional […] Read More

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Why Assisted Living Facilities Need Proper Transport Procedures

Posted on: January 30, 2019 by Chris Murray

Residents of assisted living facilities depend on the compassionate and safe care these facilities provide. As the American population ages, more and more people will receive care at assisted living centers, nursing homes, and similar skilled-care operations. These facilities may not always have all the treatment options available in-house, and thus may need to transport […] Read More

Posted in: Assisted Living Facility Insurance blog

What Lies Ahead for Home Health Care in 2019

Posted on: January 25, 2019 by Chris Murray

Long considered a luxury among older Americans and their family members, home health care is set to be viewed in a new way in 2019. Commonly referred to as private-duty home care, this sector of the overall healthcare market is growing by leaps and bounds, and 2019 promises continued growth. Of course, with that growth […] Read More

Posted in: blog Home Health Care