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Managing Risks at Assisted Living Facilities

Posted on: November 10, 2017 by Chris Murray

Updated November 10, 2017   In 2016, it was reported that lawsuits against assisted living facilities were on the rise, far surpassing the number of nursing home negligence cases. Neville Bilimoria, a partner with Chicago’s health practice law group Duane Morris LLP, said, “The plaintiffs’ [attorneys] use one theme in all of their nursing home […] Read More

Posted in: Assisted Living Facility Insurance blog

Violence Among Occupational Risks for Home Healthcare Providers

Posted on: December 16, 2015 by Caitlin Morgan

Earlier this month we took a look at some common occupational hazards for the home healthcare industry, including injuries related to musculoskeletal disorders and occupational stress. Today, we are looking at the exposure to workplace violence among home healthcare providers. The community setting where home healthcare providers work make them more vulnerable to violent assaults […] Read More

Posted in: blog Healthcare

A Look at the Exposures Medical Directors at Health Facilities Face

Posted on: October 29, 2015 by Caitlin Morgan

Often physicians serve as directors of surgery centers, assisted living facilities, nursing homes, hospital divisions and other medical facilities.  They may receive payment, and enjoy the prestige that comes with serving on a board. Their responsibilities as medical directors vary depending on the type of facility for which they serve. At a hospital, a medical […] Read More

Posted in: blog Healthcare Facilities

User Error Contributes to Majority of Cyber Attacks

Posted on: April 24, 2015 by Caitlin Morgan

Two reports were recently released underscoring the fact that the vast majority of cyber attacks are due to user error. This includes employees clicking on links in tainted emails, companies failing to apply available patches to known software flaws, and technicians not configuring systems properly. In fact, according to Verizon Communication’s recent annual study of […] Read More

Posted in: blog Cyber Liability

Mitigating Cyber Liability Risks for Small Business Owners

Posted on: September 15, 2014 by Caitlin Morgan

Mitigating Cyber Liability Risks for Small Business Owners HSB, part of reinsurer Munich Re, and Trail of Bits, a cyber security firm in New York held a “Hacker Lab” event where by small business owners got an inside view of how cyber criminals work. “White hat” hackers used a simulated small business system to demonstrate […] Read More

Posted in: Cyber Liability

Balancing Risk: Use of Technology in Assisted Living Environments

Posted on: November 11, 2013 by Caitlin Morgan

Balancing Risk: Use of Technology in Assisted Living Environments It’s estimated that more than 735,000 individuals nationwide live in assisted living settings, according to the National Center for Assisted Living. As baby boomers age and increasingly more individuals move into assisted living environments, the industry as a whole faces new challenges and risks that go […] Read More

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