Posts by Nancy Councill

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  1. Beyond Policies: Are Your Healthcare Employees Prepared to Deal With an Active Shooter?

    Chances are, your healthcare facility probably has some sort of policy in place that would apply in the event of a violent situation in your workplace, such as an active shooter. Your policy might specify a code word or alert that you say over the intercom, or perhaps you have an evacuation or lockdown process […]

  2. Are Your Volunteers Protected by Your Workers’ Comp or Liability Policy?
  3. Before You Buy an Elder Care Facility, Do Your Workers’ Comp Due Diligence
  4. Prevent Nursing Home Injuries and Costly Workers’ Comp Claims

      From slips and falls to the wear and tear caused by lifting and repositioning patients, nursing home employees experience more injuries and miss more days of work recuperating from injuries than construction and manufacturing workers, miners, foresters, and loggers, according to 2013 data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In addition, nursing aids, orderlies, […]

  5. Nursing Homes: Control Losses with Workers’ Comp Policies and Procedures
  6. Nursing Homes: Avoid Costly Workers’ Compensation Claims
  7. Don’t Settle for Sub-Par Reporting from Your Healthcare TPA

    Operating an elder care facility or senior living community in today’s convoluted healthcare landscape comes with challenges. On top of caring for patients, there are new laws to learn, claims to submit, records to update, litigation to manage, procedures to implement — and much more that relates to your long-term and day-to-day operations. Staying ahead […]

  8. What to Look for in a Litigation Manager for Your Elder Care Facility
  9. Protect Your Elder Care Facilities with a Medical Record Release System