Posted on: May 22, 2018 by Huntersure LLC.
Some in the nursing field may not consider the severity of a claim made against them. A misconception is that the healthcare professionals who should be more aware of complaints are surgeons and family doctors. In fact, nurses are just as vulnerable to receiving complaints and in turn have to face a review by a […] Read More
Posted on: December 23, 2016 by Huntersure LLC.
While we most commonly deal with physicians, nurses, and dentists when we seek medical care, there is, in fact, a large spectrum of healthcare providers outside of those three categories. According to Health Times, the term Allied Healthcare refers to all of the medical professionals outside of the categories of medicine and nursing, with examples […] Read More
Posted on: November 18, 2015 by Huntersure LLC.
The allied healthcare field is a vast industry. Spanning a variety of positions and specialties, this sector is one of the fastest-growing in the nation. As so many professionals make up this field, there are inherent risks associated with each. As such, a Professional Liability Program for Allied Healthcare is essential to protecting both employees […] Read More
Posted on: October 29, 2015 by Huntersure LLC.
The allied healthcare industry is undoubtedly diverse. As these facilities range greatly, with each requiring specific skill sets and experience, allied health professionals are subjected to a broad scope of exposures. In order to mitigate the potential loss and litigation fees that can damage a business and a reputation, your clients should be well equipped […] Read More
Posted on: May 5, 2015 by Huntersure LLC.
New reports reveal that emergency-room visits continued to climb in the United States, contrary to predictions. As we enter the second year after the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has gone into full effect, a recent survey of 2,098 emergency-room doctors conducted by the American College of Emergency Physicians, which revealed that that vast majority of […] Read More
Posted on: April 8, 2015 by Huntersure LLC.
When it comes to patient care, next-of-kin and emergency contacts are invaluable pieces of patient information, however there is growing concern among allied healthcare providers and researchers that healthcare legislation and regulations are not adapting to chaining cultural and social norms. Medically and legally, the next-of-kin relationship is important in determining who should be called […] Read More
Posted on: March 19, 2015 by Huntersure LLC.
The state of rural healthcare has made headlines across the nation lately as small hospitals and medical care facilities have been closing at what industry members are calling an alarming rate. According to the National Rural Health Association, which represents about 2,000 small hospitals across the country and other rural care providers, 48 rural hospitals […] Read More
Posted on: January 26, 2015 by Huntersure LLC.
Residential Care Facility Liability: Identifying Mistreatment In our previous post, we mentioned that mistreatment of residents is one of the most common liability exposures that residential care facilities face. These exposures often leave facilities vulnerable to lawsuits and other legal complications, and can be burdensome for all parties involved. The best way to avoid a […] Read More
Posted on: January 22, 2015 by Huntersure LLC.
Residential Care Facility Liability: Common Lawsuit Risks It is not uncommon for residential care facilities to face legal complications and allegations of wrongdoing. In fact, in recent years the number of lawsuits against nursing homes, assisted living facilities and other residential care operations has increased. Whether this is due to an increasingly litigious cultural […] Read More