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Understanding the relationship between workers’ comp and SSDI

Published by Property Casualty 360 on Apr 03, 2018

Injured workers may be entitled to benefits under their state's workers' compensation program, Social Security Disability Insurance, or both. Here's what you need to understand about how they work together.

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Protecting Employees from Residents Who are Exhibiting Behaviors

Published by AssuredPartners on Mar 30, 2018

Nearly one-half of all nonfatal injuries from occupational assaults and violent acts occurred in healthcare and social services settings. Whether working in a skilled or assisted living facility, healthcare providers often face residents and family members who lose control of their emotions and exhibit disruptive, assaultive and even violent behavior.

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Bed Rails: To Use or Not to Use?

Published by AssuredPartners on Mar 29, 2018

From January 1, 1985, to January 1, 2013, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) received 901 medical device reports related to bed rails.  These reports described instances of residents being caught, trapped, entangled or strangled in hospital beds.  Of these 901 incidents, 531 resulted in death.

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How to increase injured employee engagement in the workers’ comp system

Published by Property Casualty 360 on Mar 25, 2018

Getting injured employees more involved in their own recoveries has increasingly become a focus of workers’ compensation stakeholders in recent years, but it may be easier said than done. The system is confusing, and workers may have heard horror stories from friends or coworkers who’ve had negative experiences.

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Amazon’s secretive health team talking with AARP about making products for older people

Published by CNBC on Mar 20, 2018

Now CNBC has learned that Amazon has in fact been meeting with the AARP since 2015 to discuss potential collaborations and share research, and it is interested in designing technology for aging populations. Read More

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A ‘wake-up call’ to Improve Employee Retention

Published by Published by Lois A. Bower, Senior Editor McKnight’s Senior Living on Mar 20, 2018

What's one way to retain employees? Make sure their supervisors are people for whom they want to work, suggests the results of a recent national survey. Read more>>

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What Drives Higher Verdicts and Settlements

Published by David Thurber, General Counsel, Alliance Insurance Group on Oct 27, 2017

In the senior housing industry there are a variety of factors that fuel big verdicts and encourage the plaintiffs’ bar to demand large settlements. There are several internal and external factors that fuel this exposure, and embolden plaintiffs’ lawyers. Read More

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Staff Recruitment and Retention: How to Retain Quality Caregivers, Reduce Turnover

Published by By Angie Szumlinski, Director of Risk Management at HealthCap®, QA Reader® on Jun 27, 2017

The simple truth is, the more familiar caregivers are with residents, the better their care will be. Within the senior living industry, a huge area of risk and concern is difficulty in recruiting and retaining quality, compassionate caregivers. In this compelling piece, Angie Szumlinski, Director of Risk Management at HealthCap®,… Read More