Analyzing other industries that have overcome their own safety challenges can provide insights into how healthcare organizations can also make safety a strategic priority. These 12 questions can indicate whether safety is a strategic priority in your organization.
COVID-19 is a wake-up call to the entire skilled nursing and LTC industry. Organizations must stay informed on legal issues related to COVID-19 and understand business practices that contribute to civil and criminal lawsuits. With knowledge in hand, best practices can be put in place to help LTC operators protect themselves from lawsuits.
History may come to see COVID-19 as the seminal event shaping infection control practices in healthcare. While the pandemic, so far, has spotlighted the ineffectiveness of current processes to assess, plan and manage infection control risks, there is also a bright side. The urgent need to keep residents, staff and visitors safe has inspired long-overdue innovation in proactively managing all infection control risks at nursing homes and other care sites.
Over 55 criminal and civil lawsuits have been filed against LTC directors and executives related to COVID-19 incidents. Could you be next? Join us for an informative webinar with an LTC-expert defense attorney who will brief you on the lawsuits and how you can protect yourself from personal liability while also protecting your organization.