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Federal Regulators Cracking Down on Social Media Abuse of Nursing Home Residents

Recently, federal regulators directed state inspectors to begin scrutinizing efforts by nursing homes to protect elderly residents from being degraded on social media by staff members, a move prompted by dozens of disturbing posts in recent years.  A letter from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services told state survey agencies within 30 days to […]

What is A Never Event?

A “Never Event”* is a clearly identifiable and measurable, serious, and usually preventable medical error or event. “Never Events” fall into a variety of categories and consists of medical errors such as bedsores, wrong-site surgery and medication errors. If you suspect you or a loved one are victims of medical malpractice, negligence or nursing home […]