Most Recent Articles by John Durso
I read about a state supreme court upholding class-action status for a lawsuit alleging "chronic understaffing." How do we insulate ourselves from such allegations?
What are your thoughts on the rising attention given to telemedicine? Are we more at risk, using clinicians miles away and viewing resident conditions and records off-site? What precautions or pre-conditions to adopting it should we take?
We adopted a 24/7 visitor policy after much encouragement. Unfortunately, we occasionally get disruptive visitors. What can we do to restrict this without receiving complaints?
We do background checks on new employees. But now there's word we'll be getting sued because a relatively new nurse aide allegedly improperly touched certain residents. How can we avoid a potentially nightmarish sexual assault scenario we knew nothing about, nor could have foreseen?
What's needed for a vibrant compliance program in today's increasingly scrutinized legal climate?