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Terminations without litigation in the nursing home industry: Part Three

Terminations without litigation in the nursing home industry: Part Three

Terminations today pose far more legal risk than they did even 20 years ago. Irrespective of the size of the employer, a disgruntled employee who has been involuntarily terminated is likely to challenge the termination through a myriad of legal avenues.

Medline showcasing infection control products at APIC conference

Medline showcasing infection control products at APIC conference

Medline Industries Inc. is showcasing innovative infection prevention products during this week's APIC conference in Baltimore. These include Bioguard barrier dressings. These dressings contain a cationic polymer that kills a wide spectrum of microbes, including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). The Medline booth will also feature the government-approved BioFriend surgical face mask, as well as the PerfecTemp OR table pad. The pad helps reduce the incidence of pressure ulcers.

Several states miss budget deadline, putting Medicaid services at risk

Several states miss budget deadline, putting Medicaid services at risk

Tuesday at midnight was the deadline for most states to have completed their budget proposals for the coming fiscal year. Many didn't make it, placing state services, including Medicaid programs, at risk of significant cuts.