Healthcare providers do not violate the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act privacy regulations if they share patient information in the interest of public safety, according to a letter sent last week by Leon Rodriguez, the director of the Office for Civil Rights (OCR).
Detecto's Model 475 chair scale features sturdy steel construction and lift-away armrests for patient assurance and precision weighing. Developed to ensure patient safety and comfort as well as to reduce weighing time, the American-made scale is portable and offers easy side or front access. Measurements are available in pounds or pounds/kilos. Easy-to-read weigh beams are readable from both the front and back. The scale comes fully assembled and ready for use.
Nonprofit nursing home workers have higher levels of satisfaction with their facilities than their for-profit counterparts, according to a new report.