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Also in the News for Friday, March 27

Documentation the biggest challenge to providers, survey shows … Middle-age hip replacements nearly doublefrom 2002-2011 … Even LTC insurers think product is too expensive … Exercise, but not Vitamin D, cuts injuries from falls

Also in the news for June 13, 2014 . . .

Senators ask for provider input on healthcare data availability … “Frailty index” can help predict post-surgery SNF admission … Hospice association sues CMS over documentation rule … Complex nursing home embezzlement case can go to trial

Davis Frye

Top 10 ways to avoid litigation

In nursing home lawsuits, plaintiffs are often unhappy family members of residents who have experienced falls, pressure wounds, unexplained injuries or death. In our practice defending long-term care facilities, we have identified some relatively simple and straightforward actions that nursing homes can take to avoid litigation.

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