Tag Archives: facilities
Jail and Prison Inmates’ Healthcare Issues Vary by Type of Facility.
Taxpayers spend about $70 billion a year on jails, prisons and other correctional facilities in the U.S. and currently there are 2.2 million inmates in our correctional system. When we look at each type of facility individually, we find that healthcare issues often vary by facility type but there are also common themes – a Continue Reading »
Risk Issues in Medical Imaging
47% of imaging facilities will be sued. 29% will be sued twice. At NSU Healthcare, we have teamed up with industry leader, OmniSure Consulting Group, to create a comprehensive liability program providing strong malpractice coverage and including the all-important risk management segment. This NSU partner webinar is brought to you by OmniSure Consulting Group LLC and Continue Reading »
Common Claim Types in Correctional Facilities
In my last post I discussed the different types of facilities and what this means to the healthcare providers in a correctional facility. Now I want to dig a little deeper into the claims for a correctional facility. I am often asked “What is the primary claim type that pays in correctional healthcare?” And most people Continue Reading »
NSU Partner Video – OmniSure on Risk Management
OmniSure’s Vice President Kathy Fitzgerald, RN, discusses OmniSure’s services, “We execute every service we promise with sharply focused expertise.” NSU Healthcare specializes in the Medical Professional Liability, General Liability, and Umbrella/Excess insurance needs of the healthcare industry.
Niche Markets in Healthcare
Overview: For retail brokers with a specialty healthcare or insured consumers looking for coverage, deciding on the necessary needs and coverages can be a daunting task. Combine that with a lack of clarity in definitions, and you have a perfect storm. Some insurers group miscellaneous healthcare facilities with allied health and some group allied health Continue Reading »
Coordination between Healthcare Facilities and Contracted Agencies or Vendors
A good risk management program for healthcare facilities includes agreements that carefully address the coordinated care and services provided to patients by outside vendors or agencies. Healthcare facilities that contract with outside staffing agencies, therapy companies, home health agencies, hospice, dialysis services, or other vendors may want to create a checklist for agreements to address Continue Reading »