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Connecting the Dots Between Recidivism and Medical Malpractice Claims in Correctional Facilities
One of the risks facing correctional healthcare professionals is recidivism. There is a correlation between higher rates of recidivism and increased medical malpractice claims. Recidivism is the term used for individuals who have been incarcerated for a crime who then repeat the illegal behavior after being released from jail or prison. Studies show that recidivism Continue Reading »
Poor Communication Can Cost an Arm and a Leg or in Some Cases, a Foot.
Are you a good communicator? I think most of us would say that we are pretty decent, but could probably improve our communication skills. How does poor communication affect claims in correctional healthcare? Here’s an example and a few statistics. This is a true story. A 37 year old male was arrested and put in jail Continue Reading »