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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 »
Teleradiology and Telemedicine – Be Sure Additional Malpractice Risks Are Covered.
Teleradiology and telemedicine have increasingly become more popular as more and more hospitals and independent imaging centers have begun to outsource their radiology work to independent practitioners. These practitioners operate from remote locations, with some based in the same city but many based in distant states or even overseas. Telemedicine has advantages for hospitals, doctors Continue Reading »
Correctional Facilities – How do they differ and what does that mean for the medical setting?
Taxpayers spend about $70B a year on corrections in the US and currently there are 2.2M inmates in our correctional system. Exactly what are the different types of correctional facilities and what are their issues? There are about 6,500 correctional facilities in the US. About 50% of these facilities are county and city jails and Continue Reading »
VIDEO SPOTLIGHT – The Correctional Healthcare Program
NSU Healthcare is the only insurance program focusing specifically on the unique needs of correctional healthcare providers. Learn more about this exceptional program in this video featuring our VP of Healthcare, Ben Newman. Our program offers: Broad liability insurance coverage, including defense for deliberate indifference claims and HIPAA violations Correctional specific risk management resources Dedicated Continue Reading »