Tag Archives: medical care
What Are the Differences Among Home Healthcare, In-Home Care and Hospice Care?
Recently my colleague, Alan Hille, wrote a blog post about the risks associated with owning a home healthcare agency. He outlined the unique risks associated with administering clinical care in a non-medical environment. That reminded me that there is often misunderstanding about the types of care people receive in their home. I thought we might Continue Reading »
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 »
The Origin of “deliberate indifference” Cases in Correctional Health.
Here’s a possible claims scenario to consider – your correctional client has a suit where the inmate is filing a medical malpractice allegation as well as a civil rights violation for “deliberate indifference.” First you ask “What exactly is this deliberate indifference? Are you telling me that I have to provide coverage for my clients Continue Reading »