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record requests

Legal Brief – Being Mindful Of Records Requests

With this recurring column, Elite Healthcare provides readers with insight related to the legal implications of healthcare – offering practical guidance on scenarios that should be avoidable and providing suggested courses of action when appropriate. The examples provided here are those that all providers…

legal brief: medication

Legal Brief: Medication Administration & The Patient’s Family

The importance of monitoring medication administration in an in-patient facility is paramount All healthcare providers and administrators in an in-patient setting should be taking the added precaution of educating the patients’ families and caregivers about the prescribed regimens. Incorrect dispensing of medication at incorrect…

Legal Briefs – Unlicensed Personnel in the Care Setting

With this weekly column, Elite Healthcare provides readers with insight related to the legal implications of healthcare – offering practical guidance on scenarios that should be avoidable and providing suggested courses of action when appropriate. The examples provided here are those that all providers…

Legal Brief: Auditing Out-of-Network Providers

With this weekly column, Elite Healthcare provides readers with insight related to the legal implications of healthcare – offering practical guidance on scenarios that should be avoidable and providing suggested courses of action when appropriate. The examples provided here are those that all providers…

Kansas Becomes 31st State to Implement Nurse Licensure Compact

Sunflower State made it official on July 1 On July 1, 2019, Kansas joined 30 other states in implementing the nurse licensure compact (NLC), which allows for registered nurses (RNs) and licensed practical/vocational nurses (LPN/VNs) to have one multistate license, with the ability to…

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