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Inmate Claims He Was Needlessly Handcuffed and Shackled During and After Emergency Appendectomy

Despite objections from surgeon, prison guards kept patient restrained for days, according to lawsuit.

Posted 09/14/17 | 2 comments

Johnson & Johnson Hit With $57M Judgment in Pelvic Mesh Suit

Court-ordered payment is going to a woman who underwent 3 surgeries to remove defective pelvic mesh implants.

Posted 09/08/17 | 1 comment

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Legal Update: Be Smart About Smartphone Use

Mitigate the legal risks of cell phones in your facility.

Posted 09/08/17 | William A. Miller, JD | Post a comment

Staffing: 7 Simple Staff Appreciation Ideas

Easy, low-cost ways to let your team know you value them.

Posted 09/08/17 | Andréa Venezio | Post a comment

Safety: Are You Ready for a Disaster?

How to comply with CMS's Emergency Preparedness Rule.

Posted 09/08/17 | Leslie Mattson, RN, BSHM | Post a comment

Medical Malpractice: The Limits of Informed Consent

Can patients claim damages if they were aware of the risks?

Posted 09/08/17 | Amy Redington Riley, JD | Post a comment

Infection Prevention: Are Those Stethoscopes Clean?

You may be ignoring this common source of pathogens.

Posted 09/08/17 | Linda R. Greene, RN, MPS, CIC | Post a comment

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