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Your 2014 Business Plan Your 2014 Business Plan: How to Identify the Important so You Don’t Spend Too Much Time on the Urgent

  • Do you have more ideas than you can carry out for your legal nurse consulting business or law practice?
  • Do you know specifically what you need to accomplish in 2014?
  • Do you find the pressure of completing daily tasks interferes with thinking longer term?

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Lab Technician Hospital Acquired Infections Webinar
This program is for attorneys, legal nurse consultants and clinicians.

  • Do you want to sharpen your skills in understanding liability issues of hospital acquired infection cases?
  • Are you an attorney who is asked to evaluate an infection case for liability, causation and damages?

This program is for you!

website pic Electronic Medical Records: How to Navigate Your Way Through the Paper Printouts
You want to be able to expedite the review of electronic records. You know that electronic medical record use will increase as more facilities and physician offices invest in this technology.
Powerful Discovery Tools through Technology, Tom Quail Powerful Discovery Tools through Technology Webinar
This program is for attorneys. We know that attorneys may ask for cell phone records to determine if a driver was talking on the phone during a car crash. But there is so much more information available that may help or hinder an attorney’s case: recorders, cameras and more! Do you know what a 911 tape says about an incident? Do you know what can exonerate or snare an individual?

Our presenter has performed many investigations using information from technology. He will unveil the secrets of the scores of data that is being collected right now. He’ll teach you how and why you should get it.

New Articles:

Summary of Clinical Use and Toxicity of Anticoagulant Therapy
An anticoagulant is a substance that prevents coagulation; that is, it stops blood from clotting. A group of pharmaceuticals called anticoagulants can be used as a medication for thrombotic disorder. The irony of the disasters that follow anticoagulant mishaps is that most of their use is prophylactic, to decrease the risk of clotting… (read more)
Why is Litigation related to Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) on the Rise?
With an increased frequency of use of NPWT for complex and difficult wound management, the chance of adverse events is increased. Additionally, because NPWT devices have very specific and somewhat complicated guidelines for use, there is a steep learning curve (as opposed to simpler wound dressings). With the complexity of use of the device, there is greater potential for user error. In November 2009, the FDA issued a warning to healthcare professionals about NPWT…
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Hospital Acquired Pressure Ulcers: The Risks
Litigation over hospital-acquired pressure ulcers represents a significant fraction of a medical malpractice attorney’s case load. We frequently receive requests for nursing experts to review liability issues associated with pressure sores. The issues have shifted since the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and several private payors began denying reimbursement for care related to hospital-acquired pressure sores ……..(read more)

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