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Mitigating Severe Pressure Ulcer Malpractice Claims

Deep tissue injuries (DTIs) that evolve into severe pressure ulcers affect millions of people in the United States each year. Unfortunately, many believe that DTIs and severe pressure ulcers (also called pressure injuries) are always preventable with proper skin care and repositioning. This incorrect perception leads to malpractice claim losses. Learn about the physiological mechanisms …

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Nursing Malpractice Claims: Impacts and Opportunities

Nurses are directly involved in most aspects of care in every health care setting, so understanding the top contributing factors to nursing-related claims is a great opportunity to minimize risk. In our analysis of Constellation professional liability claims asserted from 2010 to 2017, nurses were the most frequently cited primary clinician responsible for care at …

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Healing the Healer: Awareness and Prevention Strategies for Physician Suicide

There’s a painful fact about medicine today, one practitioners and health care organizations are often hesitant to talk about: physicians choose to end their lives at a rate approximately twice the rest of the general population. Constellation and VITAL WorkLife are teaming up to present this webinar to help senior leaders and health care organizations …

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Laurie Drill-Mellum, MD, to Speak at December 4 Bounce Back Conference in Minneapolis, MN

On Wednesday, December 4 at 2:45pm, Laurie Drill-Mellum, MD, chief medical officer at Constellation, will speak at the Bounce Back Project’s Healthcare Provider Resilience Conference. The theme of the conference is “Moving from Surviving to Thriving,” and Dr. Drill-Mellum’s talk is entitled “Mindful Connecting for Personal Health.” This break-out session highlights how intention, attention and …

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