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Preventing Injury Due to Unsafe Wandering and Elopement

Wandering is a common symptom that often develops in patients with dementia and can lead to elopement, which can be dangerous for those with cognitive and mobility deficits. The Alzheimer’s Association estimates 1 in 6 persons with dementia wanders. Join us to hear from a senior risk consultant and life safety expert about how to respond to […]

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Improving Care and Communication Postoperatively

Clinical analysis of Constellation’s surgical malpractice claims reveals that factors driving postoperative (post-op) harm events and claims include problems with assessment and monitoring skills, as well as communication challenges. View to hear about actual malpractice cases and learn how you can improve your surgical team’s performance.

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Reduce Follow-up System Failures and Diagnostic Error with Improved Processes

Making accurate and timely diagnoses is a partnership between the health care team and the diagnosticians; however, nearly half of Constellation diagnostic error malpractice claims involve follow-up system failures. Learn how to identify the ROI, find your data sources and improve diagnostic processes in your organization.

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The X Factor: A Paradigm Shift in 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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Disaster Behavioral Health Self Care for Healthcare Worker Resources

HHS ASPR TRACIE has developed new resources, ASPR TRACIE Disaster Behavioral Health Self Care for Healthcare Workers Modules, to provide needed information for front-line health care and social services workers to use prior to a disaster to recognize and reduce their stress levels and maintain resilience during recovery.

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Minimize Risk: Preventing Resident Injury

In our analysis of Constellation professional liability claims involving skilled nursing, assisted living and independent living facilities asserted from 2010 to 2015, the failure to ensure resident safety – primarily falls – was the #1 most frequent allegation and #1 most costly. Constellation Risk Report – Preventing Resident Injury – LTC

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