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26
Nov

Effective August 1, 2018, Louisiana has a new and expanded definition of personal private information.

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15
Nov

Under the Louisiana Medical Malpractice Act (“the Act”), damages are limited or “capped” at $500,000 plus medical expenses in cases filed against heal...

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15
Nov

The LAMMICO Risk Management Hospital Premium Discount Program was established to reward hospitals and eligible ambulatory surgery centers that improve...

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15
Nov

To increase awareness about nursing burnout, LAMMICO has selected this topic for the 2018-2019 LAMMICO Patient Safety Award and Grant program. Applica...

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15
Nov

Could the healthcare professionals at your facility be carefully following hand hygiene protocols but still spreading bacteria via their stethoscopes?...

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03
Oct

Is a staff member’s use of a patient’s full name in the waiting room considered a HIPAA violation?

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28
Sep

The Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners (LSBME) and the Louisiana State Board of Nursing (LSBN) have issued congruent rules governing physician...

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28
Sep

To address this growing and often unrecognized issue of nursing burnout, LAMMICO has developed a continuing education program designed specifically fo...

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28
Sep

The ADA compels healthcare providers to accommodate patients with disabilities, including allowing some types of animals in the treatment room.

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28
Sep

The applicable laws relating to audio-visual recording in a healthcare setting are frequently misunderstood.

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28
Sep

LAMMICO insures hospitals, facilities, physicians and mid-level providers – giving you the benefit of working with a single carrier to effectively cov...

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09
Apr

Utilize LAMMICO's online Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) courses and earn 5% off your hospital base premium.

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09
Apr

Congratulations to the recipient of the 3rd Annual LAMMICO Patient Safety Award & Grant: Specialists Hospital Shreveport.

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09
Apr

LAMMICO is linking the 2018-2019 Award and Grant Program to its online educational activity entitled “Nurse Well-Being: The Burnout Dilemma.”

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09
Apr

Hospitals must work harder than ever to track the influx of medical device communications and recalls.

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09
Apr

To reduce falls, every hospital employee should be on the lookout for the conditions that cause them.

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07
Mar

LAMMICO has developed a three-hour controlled substance course to meet the new Louisiana state requirements.

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16
Feb

Many physicians are faced with requests from their minor, yet maturing patients, that their health information not be disclosed to their parents.

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28
Nov

The opioid overdose crisis is reverberating into a significant threat to hospital employees and first responders.

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28
Nov

The OCR recently clarified an important aspect of patient privacy providing insight into healthcare’s cloud-based future.

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28
Nov

When a patient does not have an advanced medical directive and is unable to consent to treatment, who should decide what the patient wants?

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28
Nov

The Joint Commission recently recommended several actions to improve communication at handoff.

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28
Nov

Several states, including Louisiana, have taken steps to reduce excess opioid prescribing and shrink the pool of unused drugs.

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17
Aug

In the United States, four percent of the population is deaf, and they go to hospitals that may not understand them.

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17
Aug

Now entering its third year, LAMMICO’s Patient Safety Award and Grant program is increasing the monetary award to a $10,000 grant for the winning hosp...

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17
Aug

Physicians show the symptoms of burnout, but health systems foster the problem because of the way they operate.

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17
Aug

LAMMICO is expanding our catalog of digital resources to help to help practices, including those owned by our hospital insureds.

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11
Apr

Local healthcare providers should take note of the $300,000 flu shot case in Philadelphia as it represents a nationwide trend in EEOC cases.

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11
Apr

Research shows that healthcare professionals who learn about and nurture their compassion feel better about themselves and their practice.

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11
Apr

LAMMICO presents a series of activities focused on accurate interpretation of EFM data along with intervention guidelines to respond to specific situa...

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11
Apr

A new CMS rule addresses three key areas that CMS believes are necessary to maintain access to health care services during emergencies.

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11
Apr

LAMMICO reminds policyholders to plan and train for IT downtime in their facility.

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11
Apr

LAMMICO offers hospital and facility insureds online resources as well as the opportunity for an on-site live workshop to help manage the stress of li...

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11
Apr

Congratulations to the recipient of the 2nd Annual LAMMICO Patient Safety Award & Grant: Jennings American Legion Hospital.

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