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We are committed to providing you with up-to-date news and educational resources to help reduce risk, increase safety and improve quality at your healthcare facility. Check back frequently for our latest blogs, newsletters, claims studies, announcements and more.

05.09.2022
Article

Social Media Liability: Establishing Policies for Risk Protection

Although social media plays a large role in the healthcare delivery system, its utilization does create risks. However, t...

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04.26.2022
Claim Study

Recreational Use Facilities: Ensuring Equipment Safety

Healthcare facility fitness centers come with risks and exposures for claims. Following these guidelines can protect user...

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04.25.2022
Article

Adverse Medical Events: How the RaDonda Vaught Case Could Impact Healthcare

Adverse medication events pose a significant risk to patients, healthcare staff, and the healthcare systems. However, foc...

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04.21.2022
Announcement

2022 Updated Telemedicine Licensing Requirements to Note

Click below to view charts that outline the requirements in Louisiana and surrounding states for Telemedicine and out-of-...

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04.13.2022
Claim Study

Communication Documentation: The Details Matter

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03.30.2022
Article

Top 4 Areas to Improve Workplace Safety

In 2021, LHA Workers' Compensation Trust Fund members received their first Workplace Safety Benchmarking reports. The rep...

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03.26.2022
Article

Providing Self-Defense Training to Staff Now Can Payoff Later

At the recent LHA Trust Funds 2022 Workplace Violence Symposium, North Louisiana emergency room nurse Jewell Lites shared...

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03.16.2022
Article

2021 Funds for Safety Grant Winners' Progress Reports

2021 was a record year for our Funds For Safety grant program with 13 winners who presented ambitious projects. Two of ou...

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03.14.2022
Claim Study

Process Makes Perfect: Handling Defective Equipment

Established processes on handling defective equipment can save hospitals from the risk of potentially costly litigation...

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