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May 2011 - Posts

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Comparison Shopping
May 26, 2011 10:04 AM by Tony DeWitt
Medicare and CMS sponsor the Nursing Home Compare website where consumers can theoretically find statistical information about how well a nursing home meets quality measures. Facilities can be located by name or by zip code, and then compared on a series Read More...
Charity Events and Your Responsibility
May 20, 2011 1:57 PM by Tony DeWitt
Charity, it is said, begins at home. That is frequently true, especially when a health care worker is asked by their institution or professional organization to donate time to an endeavor like an Asthma Camp or Alzheimers Walk. But there are dangers in Read More...
Failure to Supervise
May 11, 2011 9:56 AM by Tony DeWitt
From Seattle comes a cautionary tale of why it is necessary to take swift action when any allegation of a sexual nature is lodged against an employee. Richard Garcia, a respiratory therapist, was charged with sexual abuse of a patient and pleaded guilty, Read More...


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    A.L. "Tony" DeWitt, RRT, CRT, JD, FAARC
    Occupation: Attorney
    Setting: Jefferson City, Mo.
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