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CSHRM WEBINAR

– By Steve Dollar

Mark Kiefer, the managing partner of the Los Angeles office, presented a webinar to the California Society for Healthcare Risk Management (CSHRM) in February, 2011. The webinar, titled "Pre-Litigation Risk Management: Key Issues to Address Regarding Travel Nurses," discussed the common problems that can be resolved to avoid unnecessary litigation.

The webinar included information on the following topics:
  • How to tighten contracts between the travel nurse registry and the facility borrowing the travel nurse
  • Contractual indemnification provisions
  • Meeting necessary statutory requirements
  • Co-employment and joint employment liability
  • Ostensible agency
  • Tips for creating better charting
  • Requirements for reporting judgments and settlements.