Reduce risk with protocols, good hiring practices

November 2009
Hospice Management Advisor;Nov2009, Vol. 14 Issue 11, p125
The article offers ways on how the risk of insurance claims, worker's compensation premiums and the cost of professional and general liability can be reduced by an agency in the U.S. It suggests that an agency should examine the criminal backgrounds of employees and should perform drug screening before hiring them. It recommends that an agency should give employees lifting technique training. In addition, the financial crisis can be addressed by reducing overhead costs.


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