HFA Board Changes Renewal Requirements

By: Barclay Wong The Indiana Board of Health Facility Administrators issues licenses for Indiana’s health facility administrators.  All skilled nursing facilities must employ a health facility administrator as its leader.  Health facility administrator licenses expire on August 31, 2022.  Every licensed health facility administrator… Read More >

Protect Yourself from Material Construction Price Increases

By:  Alexander Trueblood Owners, developers, contractors, subcontractors, and others in the construction industry have become all too familiar with dramatic increases in the price of certain construction materials since the COVID-19 pandemic began disrupting global trade in early 2020. While the prices for many… Read More >

Apparent Agency Principles Addressed Again by the Indiana Supreme Court in Arrendale vs. American Imaging & MRI, LLC, et al. And How This Affects Non-Hospital Health Care Entities

By: Janet McSharar According to a recently issued Indiana Supreme Court decision, non-hospital health care entities will be held vicariously liable for the actions or inactions (negligence) of independent contractors and so the non-hospital health care entities should consider becoming qualified providers under the… Read More >

Safe Waste Management Practices During a Pandemic

By:  Melanie Kalmbach The United Nations Environment Programme International Environmental Technology Centre and the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies recently collaborated to publish a report which analyzes current waste practices, suggests best practices, and provides recommendations for policymakers for managing waste from healthcare facilities,… Read More >