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 >

Requirements for Long-Term Care Facilities to Report COVID-19 Cases Within the Facilities to Residents and Their Families

By: Janet A. McSharar Indiana’s long-term care and assisted living facilities must inform facility residents and their designated representatives of certain COVID-19 information pertaining specifically to the facilities.  The Indiana State Department of Health recently issued its reporting guidelines, which closely track the Centers… Read More >

Doubling Down on Employer Documentation for the Next Normal

By: Melanie M. Dunajeski Clients who have worked with me over the years know one of my top employer mantras is “Document, Document, Document.”  Routine, contemporaneous documentation of attendance, performance, discipline, training/cross-training, and qualifications gives a more complete and more unfiltered picture of an… Read More >