Ep. 31 - Fall 2023 Vaccine Recommendations with Dr. David Gifford
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by HealthCap
10M ago
In this engaging podcast episode, Angie Szumlinski, Director of Risk Management at HealthCap and a seasoned expert in the field, engages in a captivating conversation with Dr. David Gifford, Chief Medical Officer at AHCA/NCAL. Together, they delve into the realm of respiratory viruses, shedding light on the latest insights and recommendations concerning their vaccines. From the ever-present RSV to the perennial concern of influenza and the ongoing challenges posed by COVID, the vulnerability of our senior living residents to these respiratory viruses is a paramount concern. Join us as we explo ..read more
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Ep 30 Bivalent Vaccine Hesitancy
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by HealthCap
1y ago
In this episode Angie Szumlinski, HealthCap Director of Risk Managment and Cathy Hamblen, HealthCap Risk Manager talk with Chad Worz, PharmD, BCGP, FASCP, Chief Executive at the about vaccine hesitancy and strategies for improving bivalent COVID-19 vaccine rates in senior living ..read more
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Ep 29: Residents with Restricted Diets - Enjoying the Holidays
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by HealthCap
1y ago
During the holidays, many residents and families of residents on a restricted diet would like permission to deviate from the diet to enjoy traditional "holiday" foods. Will a dietary waiver protect you if a negative outcome occurs as a result of such a deviation? Angie Szumlinski, HealthCap Director of Risk Managment, talks with Mary McMurry, Litigation Manager at about this and other topics to keep your residents safe and you protected ..read more
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Ep 28: Ready or Not! Phase 3 is Coming October 24th
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by HealthCap
1y ago
CMS will begin surveying against Phase 3 of Requirements of Participation for Nursing Homes on October 24, 2022. With around 180 pages of guidance, revisions, and updates affecting 52 F-tags, many providers are feeling anxious about the new guidance. Angie Szumlinski, Director of Risk Management for HealthCap talks with Crystal Bowens, the Associate VP of Regulatory Services for AHCA/NCAL about the updates, and what providers can do to prepare. Crystal reminds us that AHCA/NCAL members can always reach out to them at for specific questions ..read more
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Ep 26: Instilling a Culture of Compassion in Your Organization with Glenn Van Ekeren
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by HealthCap
1y ago
Angie Szumlinski, Director of Risk Management talks with Vetter Health Services President, Glenn Van Ekeren about their belief that it's not about putting years in the life, but putting life in the years. Quality care is determined by a mindset to do what's right, and that comes from compassion. Listen to learn about instilling a culture of compassion in your organization ..read more
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Ep 25: Staffing Challenges: Recruitment & Retention Strategies with Allyson Bakewell, Ciena
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by HealthCap
1y ago
In this episode, we'll talk about the staffing challenges facing the senior living industry. Angie Szumlinski talks with Allyson Bakewell, Director of Talent Acquisition for Ciena Healthcare about what they're doing to attract and retain talent ..read more
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Ep 24 Vaccine Mandates, Boosters, and Hesitancy
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by HealthCap
1y ago
In this episode Angie Szumlinski, Director of Risk Management at HealthCap talks with Dr. Matthew Beacom, M.D. from the University of Nebraska and Heath Boddy, President and CEO at the Nebraska Health Care Association. Listen as they discuss the latest in vaccine mandates, boosters, and vaccine hesitancy in the senior living industry ..read more
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Ep 22 Claims Trends & Analysis
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by HealthCap
1y ago
Beginning in 2016 the senior living industry began to see an increase in the frequency and severity of claims. When COVID began in 2020, it changed everything, making the trends more unpredictable. Will plaintiff attorneys turn a global pandemic into individual tort claims and what will be the outcome? We may not know for a long time ..read more
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Ep 21 Scott Voss: A Partner from the Beginning
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by HealthCap
1y ago
Cara Drenth, Director of Underwriting at HealthCap talks with Scott Voss, President of Voss Insurance Services and original HealthCap agent. Listen as they talk about what COVID has been like for agencies and owners, how we've handled crises in the past, and what the future may hold for senior living facilities ..read more
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Ep 20 Intimacy Between Residents
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by HealthCap
1y ago
Humans are sexual beings from the time they are born until they die. How do you handle situations when residents become intimate ..read more
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