Pat Iyer, host of this podcast, usually recommends that legal nurse consultants allow 3-5 years to develop a full-time practice. She is delighted to showcase an exception to that flexible rule. Ashley Moreau began her LNC Business practice in 2020, four months after the pandemic began. Prior to that time, she’d been working in a nursing home. Although she loved working there, the rigid schedules and greatly worsening conditions caused by COVID restrictions and staff shortages, accelerated her decision to become an independent LNC.
Archives for April 2022
In 2019, thirty percent of the money spent on healthcare in the U.S. was wasted through inappropriate care levels, unnecessary procedures, abuse, fraud, and other deviations from established standards of care. Mary Ann Seibold, who worked four years reviewing care given to Medicare Advantage patients explains how she went from Medicare watchdog to LNC and also the vital watchdog nature that utilization management plays in attempting to keep down the cost of wasteful medical activity.
Every legal nurse consultant needs to understand risk management and also the duties of a risk manager and quality assurance as practiced in a clinical setting. It’s often where one finds patients whose needs have slipped through the cracks created by insufficiently considered procedures, new medical practitioners, and even the routine event of a shift change
As a legal nurse consultant or someone who wants to open a business as an LNC and also create a brand, you have a primary question to answer: What makes you unique? What sets you apart from other practitioners? How can you make that distinction clear so that you can attract the attorneys and cases you want? How narrow should you make your niche?
Whether the patient’s setting is a nursing home, hospital, or their own home, wound care and prevention and care forms a primary aspect of treatment. Rebecca Corbet, wound care expert and LNC, shares with you both the optimal ways to preserve skin integrity and the standard of care for treatment of wounds.