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CNA HealthPro Publications Help Aging Services Organizations Manage Depression and Standardize Wound Photography


CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As one of the nation’s leading providers of professional liability insurance for healthcare providers and organizations, CNA HealthPro understands the importance of patient safety and risk management in the evolving world of healthcare. CNA HealthPro researches and analyzes healthcare liability trends to create resources to help its clients manage a variety of healthcare risks.

The most recent published resources focus on how aging services providers may be able to reduce risk by managing depressive disorders and standardizing wound photography practices. As described below, these publications – including numerous client bulletins and risk management tools that highlight emerging issues and trends in the healthcare industry - may be accessed at under “Client Materials,” click “Healthcare.”

AlertBulletin® entitled,"Photographic Wound Documentation: Digital Imaging Guidelines Help Minimize Exposure,” provides tips for establishing consistency in such areas as photographer training and authorization, equipment selection, imaging technique and photo storage that can translate into clearer images, more organized and secure records, and reduced liability exposure.

CareFully Speaking® entitled, "Depression Management: Early Detection and Individualized Treatment Reduce Suffering and Risk,” is intended to help aging services providers develop and maintain a thorough, well-coordinated system for the prevention, screening and management of depressive disorders.

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