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CNA HealthPro Releases Publications Relating to Medication Safety and Protection from Heat Stress


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 resources focus on medication safety and combating heat stress. Detailed below, these resources – 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"Combating Heat Stress: Keeping Residents Cool and Well-Hydrated as Temperatures Rise” outlines major risk factors and offers strategies to assist aging services providers with keeping residents cool, hydrated and safe during seasonally warmer weather. Age-related vulnerabilities, cooling measures and seasonal safeguards are elements discussed within the publication.

VantagePoint® entitled "Medication Safety: Taking a Systematic Approach to Error Reduction” examines some of the critical attributes of an enterprise-wide medication safety program, focusing on topics such as group dynamics, procedural safeguards, intra-staff communication and utilization of technology.

Serving businesses and professionals since 1897, CNA is the country’s seventh largest commercial insurance writer and the 13th largest property and casualty company. CNA's insurance products include standard commercial lines, specialty lines, surety, marine, and other property and casualty coverages. CNA's services include risk management, information services, underwriting, risk control and claims administration. For more information, please visit CNA at CNA is a registered trademark of CNA Financial Corporation.

Source: CNA




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