For the most part, retrieval of medical records is a relatively straightforward process. Armed with the appropriate HIPAA-compliant release of information, retrieving records for clients is often a matter of determining the appropriate custodian’s contact information and submitting the request. Sometimes, it is not as simple as submitting a request and receiving the records in […]
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After completing a comprehensive vetting process conducted by the Center for Verification and Evaluation at the Department of Veterans Affairs, R&G is pleased to announce its certification as a Veteran-Owned Small Business. Receipt of this designation enhances R&G’s ability to secure government contracts. In addition, companies seeking to support Veterans through use of services provided […]
The idea that a health care provider could diagnose and treat a patient via teleconferencing technology was a concept more at home in the Star Trek™ realm than what is now an increasingly commonplace event. Patient consultations currently take place via video conference, e-health including patient portals, remote monitoring of vital signs, sleep studies at […]
The Beat Goes On! In December of 2007, Congress declared the first week of June each year as National CPR/AED Awareness Week in an effort to increase the number of people certified in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and trained to use an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED). In today’s advanced technological world, the American Heart Association (AHA) has determined […]
Nursing home lawsuits have become one of the fastest growing segments of health care litigation. There are nearly 17,000 nursing homes in the United States that currently care for 1.7 million residents, a figure that is expected to quadruple to 6.6 million residents by 2050.(1) Over 90% of the nursing home residents are over the […]
Historical Perspective for a Successful Legal Nurse Consulting Firm R&G Medical Consultants was founded in February of 1992 by Rosie Oldham, BS, RN, LNCC. Her background in Nursing Administration, Risk Management and Quality Improvement was extremely valuable in the startup of this legal nurse consulting firm. R&G’s first cases were personal injury and in December […]