Monthly Archives: January 2015

Nursing home safety enforcement may be considered

In response to the most serious health and safety violations at state-licensed nursing homes in Texas, the Legislature may consider enacting a “three-strikes” requirement discussed in a recent report by the Sunset Advisory Commission. The proposed rule would lead to revocation of state licenses of nursing … Continue reading

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State responds to concerns about communicable disease

Three cases of Ebola diagnosed in Dallas since September and the recent rise in deaths from the disease in West Africa have brought international attention to the state’s preparedness in responding to infectious disease. Gov. Rick Perry on October 6 … Continue reading

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