The CDC has officially declared prescription drug abuse in the US an epidemic - 100 people die from drug overdoses every day, most caused by prescription drugs. As a result, healthcare risk managers are strongly encouraged to mitigate exposure for providers and organizations facing the increasing regulatory and legal consequences of inappropriately prescribing and monitoring
The PCI Basics webinar will cover the history of PCI, why it is important to comply with PCI, and how to become compliant.
A discussion covering the issues and misconceptions surrounding the implementation of security measures within the framework of a healthcare practice.
First Healthcare Compliance hosts Jennifer Kirschenbaum of Kirschenbaum & Kirschenbaum for a discussion on what information is protected by HIPAA, how you can use protected information, how to protect against a breach and what to do if a breach happens.
The seminar will include examples of best practices for policies and language for employers to include in their Employee Handbook. Attendees will learn how to: provide information to employers regarding employee handbooks, discuss different types of policies to include in employee handbooks, and discuss employer's use of the handbook can help in defending against employee
This informative webinar will provide a comprehensive overview of common Life Safety Code (NFPA #101) deficiencies that are identified in health care facilities and provide guidance on maintaining a safe and compliant environment of care. The program will also focus on significant regulatory changes in health care facilities in accordance with the newly adopted editions of NFPA 101 and 99 (2012 editions).
Too often, healthcare professionals fail to recognize escalating behaviors until it is too late, and they are the victims of a violent attack. In this session, Steve Wilder, a nationally recognized healthcare safety and security consultant and co-author of the book "The Essentials of Aggression Management in Healthcare: From Talkdown to Takedown" will discuss the Aggression Continuum and ways to de-escalate aggressive behaviors before physical violence erupts.
First Healthcare Compliance hosted two informative webinars on OSHA’s Bloodborne Pathogen and Hazard Communication Standards with Kelly Ogle, BS, MS, CMPM, CHOP® of DoctorsManagement, LLC. (Bloodborne Pathogen Training Webinar and Hazard Communication Training Webinar). For employers and employees, Kelly addresses some commonly asked questions regarding compliance with these two OSHA Standards: Q: Who is covered
Designed to help your medical or dental practice maintain compliance with the new Hazard Communication Standard, including a review of the SDS format and the pictograms.
This training will provide you and your employees with knowledge that can help reduce the risk of diseases such as Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C and HIV, which could be contracted as a result of exposure to bloodborne pathogens. Medical and dental practices can eliminate the costs associated with remediating illness and injury resulting from BBP exposure by ensuring that employees receive proper training.