In addition to being intelligent and analytical, a compliance officer must be of high integrity and possess the ability to communicate with diverse personalities. A strong person serves the role of the compliance officer with confidence and helps an organization face unavoidable challenges.
The importance of hand hygiene compliance has never been greater as it’s a vital part of the U.S. response to the COVID-19 pandemic. All individuals are instructed to wear a mask, practice social distancing and excercise frequent hand washing. In medical offices and hospitals hand hygiene takes on even greater significance. Practicing hand hygiene, which includes the use of alcohol-based hand rub (ABHR) or handwashing, is a simple yet effective way to prevent the spread of pathogens and infections in healthcare settings.
As the COVID-19 crisis continues to evolve, healthcare compliance officers need to have a plan for the next stage. Unprecedented issues associated with a pandemic create risks for individuals, businesses, and especially healthcare organizations. Individual employees must put forth effort to avoid burnout, stay focused and productive, and tend to mental health.
Distinguished Speaker to Discuss the Intersection of Privacy and Security Laws and Biometrics at the 3rd Annual Healthcare Compliance Symposium on April 23rd, 2020
Rachel V. Rose, JD, MBA, a principal with Rachel V. Rose Attorney at Law, P.L.L.C. in Houston, Texas will serve as the Distinguished Speaker at the 3rd Annual Healthcare Compliance Symposium co-hosted by Delaware Law School and First Healthcare Compliance.
The Wilmington, Delaware-based company, founded by a nurse attorney looking to ease the compliance burden for her physician spouse, works with organizations throughout the United States and will begin offering monthly exclusion screening for all state lists and GSA/SAM in 2020. WILMINGTON, Del. (PRWEB) November 26, 2019 -- First Healthcare Compliance, a leader in comprehensive
First Healthcare Compliance Announces Expert Presenters for HIPAA Privacy and Security Summit on November 14, 2019
Delaware Law School and First Healthcare Compliance Announce Schedule of Expert Presenters for HIPAA Privacy and Security Summit November 14, 2019 The HIPAA Privacy and Security Summit is a joint effort of Widener University Delaware Law School and First Healthcare Compliance to provide timely updates for professionals serving in healthcare, business and legal roles. The
Around the world accreditation is used to assure a high baseline level of healthcare quality. In the United States, accreditation is a multi-million-dollar industry without any sign of slowing down because it’s compulsory for federal payments and a marketing necessity in an increasingly competitive landscape. It’s no secret that healthcare organizations in the United States
Every board is responsible for ensuring that its organization complies with laws and regulations. Obviously, this is necessary to protect patients and public funds. Exercising oversight and monitoring of the organization’s compliance program is essential to corporate governance. Follow the tips in this week's infographic to detect non-compliance early and mitigate your risk.
The Healthcare Compliance Symposium 2019 will bring professionals from the healthcare and legal communities together for a day of discussion and learning on the campus of Delaware Law School. Seven industry experts will provide helpful insight on timely topics including cybersecurity, human resources challenges, telemedicine, exclusions, and ethics while instructing and leading interactive discussions among attendees to answer common questions and provide practical tips.
Incident reports are a typical part of risk management in the healthcare setting. In theory, properly reporting incidents provides an opportunity for a resolution by the right people at the right time. In any medical organization there are myriad reasons for a completing an incident report.