Patricia M. Clendening, SHRM-SCP, GPHR, SPHR, President of HR Strategies, LLC, will present the webinar “How to Navigate the Ever-changing Anti-Harassment Regulations” on June 18, 2019. Tricia Clendening answered many commonly asked questions on our blog in anticipation of this webinar.
First-aid is the administering of emergency care for injury or illness before emergency medical service (EMS) becomes available. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires employers to have someone, or multiple people, trained in first-aid for worksites that are not in close proximity to a hospital, clinic, or infirmary. While OSHA has certain standards
Everyone who participates in the United States healthcare system either as a patient, provider business associate, or subcontractor either knows or should know about the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, Pub. L. 104-191 (Aug. 21, 1996). Industry participants should also have implemented requisite standards espoused by the Privacy Rule, Security Rule, Breach Notification Rule and the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act, Pub. L. 111-5 (Feb. 17, 2009).
Workplace violence is a serious problem that affects nearly 2 million Americans each year. It is especially concerning in the healthcare sector because of its impact on patients and staff. Review this week's infographic on OSHA's steps toward compliance.
Shivhon Adkins, MPA, founder of Medical Receptionist Network and author of the “Medical Receptionist Handbook to Success” will present the webinar “Front Desk Success with Medical Receptionist Engagement.” Shivon answers many commonly asked questions on our blog.
In healthcare facilities, workplace violence is an important issue that comes at a high price. Not only is workplace violence itself costly, but so are the fines OSHA issues in response. Recently OSHA has fined two healthcare facilities, one in Pennsylvania and one in Florida, for making employees and patients vulnerable to workplace violence.
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.
Catherine E. Walters, Esq., partner at Bybel Rutledge LLP and Chair of the firm’s Employment/Labor Law Group, presented the webinar “Navigating the Background Check and FCRA Compliance Minefield.” Ms. Walters answers common questions regarding the pre-employment screening process.
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.
Healthcare providers have enough documentation to keep track of when it comes to patients and their medical records. But retaining employment related documents is equally important. This week's infographic shows the common employment records that need to be maintained based on federal requirements.