Under the Occupational and Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSHA), employers are responsible for providing safe and healthful workplaces for their employees. Compliance with OSHA should be a critical component of your compliance program. Learn about common violations to protect your employees from risk and avoid OSHA penalties.
Donald A. Balasa, JD, MBA, CEO and Legal Counsel at American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), presented the webinar “The Role of Medical Assistants in Medicare CCM and TCM.” Mr. Balasa returned to answer many commonly asked questions.
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.
Wendy Stirnkorb, President & CEO of Stirnkorb Consulting, LLC and a registered radiographer, MRI technologist and Certified Radiology Administrator, presented the webinar “Scanning the Unscannable: Improving Patient Flow in MRI.” Ms. Stirnkorb addressed many common questions and we’ve highlighted the top Q&A.
Healthcare compliance management covers a broad range of topics including HIPAA, OSHA, enforcement of regulations related to fraud, waste and abuse and employment laws. It’s likely that you encounter at least some of these common areas of confusion if you are a healthcare executive. View our infographic to test your knowledge.
Patients may consider sample medications a bonus at any outpatient setting for reasons of convenience or cost savings. However, sample medications create liability for physicians and healthcare organizations while unsuspecting patients face increased safety risks.
Implementing a compliance program may seem like a daunting task-there are many steps necessary to comply with all regulations in health care and an effective compliance program requires time and resources that are likely allocated to other priorities within the organization. Nevertheless, an effective compliance program is crucial to the existing operations of the business. View our infographic to find out the risks of being reactive and the benefits of being proactive.
Nadia Sawaya-Gauckler from InterCultural Communications LLC presented the webinar National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS). Ms. Sawaya-Gauckler addressed many common questions and we’ve highlighted the top Q&A.
Social media can be overwhelming and confusing. Who has time to keep up with LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram? Increased focus and a few helpful tips will enable you to follow, friend, and tweet your way to reliable healthcare compliance news and information. See our list of 21 favorite social media resources.
1. Do board members have responsibilities related to compliance? 2. Should compliance officers report directly to the board? 3. How can board members mitigate risk and avoid liability?