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
First Healthcare Compliance hosts Stan Szpytek, President of Fire and Life Safety, Inc, for an interactive discussion on “Fire & Life Safety Compliance in Health Care Facilities.” Mr. Szpytek will offer a vital webinar on Fire & Life Safety Compliance in health care facilities with focus on NFPA 101, The Life Safety Code (2012) and
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.
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.
Gavin Baker, President of Baker Labs will present the webinar “How to Handle Negative Patient Reviews” on January 23, 2019 at 12 noon ET. In this week's blog he discusses handling negative online reviews.
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.