Protect the privacy of your patients and the reputation of your facility.
Training that’s smarter, more effective, and cost efficient.
Automate the COI disclosure and management process.
Let your organization's policies and procedures be your guide when it comes to requesting to see the credentials of someone you do not recognize as staff or when making polite inquiries if someone appears to be a visitor. Personal Identification matters in every organization, especially healthcare. Learn about quality standards and protocol that help keep your staff and patients safe.
HIPAA violations include large-scale data privacy breaches through cyberattacks as well as insider threats like celebrity information privacy violations by employees. Healthcare compliance training needs to address them all.
If organizations are going to be successful about managing COI risks, they need to be more proactive in terms of their COI management programs. This requires a change in organizational mindset and culture, such that identification of COIs becomes a shared responsibility.
There has been much discussion regarding the recent changes to HIPAA – and it is big news; however, HIPAA, the law itself, has not changed – at least not yet. On the other hand, it is important to know that the change is in the assessment of civil money penalties, which will now be based on the offender's level of culpability or accountability.
The Code is the cornerstone of any healthcare organization's compliance program and is an essential and integral component of the institution's culture. With the passage of the Affordable Care Act, it is also a requirement.
In this white paper, HCCS—A HealthStream Company, surveyed 281 healthcare compliance leaders throughout the U.S. to learn more about the compliance programs in their hospitals.
Government scrutiny of continuum care providers has not slowed down. Rather, its focus on this segment of the healthcare industry is keener than ever. There are ways that continuum care organizations can avoid being targeted for audits.
While healthcare organizations are committed to COI Management, there is not consensus about how to go about it or to whom it applies. HCCS—A HealthStream Company surveyed 281 U.S. healthcare compliance leaders about the current state of their COI compliance programs.
While healthcare organizations largely are committed to complying with COI Management rules, there is a breadth of how they go about it. HCCS—A HealthStream Company surveyed 281 U.S. healthcare compliance leaders about the current state of their COI compliance programs.
You should use a solution for determining your regulatory training that matches your organization. Compass has multiple versions to match organizational complexity and operational environments.
Compliance officers must work to prevent criminal healthcare fraud cases, especially given the expansion of DOJ focus areas for investigating possible fraudulent action.
To evaluate how healthcare organizations are managing their efforts to reduce COIs, HCCS—A HealthStream Company surveyed 281 U.S. healthcare compliance leaders about the current state of their compliance programs.
Making sure your mandatory annual healthcare training meets all regulatory requirements is not as impossible as it seems, even when different requirements are buried in multiple sources and overlapping regulatory agencies.
In the world of healthcare compliance, the HHS Office of Inspector General OIG plays an important and determinative role. The OIG discussed new compliance directions at the HCCA conference.
Federal and state governments continue their close scrutiny of the Continuum care/post-acute sector. Here we discuss compliance risk areas and CIA in this part of the healthcare industry.
Meeting regulatory requirements for mandatory annual education doesn’t have to be a headache, even when requirements keep changing.
Where healthcare compliance professionals spend their time is changing as accrediting bodies and regulators find new areas that merit investigation. This blog post comes from our Part 2 round-up of important topics covered at the HCCA 2018 Enforcement Conference.
HCCS recently surveyed 281 healthcare compliance leaders about their organizations’ COI programs. One of the survey’s goals was to establish an industry-wide picture of the commitment to COI management and examine it across multiple program variables.
Making sure your providers are receiving every bit of the learning they need can seem impossible to address in in its entirety. This article examines how meeting regulatory requirements for mandatory education doesn’t have to be a headache.
Our survey of healthcare compliance leaders found that there’s room for standardization in the way healthcare organizations address COI compliance. Here are three findings relevant to the current fragmented ways many hospitals work to uncover and eliminate conflicts of interest.