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.
Knowing the difference between staff training and staff competency could help long-term care providers avoid headaches, penalties, and other operational negatives related to the rollout of Final Rule Stage 3.
To illustrate the difficulty that a typical healthcare provider may encounter when planning annual required training, we offer the example of just one role in a single state—a respiratory therapist in Tennessee
When a patient in a vegetative state at a long-term care hospital unexpectedly gave birth, the organization’s lack of appropriate response led to investigations revealing a history of harassment and abuse and an atmosphere where staff didn’t feel they could speak up.
For anyone responsible for compliance training, it is truly a nightmare to go through the annual process of compiling all training requirements and then organizing them into a curriculum specific for each job function within an organization
To treat every generation the same, especially when it comes to improving retention, may really be a mistake. When it comes to retention, stop thinking how you can make others more like yourself. Instead, learn to appreciate and adapt to their individual preferences.
If you haven’t already, you should be asking if your organization is prepared to adapt to the potential threats that warming temperatures could bring. This post excerpts an article that’ll help you learn more.
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.
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.
Meeting regulatory requirements for mandatory annual education doesn’t have to be a headache, even when requirements keep changing.
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.
Up to now, it has been very difficult for healthcare organizations to be certain their clinicians and other staff were receiving training that complied with every applicable federal and state regulation. hStream Compass is a solution for this common problem.
Providers across the healthcare continuum need to be certain they are compliant with all the regulations that apply to them as well as their individual clinicians.
The career outlook for healthcare compliance careers is very promising. A few years ago, The Wall Street Journal labeled compliance officer the hottest job in America.
Health literacy is the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions.
Do you use a paper-based system for Competency and Performance Management? What if you were asked to provide a report to assess the competency of the entire organization on a skill such as blood transfusion? How long would that take you? What if your manager asks you to identify only employees who ‘Did Not Meet Expectations’ for this competency? Even worse, what if she asks “How does this compare to last year?’
An interview with Lee Ann Hanna, Director of Education, TriStar Centennial Medical Center (HCA), Nashville, Tennessee
The hospice industry has been subject to increasing regulation by governmental and accrediting entities. To stay up-to-date in this rapidly changing environment—and to continue to provide effective interventions for patients nearing the end of life—continuing education is a must.
The healthcare industry has passed the “if” stage of cyber-attacks and is now asking “when.” And, it’s no surprise cyber criminals have adjusted their targets. With patient records fetching 50 times more money on the black market than financial data and only 33% of healthcare facilities reporting their current cyber security posture as “very effective,” hackers have all the incentives in the world to breach your cyber defenses and steal patient data.
Can you confidently say that your training initiatives are effective, that your employees are well trained, and that patients are safe? Do you have reliable data that allows you to strategically deploy training and manage your training costs? Are you prepared for your next audit? KnowledgeQ® is HealthStream’s answer to the healthcare industry’s demand for a strategic approach to annual mandatory training. The stakes are too high to continue a “check-the-box” exercise that offers almost no visibility into the cost of delivering training and whether expenditures could be eliminated or redirected to more effective initiatives.
In the next few years organizations will begin to tap into the enormous amount of real-time and historical data available and use that information to make decisions about and improve their business. These same concepts apply to healthcare training.