Welcome to HealthTechS3
HealthTechS3 is a 45 year old, award-winning healthcare consulting and strategic hospital services firm based in Brentwood, Tennessee with clients across the United States. We are dedicated to the goal of improving performance, achieving compliance, reducing costs and ultimately improving patient care. Leveraging consultants with deep healthcare industry experience, HealthTechS3 provides actionable insights and guidance that supports informed decision making and drives efficiency in operational performance.
Our consultants are former hospital leaders and executives. HealthTechS3 has the right mix of experienced professionals that services hospital clients across the nation. HealthTechS3 offers flexible and affordable services, consulting and technology as we focus on delivering solutions that can be implemented and provide a positive, measurable impact.
LTC December Newsletter
For years, antibiotic use has been connected to the eradication of infections associated with various diseases once thought to be untreatable. Over time, their excessive use has cumulated into a crisis of antibiotic resistance. The need to coordinate efforts to foster appropriate antibiotic use has become evident in long-term care settings.Read More
December 2016: Emergency Medical Treatment & Labor Act (EMTALA)
Current EMTLA regulations can be found in the State Operations Manual, Appendix V, Interpretive Guidelines – Responsibilities of Medicare Participating Hospitals in Emergency Cases. This month’s newsletter contains an overview of EMTALA requirements so that participating hospitals can perform a self-assessment and, based on results, begin to create policies and procedures as necessary to maintain compliance.Read More
CEO Update December 2016
Organizations are coming under greater scrutiny as it relates to fraud, waste and abuse. Compliance program implementation evolved from voluntary to mandatory in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010. The Office of Civil Rights has moved past their pilot programs to the second phase of HIPAA Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification Audits.Read More
October 2016: Ready or Not, MACRA is Here!
MACRA, or the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 has finally arrived, but not without fits and starts. The implications of this bipartisan legislation are both imminent and significant. CMS has just released its final rule, and moved the deadlines and potential penalties, but it has not reduced the requirement for clinicians to participate.Read More