Newsletters & Bulletins

HealthTechS3 hopes that the information contained in these newsletters below will be informative and helpful on industry topics. However, please note that this information is not intended to be definitive. HealthTechS3 and its affiliates expressly disclaim any and all liability, whatsoever, for any such information and for any use made thereof. Recipients of this information should consult original source materials and qualified healthcare regulatory counsel for specific guidance in healthcare reimbursement and regulatory matters.


thought-leader-focus Thought Leader Focus

  • Lean Culture in Healthcare

    Written By: Faith Jones, MSN, RN, NEA-BC
    According to Merriam-Webster Dictionary (2015), culture is defined as a way of thinking, behaving, or working that exists in a place or organization.

  • Population Health

    Written By: Faith Jones, MSN, RN, NEA-BC
    As we begin to concentrate our efforts on population health, our interventions need to go way beyond healthy eating advice.

thought-leader-focus Newsletters

  • C4 July 2017

    Health care organizations must be able to respond to the power of consumerism in today’s changing environment. What exactly does that mean? There is evidence that as a result of diminishing reimbursements to providers, there is a need for physicians to see more patients...

Clinical Connection

  • June 2017

    Many clinicians would gladly invite leaders to walk in their shoes for a day as a means of sharing an understanding how each day is unique, how each day can provide different stress levels, and how each day can ultimately contribute to burnout.

  • April 2017

    Many clinicians would gladly invite leaders to walk in their shoes for a day as a means of sharing an understanding how each day is unique, how each day can provide different stress levels, and how each day can ultimately contribute to burnout.

Compliance

  • June 2017: Community Health Needs Assessment

    Written By: Cheri Benander, RN, MSN, CHC, NHCE-C
    On December 29, 2014, the Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service released the final regulations implementing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) obligations for hospitals covered by §501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The ACA added §501(r) which specifies that hospital organizations will not be treated as tax-exempt under §501(c)(3) unless they meet certain requirements.

  • May 2017: HIPAA Non-Compliance Proves Costly

    Written By: Cheri Benander, RN, MSN, CHC, NHCE-C
    The Office of Civil Rights (OCR), enforcement agency for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), has announced several settlements over the past couple of months. The settlement amounts have been significant making it clear that a lack of compliance can be costly to an organization.

Long-Term Care

  • LTC June Newsletter

    Written By: Cheri Benander, RN, MSN, CHC, NHCE-C
    If you work in healthcare, you have most likely heard the term pa- tient-centered care. When this term first came about, it was difficult to understand how this type of care was different. In the minds of many healthcare providers, the patient had always been the focus.

  • LTC April Newsletter

    Written By: Cheri Benander, RN, MSN, CHC, NHCE-C
    As the population ages and we have an increased number of baby boomers soon needing access to long term care services, the demand for competent caregivers in these settings continues to be on the rise.