Newsletters & Bulletins

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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 September 2017

    Compliance with the ACA and IRS Code regarding Community Health Needs Assessments is not optional, and unfortunately a hospital recently realized that the IRS will change your non-profit status if you do not comply with the requirement to conduct a “community health needs assessment”...

Clinical Connection

  • August 2017

    Welcome to Part 2 of our two-part summer series on Competency. In Part 1 we focused on developing a framework for measuring competency. In Part 2, we will look at developing cultural competency.

  • 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.


  • August 2017: Tracking Physician Activity

    Written By: Cheri Benander, RN, MSN, CHC, NHCE-C
    Severe penalties for noncompliant contracts and financial arrangements with physicians can prove costly for small organizations. Violations of elements of the Stark, Anti-kickback, and Civil Monetary Penalty laws can also implement the False Claims Act making the financial effects even more devastating.

  • July 2017: Communication: A Key to Successful Compliance Programs

    Developing a communication plan will help to ensure the success of your compliance program. Who, how, and when information is communicated are important aspects to consider when developing your strategies.

Long-Term Care

  • LTC August Newsletter

    Written By: Cheri Benander, RN, MSN, CHC, NHCE-C
    According to the dictionary, social functioning is the ability of the individual to interact in a normal or usual way in society and can be used as a measure of the quality of care.

  • LTC July Newsletter

    Written By: Cheri Benander, RN, MSN, CHC, NHCE-C
    In today’s society and in the future, technology is an essential part of our lives and few can imagine living without it. With the help of technology, we have achieved a great deal.