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CEO Update July 2015

CEO Update July 2015

Posted on July 19, 2015

The new ISO 9001:2015 standards will be released soon, and one of the interesting concepts proposed in the new standards is understanding the context of the organization.

June 2015 – CMS PSI Worksheets – Something for Everyone!

June 2015 – CMS PSI Worksheets – Something for Everyone!

Posted on June 19, 2015

In 2011, CMS began piloting the use of three worksheets for State Survey Agency (SA) surveyor use through the CMS FY 2015 Patient Safety Initiative (PSI) to better assess compliance with the hospital CoPs (Conditions of Participation) for QAPI, Infection Control, and Discharge Planning.

CEO Update June 2015

CEO Update June 2015

Posted on June 19, 2015

On June 4, CMS released its final rule for the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP), intended to both encourage provider participation and bolster the program’s long-term viability.

April 2015 – Developing a Staffing Model That Works

April 2015 – Developing a Staffing Model That Works

Posted on April 19, 2015

We will get to staffing—but let’s start by reviewing core functions.

CEO Update April 2015

CEO Update April 2015

Posted on April 19, 2015

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky. vowed quick action on bipartisan legislation to replace the Medicare physician sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula when the Senate reconvenes on April 13.

January 2015 – 2015 Healthcare Trends

January 2015 – 2015 Healthcare Trends

Posted on January 19, 2015

More than ever before, it is critical that patients become actively involved in their care.