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April 2018: Clinical Connection
It is a known fact that the best teams achieve greater results and do better than others. In a recent two-year study of 200 teams completed by Google, they tried to identify what motivates the most effective teams and what the character traits and skills are that make up these teams.
March 2018: Clinical Connection
This week, there has been greater emphasis on patient safety by some of the leading organizations such as IHI, AHA, Lucien Leape Institute, AHRQ, and their partners. The data published at the end of 2017 suggest that health care organizations have made some improvement in patient safety. While reviewing the numerous websites and articles, most suggesting that patient safety should be a #1 priority, this writer reflected on personal experiences in boardrooms, hospital agendas, and where patient safety falls.
December 2018: Compliance Newsletter
The Emergency Medical Treatment & Labor Act (EMTALA) was enacted in 1986 to make sure that individuals have access to emergency services regardless of their ability to pay.
November 2018: Compliance Newsletter
MSP or Medicare Secondary Payer refers to benefits provided to a beneficiary when Medicare is not the primary insurance. According to CMS, when Medicare began, they were the primary payer except when Worker’s Compensation, Veteran Administration, or Black Lung Benefits were involved.
December 2018: LTC Newsletter
This past September, Wisconsin Republican Representative Sean Duffy introduced a bill (H.R. 6986) that would amend the Social Security Act to change the mandatory Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) training prohibitions that are imposed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). According to Rep. Duffy,
October 2018: LTC Newsletter
According to the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO), “Hospice provides support and care for persons in the last phases of an incurable disease so that they may live as fully and comfortably as possible.”
May 2018 C4 Newsletter
Do you believe that you are prepared and ready each day to receive the message that surveyors are at your front door or is survey readiness one of the things that cause you sleepless nights?
April C4 Newsletter
HealthTechS3 Recruiting has been filling key hospital positions because we have deep industry experience and understand the key factors and issues which must be considered when recruiting for a hospital. Our track record includes the completion of over 600 searches for all sizes of hospitals across the country.