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

  • September 2018: LTC Newsletter

    Is your facility prepared for a disaster? September is National Preparedness Month and ac-cording to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), it is a time to encourage and re-mind everyone to be prepared for disasters and emergencies.1

Clinical Connection

  • 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 moti- vates 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.

Compliance

  • September 2018: Compliance Newsletter

    On August 27, 2018, the Office of Inspector General published a request for information seeking input on current provisions that may be acting as barriers to coordinated care or value-based care.

  • August 2018: Compliance Newsletter

    The 340b program allows certain providers to receive manufacture discounts on covered out-patient drugs. These drugs can then be provided to eligible patients.

Long-Term Care

  • September 2018: LTC Newsletter

    Is your facility prepared for a disaster? September is National Preparedness Month and ac-cording to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), it is a time to encourage and re-mind everyone to be prepared for disasters and emergencies.1

  • August 2018: LTC Newsletter

    The Final Rule published on May 18, 2016, Nondiscrimination in Health Programs and Activities, implements Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).1