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MEDICAL STAFF

Hospital Accreditation: Integrated Medical Staffs - Part Three
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on 3/31/2020 10:00:00 AM
Welcome to the third in a four part blog series on CMS' requirements for health systems that wish to have a single integrated medical staff for multiple Medicare certified or accredited hospitals. In this blog, we're going to discuss the bylaw's requirements…
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MEDICAL STAFF

Hospital Accreditation: Integrated Medical Staffs - Part Two
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on 3/17/2020 10:00:00 AM
Welcome to the second in a four part blog series on CMS' requirements for health systems that wish to have a single integrated medical staff for multiple Medicare certified or accredited hospitals. In this blog, we're going to discuss the steps that each hospital's…
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MEDICAL STAFF

Hospital Accreditation: Integrated Medical Staffs - Part One
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on 3/3/2020 10:00:00 AM
Welcome to the first in a four part blog series on CMS' requirements for health systems that wish to have a single integrated medical staff for multiple Medicare certified or accredited hospitals. In this blog, we're going to discuss the steps that the health system…
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MEDICAL RECORDS

Hospital Accreditation: Three Traps In Medical Record Documentation
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on 2/18/2020 10:00:00 AM
We all know that clear, accurate, and timely documentation into a patient's medical record is critical for demonstrating compliance to CMS regulations and standards by accrediting organizations. Here are three traps to watch for: Charting by Exception, Within Normal Limits & Summary Charting.
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PATIENT RIGHTS

Hospital Accreditation: Patient Rights - Part Four
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on 2/4/2020 10:00:00 AM
In September of 2011, CMS revised the Conditions of Participation regarding patient rights. In Part 4 of this series, we'll discuss the patient's right addressing advance directives. CMS defines an advance directive as "a written instruction, such as a living will…
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