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SURGICAL SERVICES

Hospital Accreditation: Hospital Accreditation: Staffing for Surgical Services
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on 4/23/2019 10:00:00 AM
Assessing whether departments are adequately staffed is a central part of the survey and certification process. Strewn throughout the Medicare Conditions of Participation is language speaking to the need for hospitals to assure that they have an adequate number of…
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Hospital Accreditation: CIHQ and Feedtrail Collaborate to Enhance Patient Satisfaction and Retention
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on 4/17/2019 8:00:00 AM
About the Collaboration
Feedtrail, the nation’s leading real-time patient insights platform, and the Center for Improvement in Healthcare Quality (CIHQ) are driving for the same goal – to radically improve the effectiveness and efficiency of healthcare delivery...
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PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT

Hospital Accreditation: Hospital Accreditation: Maintaining a Utility Equipment Inventory
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on 4/9/2019 10:00:00 AM
It’s common for surveyors to ask hospitals to demonstrate that they have an accurate inventory of medical equipment. Did you know that a similar expectation also exists for equipment that is part of your hospital’s utility systems? That’s right, everything from the boilers…
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DISCHARGE PLANNING

Hospital Accreditation: Hospital Accreditation: Avoid This Trap in Discharge Planning
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on 3/26/2019 10:00:00 AM
Mrs. Stevenson is being discharged home, but requires physical therapy support. Your hospital discharge planner is called to arrange for home health services. Sounds pretty simple right? Not exactly. CMS has very specific rules addressing the post-discharge arrangement…
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Hospital Accreditation: CIHQ Accreditation: Free Tools that Help to Ensure Compliance
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on 3/13/2019 10:00:00 AM
The cost of noncompliance is growing by millions each year, while internal resources are continually shrinking. According to a recent Ponemon report, compliance costs grew more than 100% from 2011 to 2017. Our goal is to help your organization succeed in today’s…
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