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Kesha Boykin-McLean

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As Chief Compliance Officer, Kesha Boykin-Mclean brings over 20 years of experience in healthcare. Prior to joining VCS, Boykin-Mclean held a number of senior-level compliance roles, including managing and developing the compliance program for St. Francis Hospital in Connecticut. She was also the Division Ethics and Compliance Officer for the Hospital Corporation of America’s Gulf Coast Division where she was responsible for oversight of compliance programs for all hospitals within the division. Most recently, she served as an independent healthcare consultant, assisting hospitals with the planning and implementation of compliance programs.

Recent Posts by Kesha Boykin-McLean

Ebola: New Policies for Staff & Patient Safety

While hundreds of U.S. hospitals are implementing Ebola training...

Space Lease - the Stark Exception

The other day, a new Compliance Officer asked the question, “How would you go...

Health Connect Partners Conference

At the Health Connect Partners (HCP) Hospital and Healthcare I.T. Conference...

Does Public Interest Outweigh Patient Privacy?

How can we know very little about a patient being treated for Ebola at Emory...

Compliance Program Effectiveness

So your legal department has a process for contracting with physicians or...

Health Connect Partners Conference 2104

Last week at the Health Connect Partners (HCP) Hospital and Healthcare I.T....

The Joint Commission Approves Revisions to CMS

The Joint Commission recently issued prepublication revisions to its hospital...

Medicare & Medicaid to Resume Data Publishing

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announces that it will resume...

Revised Elements of Performance and Standards

Effective starting August 25, 2014, the Accredited Ambulatory Surgery Centers...

Announcing New ICD Compliance Deadline

Centers for Medicare & Medicade Services (CMS) announced that the New...

Electronic Health Records Use on the Rise

According to Health and Human Services (HHS) as of early August 2014, more...

Compliance Officer Interactions with HR

Top Ten Interactions Hospital Compliance Officers should have with Human...

Proposed revisions to The Sunshine Act

The Sunshine Act is a law that requires Pharmaceutical and Medical Device...

The Two Midnight Rule: Are you ready?

The “Probe and Educate” period for the “Two Midnight Rule” (42 CFR § 412.3) has...

Data Breaches and Compliance

While data breach coverage is no substitute for appropriate preventative...

"Lessons Learned" from Office of Civil Rights

"Those who do not learn history are doomed to repeat it." And we're not talking...

Your Compliance Standards & Procedures Aren't Cutting It

It's an all-too-common scenario —

On November 22, 2013 CVS/Caremark entered...

Monitoring Compliance Program Effectiveness

There’s a principle in physics that says that you can’t observe a process...

The Two Midnight Rule

Will the Two Midnight Rule Contribute to backlog in the Medicare Appeals...

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