Improve patient safety. Reduce the risk of CMS penalties. Prevent lawsuits and bad press. Without an effective infection control credentialing program, your entire facility – patients, staff, visitors and your reputation – is at risk.
We couldn’t believe it. We were warned we might get the call but I don’t think any of us believed it would happen. And then it did. The phone rang, we answered it, and the only word we remember hearing… Ebola.
4 immediate steps to take when the Joint Commission shows up unannounced. It's 7:45am and the auditors are here… What now?! Find out how to get ready fast and put your game face on!
For years, multi-hospital systems have looked for ways to consolidate medical staffs only to be stymied by an age old CMS requirement that each hospital have its own separate and distinct organized medical staff.