Posts Tagged Quality

CMS Extends Deadline to Submit eCQM, PIP Attestation Data

CMS has extended to March 14 the deadline for hospitals participating in the Inpatient Quality Reporting and/or Promoting Interoperability Programs to submit data for at least four electronic clinical quality measures from any quarter of calendar year 2018 to receive a full payment update in

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Webinar: Hospital Surgery and PACU Standards: Are You in Compliance?

This webinar will review the CMS Hospital CoP standards for surgery, anesthesia, and PACU. This program will cover some of the important CMS memos that discuss medication management, IV, and safe opioid use as well as the current interpretive guidelines regarding pre andRead more

Environment of Care & Life Safety

This one-day program will provide valuable information for those responsible for creating the Environment of Care and Life Safety programs and who must understand the Joint Commission survey methodology and recent changes to the standards. Information will be provided so attendees can implementRead more

WEBINAR: careLearning

The North Carolina Healthcare Association, along with 40 other state hospital/healthcare associations, offers careLearning, a web-based online educational tool for member hospitals. Hospitals all over the country utilize this cost-effective learning solution to ensure all employees have required Regulatory Training as well as accessRead more

Webinar: MRI Safety: Complying with American College of Radiology (ACR), Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), The Joint Commission (TJC) & More

This webinar will cover the revised CMS hospital CoPs on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) along with the Joint Commission MRI requirements. Our speaker will review the American College of Radiology (ACR) guidance documentation on (Medical Radiology) MR safe practices and the many potentialRead more

Webinar: CMS Hospital CoP and TJC Telemedicine Standards: Telemedicine Credentialing and Privileging

Are you familiar with the federal regulations along with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) interpretive guidelines of telemedicine? CMS has conditions of participation (CoPs) interpretive guidelines for all hospitals regarding their telemedicine standards. The regulations and interpretive guidelines also impactRead more

Webinar: Protocols, Standing Orders, Order Sets, and Preprinted Orders: Cracking the Code to the CMS Hospital CoP and TJC Requirements

This program will cover the interpretive guidelines and regulations required by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) related to standing orders, protocols, order sets, and preprinted orders. Regarding standing orders, Tag 457 will be discussed, including the four separate sections inRead more

Webinar: EMTALA Update 2018: Part 3 of 3 – The Most Cited Deficiencies by CMS for Hospitals

Every hospital that has an emergency department and accepts Medicare or Medicaid reimbursement must follow the federal law and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) interpretive guidelines on Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA). This includes critical access hospitals. During PARTRead more

Webinar: Understanding Hospital Star Ratings

CMS has been creating hospital overall ratings, commonly referred to as "star" ratings since 2016. The purpose of the ratings is to provide a simple consumer-friendly way for patients and their families to compare quality across hospitals. The overall rating is a compositeRead more

Webinar: EMTALA Update 2018: Part 2 of 3 – The Most Cited Deficiencies by CMS for Hospitals

Every hospital that has an emergency department and accepts Medicare or Medicaid reimbursement must follow the federal law and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) interpretive guidelines on Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA). This includes critical access hospitals. During PARTRead more

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