Compass Clinical Consulting //www.srt8nj.com Creating Better American Health Systems Fri, 21 Jun 2019 05:19:27 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.5.3 Is Your Healthcare Team Suffering from Initiative Fatigue? //www.srt8nj.com/is-your-healthcare-team-suffering-from-initiative-fatigue/ Mark Reifsteck,MHA,Fache Thu, 17 Jan 2019 21:54:24 +0000 Clinical Improvement 卫生保健 //www.srt8nj.com/?p=52218

An abundance of initiatives can be a great sign of a vital organization with leaders who are committed to improving healthcare delivery. Unfortunately, there’s also a shadow side.

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The Impact of Electronic Health Records in Patient Safety //www.srt8nj.com/electronic-health-record-patient-safety/ Tabitha Garbart Fri, 04 Jan 2019 21:52:39 +0000 Accreditation & Regulatory Compliance 卫生保健 //www.srt8nj.com/?p=52210

Is your organization's electronic health record process truly survey-ready? Proactive risk assessments can be conducted to mitigate safety hazards and known risks. We recommend addressing three common risk areas.

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The Achilles Heel during Survey for Infection Prevention and Control: High-Level Disinfection and Sterilization //www.srt8nj.com/ic-survey-high-level-disinfection-sterilization/ Lisa Waldowski Wed, 05 Dec 2018 11:30:39 +0000 Accreditation & Regulatory Compliance 卫生保健 Infection Control //www.srt8nj.com/?p=52097 < p >正确disinfe许多组织斗争ct or sterilize medical and surgical equipment or devices that are not single-use disposable. It may seem like a small or isolated problem, but like any Achilles heel, it can result in major failure.

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Lisa Waldowski, DNP, APRN, CIC, Joins Compass Clinical https://www.compass-金博宝官网clinical.com/lisa-waldowski-dnp-aprn-cic-joins-compass-clinical/ 编辑 Wed, 05 Dec 2018 11:30:33 +0000 Compass News 卫生保健 //www.srt8nj.com/?p=52094

We are thrilled to announce the addition of Lisa Waldowski, DNP, APRN, CIC, to the Compass Clinical Consulting team. Lisa joins us with deep expertise in infection prevention and control and accreditation and regulatory standards.

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90分钟的生活安全代码文件审查 //www.srt8nj.com/life-safety-code-document-review-tips/ Ken Blackwell, LCSC, CHSP Mon, 12 Nov 2018 13:01:15 +0000 卫生保健 Life Safety and Environment of Care //www.srt8nj.com/?p=52078

与一栋建筑物超过90分钟的文件审查,联合委员会生活安全代码验证师没有更令人沮丧。一个有组织的文档审查设置了调查的基调。 This article delves into a process for making that happen.

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CMS宣布越来越多地监督认证组织 //www.srt8nj.com/cms-announces-increased-oversight-of-accrediting-organizations/ Lisa Prytula, MA, RN-BC Tue, 09 Oct 2018 20:59:41 +0000 Accreditation & Regulatory Compliance 卫生保健 //www.srt8nj.com/?p=52060

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has alerted both accrediting organizations (AOs) and healthcare organizations of increased scrutiny and oversight of the AOs. This means that state agencies and accrediting organizations contracted to assess compliance with the Conditions of Participation (CoPs) for deeming status will be increasingly vigilant to healthcare organizations’ compliance with […]

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Does your Moderate Sedation Program measure up to the standards? //www.srt8nj.com/reducing-variability-in-your-moderate-sedation-program-is-key-to-patient-safety/ Tabitha Garbart Mon, 24 Sep 2018 14:41:51 +0000 卫生保健 卫生保健FAQs Accreditation & Compliance Clinical Improvement 合规性 Compliance Recovery culture of safety 患者体验 patient safety quality Readiness 安全环境 The Joint Commission (TJC) //www.srt8nj.com/?p=51990

Moderate sedation, commonly known as conscious sedation, is a drug-induced depression of consciousness.  When moderate sedation is administered, patients respond purposefully to verbal commands, either alone or accompanied by light tactile stimulation. Interventions are not required to maintain a patent airway; spontaneous ventilation continues to be adequate; and cardiovascular function is maintained.

Reducing variability in your Moderate Sedation Program is key to patient safety! Let’s look at the requirements in the TJC standards and some strategies for compliance.

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Tabitha Garbart, DNP, RN, Joins Compass Clinical //www.srt8nj.com/tabitha-garbart-senior-consultant/ 编辑 Mon, 24 Sep 2018 09:00:28 +0000 Compass News 卫生保健 //www.srt8nj.com/?p=51991

Tabitha Garbart, DNP, RN, has joined our staff as a Senior Consultant. Tabitha brings more than 19 years of experience in the industry and a commitment to helping healthcare organizations connect the dots and understand the “why” behind their work to use evidence-based practices to reduce harm and improve quality of care.

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Life Safety Code Deficiencies: Is There Low-Hanging Fruit in Your Hospital? //www.srt8nj.com/life-safety-code-deficiencies-low-hanging-fruit/ Ken Blackwell, LCSC, CHSP 星期四,2018年9月13日13:12:33 +0000 卫生保健 Infection Control CMS Condition-level findings life safety code //www.srt8nj.com/?p=51962

Did you know that most life safety code deficiencies that contribute to CMS condition-level deficiencies are “low-hanging fruit”? This means that many findings could be prevented if you would simply deal with the easy-to-address deficiencies on a routine basis. For the sake of this article, I’m going to pinpoint places where the life safety code low-hanging fruit are most commonly found in hospitals and offer simple practices for quick remediation.  

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Eight Steps to A Successful Medicare Deficiency Follow-Up Survey //www.srt8nj.com/successful-medicare-deficiency-follow-up-survey/ Ken Blackwell, LCSC, CHSP Thu, 23 Aug 2018 15:55:32 +0000 Accreditation & Regulatory Compliance 卫生保健 Condition-level findings conditions of participation Medicare Deficiency Follow-Up Survey http://www.compass-金博宝官网kclinical.com/?p=51946

您的三年期认证调查刚刚结束,您的TJC测量师已知您在CMS参与条件下得分不足,这将导致您的组织的条件级别,这意味着您是医疗保险缺陷的候选人follow-up survey.

That’s right, they’re coming back unannounced within 45 days to ensure your organization has met the identified Conditions of Participation. Follow these eight steps to get across the compliance finish line quickly for a successful Medicare Deficiency Follow-Up Survey.

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Ken Blackwell, LSCS, CHSP, Joins Compass Clinical Consulting //www.srt8nj.com/ken-blackwell-senior-consultant/ 编辑 Thu, 23 Aug 2018 12:45:07 +0000 Accreditation & Regulatory Compliance Clinical Improvement 卫生保健 http://www.compass-金博宝官网kninical.com/?P=51944

Compass is pleased to announce that Ken Blackwell, LSCS, CHSP, has joined the firm as a Senior Consultant, with a focus on Life Safety and the Environment of Care. A former Joint Commission surveyor, Ken has surveyed nearly 600 healthcare organizations, including military hospitals and Veterans Health Administration facilities. He brings to Compass nearly 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry, with expertise in the accreditation and regulatory standards and a commitment to continuous quality improvement.

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