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Commissioning To Ensure Hospitals Get What They’ve Paid For

February 1, 2012


In health care, doctors, patients, supporters and the media assume for expectations to match reality. Design-wise, new health care facilities and hospitals fall into the upper echelon of cost and sophistication. Fundraisers and grant advocates work diligently to guarantee funding …

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Ready, Set, Comply!

January 19, 2012


Compliance is one of the most important issues affecting modern facilities. Commissions create these standards to protect the health of your facility and the safety of your employees and customers. Regardless of your place of business, you must proactively and …

Categorized: Health Care Facilities

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Expanding the Roadmap to Full CMS Compliance

August 31, 2011


The more options, the better, especially when it comes to the compliance accreditation of your healthcare facility. More options mean more avenues towards full compliance and the benefits that this status brings to your organization. Back on September 26, 2008, …

Categorized: Health Care Facilities

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When the Joint Commission’s grading, how will you score?

August 25, 2011


Does your organization focus on healthcare service delivery? If so, chances are that, for your facility, Joint Commission compliance is a top priority. The Joint Commission (TJC), formerly the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), formed in 1917 …

Categorized: Health Care Facilities

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The Joint Commission’s Revised Elements of Performance

August 18, 2011


It’s common knowledge that not everyone qualifies for Medicare or Medicaid. Each of these programs is geared toward a certain segment of the at-need population, and to help prevent program abuse, the U.S. government regulates each program’s benefit retrieval system …

Categorized: Health Care Facilities

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HCAHPS – Changing the Way That Healthcare Operates

August 9, 2011


HCAHPS or the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems survey is changing the way hospitals receive funding. With governmentally initiated shifts in healthcare policies and practices underway, HCAHPS will serve as a protective measure for patients, assuring that …

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Vanguard Welcomes New Contract

July 30, 2011


Vanguard was chosen to provide services at Heritage Park Surgical Center in November of 2010. The Vanguard team will work to provide exceptional Housekeeping, Food & Nutrition, and Security services for the 40,251 square foot facility.

Categorized: Health Care Facilities