Real-time OIG Exclusion Monitoring

Why You Should Be Performing Real-time OIG Exclusion Monitoring

Real-time, continuous sanction and exclusion checking of third-party vendors, contractors, business associates, medical staff, and employees is critical for minimizing risk exposure. Covered entities or healthcare providers don’t want to find themselves the center of bad publicity or facing costly fines and penalties. As Congress continues to increase funding to hire and mobilize more auditors…

Saving money with healthcare compliance

Saving Money With Healthcare Compliance

It’s a no-brainer that maintaining compliance standards can save healthcare organizations some big bucks. But if you think all compliance is good for is helping you avoid a few fines, we’re here to convince you otherwise. Since compliance programs are a necessity that cannot be escaped, then it’s up to us to optimize our programs…

policy management

Policy management and M&As: 5 things to know

Organizations pursuing consolidation seek to leverage economies of scale in order to reduce costs, gain a competitive advantage, and increase revenue. Recently, the number of health system transactions hit its highest level since this data started being collected in 2000. While this trend shows little signs of slowing, hospitals and health systems are becoming more…

Six Ways to Improve Third-Party Vendor Risk Assessment Screening

Hospitals and healthcare systems rely on hundreds of vendors every day to provide reliable services. These services can range from hospitality, transportation, security, IT, transcription, linen, laundry, patient, medical, clinical, and waste removal, to name a few. The reliance on outsourcing various business operations to business associates, vendors, contractors and suppliers is big business. However,…