Contracts Manager – A Q&A with PolicyMedical’s Chief Medical Officer

Contracts Manager is PolicyMedical’s newest solution. This solution enhances your ability to manage your business relationships, making your entire organization work more efficiently. Contracts Manager helps you incorporate best practices into your day-to-day operations, reduce risk, and meet strategic goals, while identifying waste and lowering costs. We sat down with PolicyMedical’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr.…

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How to Complete a Policy Inventory

As you establish your policy management process, it is important to conduct a Policy Inventory. The Policy Inventory should determine the following: – The location of your policies (including archived) – The formats of your policies (paper/hard copy, or electronic pdf, MS Word etc.) – Any duplicates and obsolete policies – Any multi-disciplinary policies Check…

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PolicyMedical to attend OLTCA Quality & Innovation Forum

PolicyMedical is excited to announce that we will be attending OLTCA’s 2014 Quality and Innovation Forum at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel from June 5-6, 2014. The forum is an opportunity for all OLTCA Members to hear about existing best practice programs that have tools, resources, policies and procedures that can be implemented across the…

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Learning Management System Comparison Chart

      Learning Management System PolicyMedical’s Learning Manager provides a user-friendly, robust, and comprehensive e-learning platform for the healthcare industry. Our team’s technological prowess combined with our healthcare expertise will provide users with a valuable and interactive learning experience. In addition to content delivery, our Learning Management System handles course administration, skills gap analysis,…

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PolicyMedical Announces New Client: Advocate Health Care

PolicyMedical is excited to announce our newest client, Advocate Health Care. Advocate is one of the top 10 health systems in the United States, providing care at over 250 sites, including 10 acute care hospitals and two integrated children’s hospitals. They are one of the largest employers in the Chicago area, with more than 30,000…

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How to Find a Policy Administrator Internally

Sourcing and finding the appropriate person to oversee and become the resident expert of your policy and procedure management system is a key best practice. A common question that is often asked is if this role requires a full time person. The answer to that question is no. A properly deployed policy and procedure management…

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How Cleaning Up Policies Can Be a Breeze

Do you have trouble keeping your policies up to date after changes within your organization? Personnel changes, moves, and mergers can create headaches for those responsible for managing policy content. Using the find and replace tool in Microsoft Word to replace information such as names, titles, and contact information can be tedious and time-consuming. However,…

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What Other Documents Can You Manage Side-by-side with Policies?

A typical hospital or healthcare facility has a number of documents that guide day-to-day operations. Each document is informed by a specific standard, regulation, guideline, or agreement. This can add up to thousands of documents for a hospital to manage. A robust policy management system is imperative to keep things organized. Other types of documents…

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Welcome to our newest client – Valley Baptist

PolicyMedical would like to extend a warm welcome to our newest client, Valley Baptist Medical Center – Harlingen. With more than 2,000 employees and 375 medical staff members, their goal is to offer patients excellent service in a faith-based environment. Valley Baptist has been a community partner for health and wellness in Harlingen for almost…

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How to Number a Policy

Many healthcare organizations struggle with efficient methods for numbering policies. Here, we provide a simple method that can be used in both small and large healthcare organizations. 1. If your healthcare organization has multiple sites, consider beginning with a three letter abbreviation to designate the specific site. For example, policies from General Hospital-Northwest Clinic would…

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PolicyMedical to attend OANHSS Conference

PolicyMedical is excited to announce that we will be attending the 2014 Ontario Association of Non-Profit Homes and Services for Seniors (OANHSS) Annual Meeting & Convention. The conference will take place from April 28 – 30, 2014 in Toronto, Canada. OANHSS is a membership-based, provincial association that has represented providers of long term care, services…

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New Partnership – PolicyMedical and Access

PolicyMedical is excited to announce our newest partnership with Access. For more than 15 years, Access has been helping hospitals and healthcare organizations to remove the productivity, financial and environmental costs of paper forms and transform paper-based processes into paperless ones. Their widely used and sought-after solutions improve patient care, engagement and safety; complete EHRs;…

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