The Office of Inspector General (OIG) has released its annual Work Plan. The updated Work Plan has several new areas of focus that hospitals must know for the new year to avoid federal scrutiny and stay in compliance.
Nowadays it’s clear that when hospitals prepare for audits manual processes are insufficient. In this guest post, Sam Abadir, director of product management at a provider of governance, risk management and compliance (GRC) solutions, presents what GRC solutions can offer facilities – operational efficiency, fundamental security and organizational resilience.
A hospital’s board has the potential to play a significant role in how well the facility stays in compliance with federal regulations. New guidelines spell out exactly what board members need to do to improve their hospital’s performance.