The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has got its eagle eye on your hospital’s patient safety and risk management. That’s why you must maintain—and potentially improve—your compliance with the Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement (QAPI) standards. Recently, CMS identified over 1,700 deficiencies related to patient safety. Is your hospital guilty of any of these?
Get a needed quality check-up by joining hospital compliance consultant Sue Dill Calloway as she walks you through CMS hospital QAPI standards, required policies and procedures for every hospital, and the three root cause analyses you are required to conduct. She will review the section in the QAPI standards that addresses patient safety and risk management, and you’ll go over the QAPI worksheet used by state and federal surveyors to assess QAPI standards compliance. With this worksheet as a communication tool, you’ll know exactly what CMS expects from you – and how to prepare.
After attending this webinar, you’ll have a solid grasp on everything you must report to remain compliant. You’ll understand what CMS requires of you in terms of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s common formats. And, most importantly, you’ll have a solid grasp of what data you must report.
CMS recently found that 86% of adverse events are never reported to the hospital’s performance improvement program. Don’t let this be said of your hospital – get the tools you need to tighten your compliance program!
Here is a taste of what you will uncover:
Who Should Attend:
This program will benefit anyone responsible for ensuring the hospital meets CMS Conditions of Participation (COPs) related to performance improvement, including:
Ask a question at the Q&A session following the live event and get advice unique to your situation, directly from our expert speaker.
Sue Dill Calloway, RN, MSN, JD, is the president of Patient Safety and Healthcare Consulting and Education company with a focus on medical-legal education especially Joint Commission and the CMS hospital CoPs regulatory compliance. She also lectures on legal, risk management and patient safety issues. She was a director for risk management and patient safety for five years for the Doctors Company. She was the past VP of...
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