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Category Archive: Compliance Plan

Nov 07 2019

CDC Infections Progress Report

The Center for Disease Control released the 2018 National and State Healthcare Associated Infections (HAI) Progress Report. The report shows the occurrences of diseases in healthcare settings. The settings the CDC monitors are acute care hospitals, critical access hospitals, inpatient rehabilitation …

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Oct 21 2019

New Training Offered by CDC

The Center for Disease Control is offering new Infection Control Training. The program will feature the best ways to prevent infection in hospitals and other healthcare settings. It also has courses dedicated to outreach for families so that more people …

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Sep 16 2019

C. auris spreads in nursing homes

Infectious diseases are spreading rampantly throughout nursing homes. The main disease in question, Candida auris, is resistant to many antibiotics and has a high mortality rate. According to The New York Times, half of all patients who contract C. …

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May 14 2019

OSHA Deadline Approaching

The deadline to complete your 2019 electronic reporting OSHA form is fast approaching. The forms that you should submit include forms 300 and 301. These are logs that have to do with work-related injuries and illnesses. Obtaining records is …

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Apr 17 2019

Complete Compliance for Your Business

What are some things you can do to make sure your medical or dental practice is in complete compliance? One of the first steps to help you become completely compliant is to make a plan. Your compliance plan should …

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Apr 15 2019

Common OSHA Medical Regulations

Some of the most common standard rules for medical and dental offices include the Bloodborne Pathogen Standard (29 CFR 1910.1030), Hazard communication rule (29 CFR 1910.1200), and Reporting of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses (29 CFR 1904). As a result, all …

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Aug 09 2018

Ransomware Facts

Ever receive an email from a self-proclaimed prince from out of the US claiming that you’re the heir to their fortune if you just click here. It’s hard to believe that individuals face cyber attacks when less-than-menacing emails like …

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Aug 07 2018

Opioids & ED Risk Mitigation

No one wants to wait in the emergency room, but lately it’s become more dangerous for medical professionals. One article by Politico Magazine highlights opioids, gang violence, rising healthcare costs, as well as mental illness as issues that have …

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Jul 17 2018

Healthcare Workplace Violence

 Preventable Healthcare Workplace Violence

Written by David Johnson
It’s astonishing to see the prevalence of violence in healthcare settings. In a publication, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) interpreted Bureau of Labor Statistics data to indicate that healthcare professionals …

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Jun 14 2018

How to Create an Effective Compliance Plan: Element 6

This Is How to Create an Effective Compliance Plan: Element 6
Written by Alexa Treubert
(Referencing  Measuring Compliance Program Effectiveness: A Resource Guide from HCCA-OIG)
If you have been keeping up with the previous blogs, by now you should be …

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