Connecting the Dots: Quality, Clinical Care, and Compliance

All healthcare entities, including hospice programs, must have a living breathing compliance plan. With healthcare moving toward pay for performance and public reporting of quality metrics, hospices must also be able to create and adhere to a quality improvement program that will demonstrate sustained quality of care delivery. This session will offer you an opportunity to “Connect the Dots” between quality and compliance in order to stay compliant with all regulatory requirements and on top of the leader board for quality of care delivery.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Verbalize an understanding of the required elements of a compliance plan
  • Develop a risk analysis identifying OIG risks in your program
  • Develop a root cause analysis of quality metrics having a negative impact on delivering quality patient care
  • Describe a compliance plan and quality improvement program that connects required elements of performance with exceptional patient care delivery

CE/CME Credit: 
Nurse, Physician, Non-Physician Healthcare Professional

Sarah McSpadden, CHC,MSN,RN

Chief Executive Officer, The Elizabeth Hospice

Sarah has more than 20 years of experience leading home health, post-acute medical care, palliative care, and hospice programs. She is an active participant in hospice and regulatory compliance committees at the state and national levels. She serves as a member on the California Hospice and Palliative Care Association (CHAPCA) Education Committee, the national Quality and Standards Committee for the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO), the Hospice & Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA), and is certified in Healthcare Compliance by the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA).

Connecting the Dots: Quality, Clinical Care, and Compliance
07/23/2020 at 1:45 PM (EDT)   |  60 minutes
07/23/2020 at 1:45 PM (EDT)   |  60 minutes

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