It goes without saying that both regulation and accreditation are crucial to ensuring that healthcare providers and facilities uphold nationwide standards in patient care.
While both hold healthcare providers accountable to their patients and community, strengthen patient safety and measure quality and safety of care, federal regulations require a great deal of physicians’ time—not to mention the looming penalties they could face if they fall short.
Ensuring that healing environments are meeting and exceeding standards of patient care should not be a burden. CMS recently launched its “Patients over Paperwork” initiative to identify what stakeholders consider burdensome in the healthcare environment.
Larry Lacombe, VP Program Development & Facilities Compliance shared insights with FierceHealthcare on how healthcare facilities can take advantage of this change.
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