Category: HIPAA Compliance

Are Your Hospital’s Policies Up-to-Date?

Are Your Hospital’s Policies Up-to-Date?

Are Your Hospital’s Policies Up-to-Date? Despite the fact that technology has changed the game for the healthcare industry, many hospitals continue to manage and distribute organizational forms, policies, and procedures through the use of manual processes. Obviously,...
How to Start Managing Department Policies and Procedures

How to Start Managing Department Policies and Procedures

One of the first questions a specialist asks an administrator who wants to set up a policy and procedures management system for a nursing department is, “What is your policies and procedures process?” It is not uncommon for them to receive a...
Complete Policy Archives and Good Record Keeping are Critical for Hospital Policy Management

Complete Policy Archives and Good Record Keeping are Critical for Hospital Policy Management

It is often a gargantuan task to manage policies and procedures in hospitals. It is not unusual for even smaller hospitals and urgent care facilities to have upwards of 1,000 policies in effect, with the number only going up according to the size of the hospital....
How an Intranet Can Overcome Most Hospital Compliance Challenges

How an Intranet Can Overcome Most Hospital Compliance Challenges

Recently, a list of the biggest challenges hospitals face when it comes to compliance with regulations and other requirements was published. As always, there are many challenges, but most can be addressed and mitigated through the effective use of a standardized,...
Your Intranet Must be HIPAA Compliant

Your Intranet Must be HIPAA Compliant

When your organization made the decision to establish an Intranet, they made a great decision. An Intranet facilitates enhanced organization and management, and it encourages collaboration. Of course, as with any process or product, while most things about an Intranet...