SOURCE: Compass Clinical

Compass Clinical

November 15, 2010 15:41 ET

New Compass Clinical Forum Delivers Online Hospital Regulatory Compliance Educational Training to Bridge Knowledge Chasm

Solving the Hospital Regulatory Compliance Knowledge Conundrum

CINCINNATI, OH--(Marketwire - November 15, 2010) - Keeping up with complex and costly regulatory compliance mandates presents an urgent and ongoing challenge for hospital and health system professionals. Lack of time, availability and access to quality educational material and expertise compounds the problem.

COMPASS CLINICAL EDUCATIONAL FORUM

Compass Clinical Consulting has launched Compass Forum, a resource library of web-based education sessions conducted by experienced accreditation and regulatory experts to help solve this problem. Compass Forum sessions provide hospital managers with the updated knowledge and tools they need to keep their hospitals compliant and ensure quality, efficient patient care.

CMS & TJC COMPLIANCE

Compass Forum sessions tackle topics ranging from updates to The Joint Commission (TJC) survey process and standards, to the latest need-to-know information on the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) Conditions of Participation.

EXPERT KNOWLEDGE -- ANYTIME, ANYWHERE

Compass Forum sessions are web-based and recorded, so sessions can be viewed anytime, anywhere. Managers and staff can learn at their convenience -- at the office, on the road, or from home.

FOR BUSY CLINICIANS & HOSPITAL MANAGERS

Compass Clinical Forum educational sessions are grouped by standard and department, enabling managers and clinicians to find the exact information they need -- when they need it.

TARGETED INFORMATION FOR OR, ED, AND PHARMACY

Department-based sessions provide crucial information needed to understand the regulatory requirements for clinical areas like the Operating Room, Emergency Department, or Pharmacy.

SAMPLE TOPICS INCLUDE:

Surgical Services   National Patient Safety Goals
Compliance for Boards   Writing CMS Action Plans
Emergency Services   Appendix Q
Medication Management   Respiratory Services
Case Management, Utilization   Medical Staff
Review and Discharge Planning   Leadership Standards

LEARN MORE

To learn more about Compass Forum, contact Ruth Elzer, RN, MS at 513.241.0142 or relzer@compassgroupinc.com. You can also access a limited demo of Compass Forum at Http://www.compassforumdemo.com.

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About Compass Clinical Consulting
Compass Clinical Consulting (http://www.compass-clinical.com) helps hospitals reduce the cost of providing safe, quality patient care. Founded in 1979 and based in Cincinnati, OH, Compass has helped hundreds of hospitals and health systems prepare for accreditation, optimize labor cost management, manage clinical resources, and improve patient throughput and physician relations. Compass also places interim healthcare executives.

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