There are two types of recommendations that can come out of a mock survey: good recommendations and unhelpful recommendations. If you’ve had a mock survey before, it may have been delivered with recommendations like: “Staff should be educated…,” “Be sure to remind the physicians…,” or “Don’t do this anymore!” Two of these are “managed loose”… [Read More]
As more states legalize marijuana, more physicians have begun recommending cannabis to their patients for the management of pain, nausea, anxiety, and loss of appetite. Recent literature also suggests that cannabis may be effective in treating other conditions. For example, the Federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved a drug whose active ingredient is… [Read More]
8/23/2018 – In this webinar, Phillip Boaz, RN, MSN, will discuss common regulatory and accreditor survey findings, plus provide tips on how to avoid the infection control triple threat in high-level disinfection, operating room environment, and hemodialysis. Register Now!
1/11/2018 – What’s your New Year’s Resolution? How about getting clinicians back to the bedside? This webinar will cover three initiatives that do just that. Greeley CEO Steve Bryant will talk about how to distill your policies, refine your clinical processes, and lean your EMR. All lofty, but very doable goals. Make 2018 your year to SIMPLIFY and start right here. Watch Now!
The Greeley Company invites you to download a complimentary copy of The Case for Simplification: How Hospitals Can Get Clinicians Back to the Bedside, recently published in Becker’s Hospital Review. This article includes…
While it’s not something any hospital wants to acknowledge, the threat of receiving a CMS Statement of Deficiencies (CMS Form 2567) with Notice of Immediate Jeopardy or Notice of Termination is a reality. Hundreds of hospitals receive such notice every year. Because hospitals must be in compliance with all CoPs to continue participation in the Medicare… [Read More]
Long-Term Partnership Enhances Safety Program Efficacy and Compliance A Midwest regional hospital with 350+ beds has been working with The Greeley Company for over eight years to support their physical environment survey readiness activities. The organization has faced increasing attention on the management of the physical environment by The Joint Commission, CMS, and state regulatory agencies…. [Read More]
As this rural, 225-bed tertiary care facility and teaching hospital was preparing for their Joint Commission survey, they sought to leverage onsite consulting assessments with offsite membership resources to optimize their state of readiness. The combination of services this client received as part of The Greeley Membership Program enabled leadership and staff to overcome ongoing survey challenges…. [Read More]
A 300-bed tertiary care facility and teaching hospital with a large complexity of service sought The Greeley Company’s assistance in remediating the process elements causing repeated failures to clear a specific Condition of Participation. Once on site, Greeley consultants found a number of areas causing the facility’s noncompliance with the specific condition. The organization did not have… [Read More]
Although this large, tertiary healthcare system in New England has a strong, active internal accreditation readiness program, it has an ongoing relationship with The Greeley Company to objectively evaluate its compliance with both CMS and The Joint Commission. The organization makes significant use of Greeley’s aggregate experience with accreditation updates and challenges. Greeley consultants help the… [Read More]