The final Hospital Improvement Rule from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is effective as of Nov. 29, 2019 and will significantly change the way your hospital handles its compliance tasks regarding nursing, medical records, infection control, antibiotic stewardship, restraints, seclusion, Quality Assurance/Performance Improvement (QAPI), patient rights, and much more. You can’t let your hospital fall behind on updating its policies and procedures to comply with the new law.
The Hospital Improvement Rule effectively combines three laws into one – and with 393 pages, you have a lot of material to cover. Let expert speaker Sue Dill Calloway, RN, MSN, JD break down the key points and clue you in on the crucial changes contained in the final rule, so you can save your staff valuable time while ensuring compliance.
After attending this in-depth webinar session, you’ll walk away with all the tools and knowledge you’ll need to comply with the Hospital Improvement Rule. You’ll know exactly how to implement a now-required Antibiotic Stewardship Program and what that program should entail. You’ll also learn what CMS has found to be problematic in hospitals’ programs and CoP compliance. Additionally, you’ll hear about CMS clarifications on a variety of existing requirements and many federal regulations that are already final. This webinar is your one-stop source for your overall hospital compliance duties.
In this program, you will learn how to:
Who Should Attend
This session will benefit, Chief Nursing Officers, nurses, nurse educators health information management staff, infection preventionists, antimicrobial stewardship team members, Chief Medical Officers, QAPI directors and staff, patient safety officers, regulatory and compliance officers, physician assistants (PAs), patient advocates, risk management staff, nurse educators, hospital legal counsel, MEC chairs, board members, pharmacists and anyone involved in implementing the hospital CoPs.
Sue Dill Calloway, RN, MSN, JD, is the president of Patient Safety and Healthcare Consulting and Education company with a focus on medical-legal education especially Joint Commission and the CMS hospital CoPs regulatory compliance. She also lectures on legal, risk management and patient safety issues. She was a director for risk management and patient safety for five years for the Doctors Company. She was the past VP of...
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