Healthcare Connection – Sept. 26, 2017
3 Tips for Effective Healthcare Audit Committees
Effective audit committees help hospitals and health systems achieve their strategic goals. They also help strengthen organizations by providing oversight of internal control structures and addressing relevant operational, IT, clinical, regulatory, and compliance risks. To maintain effectiveness and efficiency, audit committees must fine-tune practical details such as scheduling meetings, educating committee members, and creating effective meeting agendas. Here are three tips for strengthening these core areas.
CMS Meaningful Use Reporting Requirements Update
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has revised its requirements for eligible professionals, eligible hospitals, and critical access hospitals participating in Medicare and Medicaid electronic health record incentive programs. This article describes some of the most significant updates.