We offer three newsletters to keep you informed about accreditation issues in DMEPOS, Pharmacy, and Clinic business segments. Below are recent newsletters from each. Feel free to read any that you like. And be sure to sign up for the appropriate newsletter(s) for your business.
TeamTalk DMEPOS Newsletters
The next bid program won’t take effect until January 1, 2021. During this Temporary Gap Period, DME businesses can take advantage of the time to prepare themselves for business growth – in the short term and long term.
Within any healthcare organization, patient satisfaction surveys are critical for obtaining meaningful feedback to help identify areas in need of improvement.
Outstanding patient care that goes beyond the ordinary deserves special recognition. The Compliance Team recently announced its newest addition to its list of outstanding Exemplary Provider® programs.
The Compliance Team has made renewing your Exemplary Provider® accreditation rights and recognition easier than ever. Our simplified accreditation renewal process covers everything,
The Compliance Team is the only accreditation organization that has its own Patient Satisfaction Portal. Patient satisfaction surveys are critical to your organization as part of your continuous quality improvement process.
TeamTalk Pharmacy Newsletters
I recently returned from Regional NACDS (National Association of Chain Drug Stores) in Florida. The overwhelming consensus among pharmacy leaders was the negative impact of dir fees and how mail order companies are reducing the number of prescriptions to their businesses.
On June 1, 2019, the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) released new and revised standards aimed at ensuring the quality of compounded medicines. The updates pertain to the USP General Chapters on compounding nonsterile…
The Compliance Team celebrates 25 years! Pharmacy services commonly cited deficiencies Deficiency: Quality Standard DRG 6.0A medication record is maintained for all patients and documentation can be found in the patient medical record. RemedyPatients/caregivers are...
Although not a common occurrence, The Compliance Team recently observed, instances of pharmacies that did not have a pharmacist on-site for the times that the pharmacy was open.
TeamTalk Clinic Newsletters
CMS Burden Reduction and Program Efficiency Changes CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) recently published Regulatory Provisions to Promote Program Efficiency, Transparency, and Burden Reduction ( 84 FR 51732). This final rule that reforms Medicare...
Patient Quality Measurement Within any healthcare organization, patient satisfaction surveys are critical for obtaining meaningful feedback to help identify areas in need of improvement. The Compliance Team created its own database, the Patient Quality Measurement™...
It may seem unusual to reference vials twice in the same newsletter, however this topic is extremely important. Violations can negatively impact the health of your patients as well as that of your business!
This year, The Compliance Team has partnered with the state of Louisiana and with Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network (ICAHN), both with missions to spread the message that the PCMH model is the preferred pathway to improving patient care.
The Compliance Team was the first accreditation organization (AO) to develop a simplified plain-language set of standards. Accreditation simplification isn’t about what you give up or lose; accreditation simplification is about what you gain during the accreditation process and how it facilitates on-going excellence.
The Compliance Team is the only accreditation organization that has its own Patient Satisfaction Portal. Patient satisfaction surveys are critical to your clinic as part of your continuous quality improvement process.
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