Patient identification: It takes two

Dear teammates,

Misidentifying patients can have life-altering consequences.

It’s an issue we need to improve immediately to keep our patients safe. [Read more…]

Budget message from our CEO & President Lorraine Lutton: Good news for March

Dear teammates,

I have some good news to share about our finances.

We’ve made ensuring our financial stability a top priority. Everyone’s hard work is paying off. [Read more…]

Protect our patients during the holidays

As you gather around the table this holiday season, don’t forget these savory nuggets of knowledge: [Read more…]

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services offers new general compliance training

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Dear teammates,

Thank you for completing the annual compliance mandatory module furnished via NetLearning. Your participation is critical to Roper St. Francis’ success and a required element of ensuring an effective compliance program as promulgated by the Office of Inspector General. [Read more…]

Connecting Compliance and Ethics with organizational culture: RSF celebrates National Compliance Week

NOTE: RSF is celebrating National Compliance Week from Nov. 6-12.

Ethics and compliance are different but both have a direct correlation to organizational culture. Simply put, compliance is accordance with the law, while ethics are about doing the right thing. [Read more…]

Compliance is a team sport: RSF celebrates National Compliance Week

By Michael P. Fabrizius, Vice President, CHS Audit Services

After a long, hot summer, fall is in the air and so is football! Team sports provide us with many organizational analogies, and none better than football. The successful elements of the defensive dimension of football provide some strong parallels to healthcare compliance. In both cases, the goal is to improve the chances of success by preventing costly mistakes that can damage the team’s record and standing. [Read more…]

Mindfulness: RSF celebrates National Compliance Week

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NOTE: RSF is celebrating National Compliance Week from Nov. 6-12.

We are reminded to take care of ourselves with routine checkups, healthy eating and exercise. This kind of personal mindfulness is equally important for our emotional health or intelligence. [Read more…]

Integrity: RSF celebrates National Compliance Week

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NOTE: RSF is celebrating National Compliance Week from Nov. 6-12.

Integrity is the quality of being honest. Better defined, having integrity means doing the right thing in a reliable way. [Read more…]

Rely and Verify: RSF celebrates National Compliance Week

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NOTE: RSF is celebrating National Compliance Week from Nov. 6-12.

Rely and verify describes what we do as a part of our compliance program. As such, we wanted to kick off National Compliance Week with a refresher on the importance of reliance and verification. [Read more…]

Critical medical personnel flier

Click here to print the Critical Medical Personnel flier.

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