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A healthcare policy is a mission critical component of any healthcare organization because it outlines a general plan of action to ensure a specific outcome is attained. The healthcare policy then serves as a general guideline with specific information to ensure that the right choices and decisions are enacted in real time. The main objective of the policy is to communicate specific procedures to employees so that cohesion in the workplace is guaranteed. Understanding the best practices for writing healthcare policies can assist each healthcare organization in writing effective, clear, and concise policies. Using a software automation tool like an Intranet with a built-in policy manager can be instrumental in your ability to manage and write better policies.Read More >
There are many reasons why policy manager automation implementations fail.
Having been personally involved in over one hundred policy management system implementation projects and having talked to organizations both large and small that previously failed with enterprise-wide policy management software system roll-outs, I’ve heard my share of actual reasons (and excuses) that led to disappointing outcomes.Read More >
Simple implementation and an automated system make a Policy Management System a secure and easy way to manage the documents in your healthcare organization. Features such as inline editing, search functions, accessibility, and more work to streamline processes and reduce risk. This solution benefits each department. Here’s a quick look at what it can do for your department.Read More >
A policy management system is a technological solution that helps your organization keep your documents secure, organized, and running through a smooth workflow. While it automates processes, saves time, and takes some of the stress and burden off of staff, it still requires some TLC to truly work its magic. Here are some quick reminders and things that your staff can be doing to get the most out of your policy management system.Read More >
Long-term care organizations have had their fair share of critique in terms of cost and competitiveness. That said, those with loved ones in a nursing home, assisted living, etc. want to know that they are receiving the best possible care. Like any healthcare or medical establishment, keeping up-to-date on policies and procedures is major. Not only does it keep you compliant and audit ready, but it ensures your patients are receiving leading care. A policies and procedures management system can work wonders. Besides assisting with compliance, it keeps documents organized, automates workflow to make you more efficient, and integrates easily with your existing portal or system. Here are some of the highlight features of a policy manager that will be most beneficial to your long-term care organization.Read More >
In the midst of floor work, communicating with employees, updating policies and more, it’s no easy feat for healthcare employees to keep on top of everything in an organized manner. With many compliance requirements placed on hospitals, long term care organizations, and ASCs, it’s imperative to keep up with Medicare policy updates. However, reviewing, revising, and approving healthcare policies is time consuming and can easily become disorganized. A policy management system will help automate your hospital policies making the process organized, quicker, and smoother helping you to maintain compliance with CMS.
Below are some ways an automated policy management system can help you keep your Medicare and Medicaid policies current.Read More >
In the healthcare industry, strong policy management is imperative to ensure your organization is compliant and up to current standards. In the past, this work was often done manually. Now, more and more practices are digitalizing their workflow, making the workday just a little simpler.
Automating your policy management guarantees efficiency, security and organization. Here’s a look at how HospitalPORTAL's Policy Manager can help streamline tasks.Read More >