With the host of laws and regulations governing healthcare organization operations, it is no wonder facilities often struggle with maintaining regulatory compliance. Between medical waste disposal requirements, HIPAA rules, OSHA standards and other state and federal legislation, there is a lot to keep track of.
Without a solid program, organizations can quickly overwhelm staff with compliance tasks, but still not fully meet applicable rules and regulations. Not only does this put the organization at risk for penalties and other negative outcomes, but it frustrates staff; too much compliance work pulls them away from direct patient care. Learn the four steps that organizations can reliably and efficiently meet without overtaxing staff in the process.