December 14, 2020

Part Two: Engage Leadership and Build Your Team

Healthcare compliance analytics leverages AI to provide compliance professionals with the tools they need to maintain a culture of compliance in a resource-constrained environment, while also transitioning their current compliance program from one that is reactive to one that is proactive with a focus on prevention. 

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November 17, 2020

Part One: An Introduction

According to the latest research from the American Hospital Association, hospitals spent an estimated $39 billion a year to maintain compliance while facing complex challenges and the mounting costs of keeping up with an ever-changing body of federal and state rules and regulations. The same organization highlighted that hospitals are overburdened by regulatory requirements and found thatan average-sized hospital dedicates about 59 FTEs to regulatory compliance, and now due to COVID-19, these dedicated resources have often been furloughed or reallocated. 

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October 30, 2020

How We Celebrate Corporate Compliance and Ethics Week

Our team participates in the HCCA/SCCE Corporate Compliance & Ethics Week in honor of our clientsthe healthcare compliance teams across the country that combine the power of artificial intelligence with their great expertise and leadership to ensure a culture of compliance throughout their organizations. These professionals ensure their institutions work efficiently, reduce risk, and maintain the trust of patients who seek care within their hospitals and health systems. Our team at Protenus will be celebrating these professionals in a number of ways throughout Corporate Compliance and Ethics Week.

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September 1, 2020

2020 Protenus Diversion Digest: Numbers Tell a Story

The just-released 2020 Protenus Diversion Digest™ highlights the ongoing toll clinical drug diversion takes on patients, healthcare workers, and healthcare organizations. The report covers data from incidents reported in 2019. Healthcare workers who steal or misuse controlled substances—from physician practices, clinics, pharmacies, hospitals, long-term care facilities, and other organizations—cause direct harm to patients and put their employers at risk for financial penalties and sanctions.

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August 27, 2020

UC Davis Health Uses AI to Optimize its Compliance Program

Each year, the UC Davis Health system serves tens of thousands of patients, both in its hospitals and outpatient clinics. Safeguarding patient records and managing the supply of controlled substances are among the many compliance and regulatory tasks with which the Compliance Office is charged. With the volume of compliance issues the office was identifying and investigating, the team wanted to be able to customize its investigation workflows based on the type of incident and adjust its processes accordingly. 

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