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HHS OIG and Industry Leaders Release Joint Guidance for Health Care Boards

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

On Monday, April 20, the Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS OIG), the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA), the Association of Healthcare Internal Auditors (AHIA) and the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) released a joint educational resource to assist governing boards of health care organizations carry out their compliance plan oversight obligations. The document provides examples of how boards may foster a corporate culture of compliance to meet the ultimate goals of protecting the integrity and viability of the nation’s health care delivery system.

 

For the complete news release and a link to the document go to: http://oig.hhs.gov/newsroom/news-releases/2015/guidance-release2015.asp

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Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

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Public Health and Disaster Management Resources from the National Library of Medicine Health Care Workforce COI

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

The Healthcare Workforce Community of Interest is offering a webinar next week. Please see the details below:

REGISTER HERE: http://nnlm.gov/ner/training/register.html?schedule_id=2807

TITLE: Public Health and Disaster Management Resources from the National Library of Medicine – Health Care Workforce COI

DATE: Tuesday, March 25, 2014.  2:00-3:00. Online.

INSTRUCTORS: Hathy Simpson, MPH, Public Health Information Specialist, National Network of Libraries of Medicine/New England Region

Meredith Solomon, MLS.  Education and Outreach Coordinator.  National Network of Libraries of Medicine/New England Region

DESCRIPTION:  This webinar, hosted by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, New England Region’s Healthcare Workforce Community of Interest, will be an overview of some lesser-known but equally valuable information resources maintained by the National Library of Medicine.  Hathy Simpson, Public Health Information Specialist, will discuss public health resources including the public health portal, PHPartners.org, and Healthy People 2020 Structured Evidence Queries (pre-formulated searches of PubMed). Meredith Solomon, Education and Outreach Coordinator, will present on the tools and resource available from the Disaster Information Management Research Center.  These include web-based programs and portable apps designed for first responders and other medical personnel responding to biohazard emergencies.

Amplifying the Voice of the Underserved in the Implementation of the Affordable Care Act

Monday, June 24th, 2013

The link below is of a discussion paper, Amplifying the Voice of the Underserved in the Implementation of the Affordable Care Act that was a joint effort of some members of the Institute of Medicine Roundtable on Health Literacy and the Insitute of Medicie Roundtable on the Promotion of Health Equity and the Elimination of Health Disparities.

http://www.iom.edu/Global/Perspectives/2013/AmplifyingTheVoice

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