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Financial Penalties Readmission Rates

Hospitals across the country will continue to see penalties for high 30-day readmission rates. According to Kaiser Health News, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will cut payments to 2,573 hospitals by as much as 3 percent for one year. The penalties, which are part of the Hospital Readmission Reduction Program…(Read More)

Mark Reifsteck, MHA, FACHE, joins Compass Clinical Consulting on March 16, 2016 as a Managing Director. We are excited to welcome Mark to the company, where he will focus on: client acquisition, engagement management, operations oversight, and product development. Additionally, Mark will join Compass’s Board as a voting member. With over 30 years of…(Read More)

Compass Clinical Consulting is proud to announce a new collaboration with The Institute for Healthcare Excellence (IHE), a subsidiary of Professional Research Consultants, Inc. “Coupling the work that Compass delivers with the work IHE focuses on means developing a patient-centered healing culture that allows organizations to reach their goals and mission of providing excellent…(Read More)

Compass Clinical Consulting representatives Christopher Martorella, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, Principal; Jim Mahon, PhD, Managing Director; and Leah Curtin, RN, DSc(h), FAAN, Senior Advisor, will be present, along with thousands of nurse leaders, at the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) 2016 Conference from March 30-April 2 at the Fort Worth Convention Center…(Read More)

The ED Psychiatric Patient Management System was developed by experts at Compass Clincial Consulting as a comprehensive approach to consistently deliver best practices in the care of psychiatric patients in the emergency department. This new system provides adaptable tools to ensure the ED staff is well prepared to address psychiatric patient needs and consistently use…(Read More)