We are pleased to welcome Lena Browning MHA, BSN, RNC-NIC, CSHA, to Compass Clinical Consulting. As part of the accreditation and regulatory compliance mock survey team, she will focus on helping client organizations prepare for survey by the Joint Commission or the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, toward the goal of safe, quality patient care.

Lena is a nurse leader and accreditation specialist and has more than a decade of experience in clinical leadership in acute care settings. Previously, Lena was a Clinical Program Specialist, Accreditation at Owensboro Health, where she coordinated accreditation and regulatory surveys and coached staff in effective compliance and performance improvement strategies with a focus on continuous readiness and patient safety. Lena also held former roles of Accreditation Coordinator at Baptist Health Madisonville, where she led the organization through successful survey, and Nurse Practice Quality Council Chair, where she brought issues to council for performance improvement and communicated council discussions to nursing directors and leadership.

Lena is a Certified Specialist in Healthcare Accreditation, a Registered Nurse Certified in Neonatal Intensive Care, and is certified in pediatric and neonatal advanced life support. She is also a member of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC).

 

About Compass Clinical Consulting

Compass Clinical Consulting has helped hospitals and health systems improve performance and overcome obstacles to providing safe, quality patient care since 1979. Compass is clinically focused, driving change toward a goal of creating better American health systems through three services lines: clinical operations performance improvement, accreditation and regulatory compliance, and interim leadership.

Accreditation and Regulatory Compliance Services

Whether an organization is educating its staff about accreditation or regulatory standards or responding to findings from a recent survey, Compass Clinical Consulting has the tools and expertise to help. We can help build your organization’s capabilities and culture of continuous readiness, address specific vulnerabilities or priority areas, and guide hospital leaders through an effective survey response. Our skilled accreditation consultants have extensive experience with both the Joint Commission and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and are backed up with expertise in a wide range of related topics.

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