Compass Clinical Consulting is pleased to announce that Lisa Prytula, MA, RN-BC, has joined our firm’s leadership as Associate Managing Director. 

Previously the Director of Standards Interpretation at The Joint Commission (TJC), Lisa brings to Compass expert knowledge in the accreditation standards and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Conditions of Participation (CoPs). With this expertise, along with hospital leadership experience, project management skills, and a customer service focus, Lisa is positioned to provide both clinical and operational leadership and support to clients across all of Compass’s service lines.

We are excited about this opportunity to further strengthen our ability to serve our clients.

Lisa Prytula, MA, RN-BC, Associate Managing Director

Lisa Prytula, Compass

Lisa has more than 20 years of experience specializing in healthcare quality, accreditation and regulatory compliance, and performance improvement. Through a career dedicated to professional development and education, evidence-based practice and research, and nursing leadership, Lisa embodies a commitment to helping healthcare organizations improve quality and patient safety—the mission Compass pursues in collaboration with our clients every day.

In her time with TJC and the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), Lisa worked with nearly 200 organizations to assess compliance with accreditation standards and the CMS CoPs, providing expertise across a range of healthcare settings including large university medical centers, specialty hospitals, long-term acute care hospitals, community hospitals, critical access hospitals, and ambulatory healthcare settings.

Previously, Lisa held positions in nursing leadership and professional development in hospital medical-surgical and oncology departments, where she led interdisciplinary performance improvement initiatives and conducted pain management and transcultural nursing research.

Lisa earned graduate and undergraduate degrees in nursing from Augsburg University in Minneapolis, MN. She is a Registered Nurse – Board Certified by the American Nurse Credentialing Center, a TJC Robust Process Improvement Yellow Belt, and an Epic electronic health record superuser. She has presented at numerous conferences and workshops on topics in support of patient safety, quality of care, and high reliability, including continuous survey readiness, standards compliance, pain management, and transcultural nursing care.

Schedule a Time to Speak with Lisa Prytula

We are excited to introduce Lisa both to our current clients as well as to prospective clients we may have the privilege of serving in the future. In our work with clients across the country, we have seen that the most fruitful and productive engagements are often part of a relationship of trust developed between our firm and our clients.

If you would like to schedule a time to speak with Lisa Prytula, MA, RN-BC, Associate Managing Director – whether to start or strengthen your organization’s relationship with Compass – we encourage you to call our office at (513) 241.0142 or send us an email, and we will be pleased to set up a time for you to meet Lisa and discuss how we can work together toward a goal of safe, quality care.

Read more from Lisa

Preliminary Denial of Accreditation: How to successfully resolve

You’ve been notified by The Joint Commission that your healthcare organization’s survey resulted in Preliminary Denial of Accreditation. This was not an outcome anybody anticipated. What does this mean? How is this determined? And what steps need to be taken for successful and expedient resolution?

Read more from Lisa about navigating Preliminary Denial of Accreditation.

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