Southeastern Pennsylvania Association for Healthcare Quality (SPAHQ)

Since 1976, the Southeastern Pennsylvania Association for Healthcare Quality (SPAHQ) has served as a leader and essential resource for the healthcare professional in Case/Utilization Management, quality improvement, patient safety in the southeastern and connected counties of Pennsylvania. SPAHQ supports the CPHQ certification by providing education, networking, and resources to help the quality professional improve their daily work flow through innovative practices. Our programs and alliances reflect our members’ values of excellence and collaboration.Learn More...

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Government Relations Newsletter November 2019

Topics Include: CMS to indicate abuse on Nursing Home Compare;
ECRI Institute PSO Deep Dive: Safe Ambulatory Care; ONC releases new HIPAA security assessment tool; DEA Launches Online Database for Mandatory Reporting of Opioid Abuse

Government Relations Newsletter October 2019

Topics Include: Value-based payment for Aging Services released by CMS; AHRQ releases 2018 data on access, quality and disparities; The Joint Commission clarifies standards on hand hygiene; OIG releases report on Patient Safety Organizations; American College of Surgeons Strong for Surgery Program Results; The Joint Commission releases National Patient Safety Goals for 2020; and more…

Government Relations Newsletter September 2019

Topics Include: MS to use new survey validation process; CDC flu vaccine recommendations for 2019-2020; CDC report on increased pulmonary illness in vaping; Interesting new CMS risk due to workplace violence; Joint Commission also focusing on suicide risk; and more…

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