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Common Hospital Deficiencies webinar (IHA 5.11.23_Program #401423)

Thursday, May 11, 2023
10:00 am12:00 pm

Dates: Thursday, May 11
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. CT

Nancy Ruzicka

Course Curriculum
Hospitals and critical access hospitals face common challenges, including compliance with federal regulations and accreditations standards. This session will focus on the most problematic deficiencies and the expectations of compliance standards.

Intended Audience:
CEOs, Chief Medical Officers, Chief Nursing Officers, Compliance Personnel, Physicians, Safety Officers, and Legal Counsels.

Learning Objectives:
At the conclusion of this session, participants should be able to:
• Describe the frequently cited deficiencies.
• Discuss potential solutions for preventing deficiencies.
• Explain how compliance is assessed for each area of common deficiencies.

Speaker Bio:
Nancy Ruzicka is a consultant on state and federal rules, regulations and interpretative guidelines. Ruzicka previously worked as director of integrity and compliance and privacy official at MercyOne Des Moines and director of regulatory compliance at UnityPoint Health-Des Moines. She also has more than 20 years of experience with the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals. Ruzicka holds master’s degrees in health law and business administration and a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy from Drake University. She is certified in health care compliance and maintains her Iowa pharmacy license.

Cost: $195 to NHA members (per hospital, no charge for additional lines, recordings available up to 60 days after the webinar)