TITLE

An Executive Seat at the Compliance Table

PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
HealthLeaders Magazine;Nov2008, Vol. 11 Issue 11, p58
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the involvement of executives of Altru Health System in compliance group meetings. The executive director of Altru, Tim Sayler, states that leadership has to have an active part in the Joint Commission survey process. It states that the hospital had done well in the past surveys but officials were not satisfied with the latest results which led to them reorganizing themselves.
ACCESSION #
35286550

 

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