Category Archives: Compliance

Recent Highlights in Telehealth with Rebecca Mishuris, Chief Medical Information Officer, Boston Medical Center and Kyle Faget, Partner, Foley & Lardner

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, healthcare providers suddenly shifted from infrequent (if any) use of telehealth, to near universal adoption of the modality. One year in, what have we learned, and what is here to stay? The public health emergency forced providers and regulators to quickly overcome prior barriers that had long impeded adoption of telehealth. While some… Read More »

Q&A with the April 9 Virtual Roundtable Panelist – Donna Schneider

By | March 23, 2021

HFMA Virtual Roundtable – Speaker Q&A – for Donna Schneider, RN, MBA, CPHQ, CPC-P, CHC, CPCO, CHPC, Vice President, Corporate Compliance & Internal Audit, Lifespan, located in Providence, Rhode Island. Tell us about your compliance career journey – I began my career as a graduate of the University of Connecticut (UCONN) starting my clinical journey as a Registered… Read More »

Internal Auditing – Advanced Internal Audit Capabilities (Sweta Shah, April Patterson, Deloitte). Few Quick Takeaways:

Agile and Dynamic Risk Assessment (DRA) are part of the blue print for enabling the internal audit processes of the future. Agile approach to IA: iterative, cross-functional collaboration (e.g., collaborate on identification of risk areas and alignment on what is audited and why), focus on business value and continuous improvement. Cognitive science / Agile approach suggests: The longer we… Read More »

More Highlights from the 2020 HFMA and NEHIA Compliance & Internal Audit Conference

By | December 14, 2020

By Amber Fecik, Manager, Deloitte & Touche LLP and Amelia Abba, Manager, Deloitte & Touche LLP As noted in previous blogs, the MA-RI Chapter of HFMA teamed up with the New England Healthcare Internal Auditors (NEHIA) organization on December 2nd and 3rd to put on NEHIA’s annual Compliance and Internal Audit Conference.  A few additional highlights from the… Read More »

Highlights from the 2020 HFMA and NEHIA Compliance & Internal Audit Conference

By | December 14, 2020

By Amber Fecik, Manager, Deloitte & Touche LLP and Amelia Abba, Manager, Deloitte & Touche LLP The HFMA MA-RI Chapter teamed up with the New England Healthcare Internal Auditors (NEHIA) organization last week to put on NEHIA’s annual Compliance and Internal Audit Conference.  The conference was attended by more than 140 participants and was a great success!  Thank… Read More »

Thank You, Everyone!

By | December 14, 2020

By Dhara Satija, HFMA MA-RI Chapter Board Member & Compliance Committee Co-Chair and Amber Fecik, NEHIA Board Member The HFMA MA-RI Chapter and New England Healthcare Internal Auditors (NEHIA) organization would like to thank all of those who made last week’s virtual Compliance and Internal Audit Conference a success! Thank you to our more than 140 participants who… Read More »