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Madera Community Hospital To Implement Pavisse™ Incident Management Software

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — RGP Healthcare™, a division of Resources Global Professionals (RECN) and developer of incident management software Pavisse™, today announced that Madera Community Hospital has selected Pavisse to enhance patient safety and track, manage and analyze incidents.

Madera Community Hospital (MCH) is a not-for-profit community hospital based in the Central Valley of California. MCH will implement Pavisse to further promote a culture of safety, as well as improve the efficiency of work processes for quality and risk management.

Prior to Pavisse, MCH used an internally-built incident reporting system. Although effective as a means of gathering incident information, MCH’s needs eventually exceeded the system’s capabilities, prompting the search for a more robust tool. Pavisse was selected based on ease of use and flexibility.

“Madera Community Hospital views the relationship with RGP Healthcare as collaborative and a beneficial step in improving our ability to deliver quality care to the patients we serve,” said Lisa Essex, Director of Quality and Risk Management for MCH. “Our collaboration with RGP Healthcare and the implementation of Pavisse is another positive step in keeping with the hospital’s dedication to provide quality healthcare services to Madera and the surrounding communities.”

Said RGP Healthcare President Radgia Cook: “We are delighted to partner with MCH, which has demonstrated an ongoing commitment to the communities it serves and to improving patient safety. Pavisse’s end-to-end ability to integrate and streamline the incident management process will play a pivotal role in helping MCH achieve its goals for delivering high quality and efficient patient care.”

About Madera Community Hospital
Madera Community Hospital is a general medical and surgical hospital in Madera, Calif., with 106 beds. The hospital is fully accredited by the American Osteopathic Association Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP) and licensed by the California Department of Public Health. Survey data for the latest year available shows that 42,868 patients visited the hospital’s emergency room. The hospital had a total of 5,380 admissions. Its physicians performed 2,456 inpatient and 3,184 outpatient surgeries. http://www.maderahospital.org

About Pavisse
A highly affordable and effective incident management system, Pavisse™ has the unique ability to capture incident data and provide required reports to multiple patient safety organizations (PSO) and state agencies on-demand or via a set scheduling process that includes quarterly and annual report capabilities. Healthcare organizations (HCOs) can customize workflow, data collection, analysis and reporting to meet specific needs without the need for complex data transformations or double data-entry. Content-driven, Pavisse can be easily applied to potentially any type of incident management workflow. Innovative reporting capabilities provide executive dashboard overview and monitoring as well as unparalleled internal benchmarking and Pareto graphing for easy-to-understand outcomes and problem area identification. Dynamic automated workflow provides unique issue audit and corrective action plan capabilities, and the CAP Toolkit includes an extensive online archive of global best practices. Learn more at www.pavisse.com.

About RGP Healthcare
Headquartered in San Francisco, RGP Healthcare, the healthcare division of Resources Global Professionals, was created to meet the growing needs of the healthcare sector. Its experts have deep industry knowledge and experience in a variety of disciplines, particularly patient safety and HIPAA compliance, and incident management and remediation. Specialty areas include sentinel event forensic analysis (12-hour response time), 30-day readmissions analysis and prevention strategies, accreditation consulting and automation, ICD-10 education and other professional services that support and enhance the strategic initiatives of healthcare organizations of any size or shape, including acute and long-term care providers.

About RGP
Resources Global Professionals (RGP), the operating subsidiary of Resources Connection, Inc. (RECN), is a multinational professional services firm that helps business leaders execute internal initiatives. Partnering with business leaders, the company drives internal change across all parts of a global enterprise—accounting, finance, risk management and internal audit, corporate advisory, strategic communications and restructuring, information management, human capital, supply chain management, healthcare solutions, and legal and regulatory services. Founded in 1996 within a Big Four accounting firm, RGP today is a publicly traded company, listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market, with over 2900 professionals, annually serving approximately 1800 clients around the world from over 70 practice offices. Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., RGP has served 87 of the Fortune 100 companies, as well as many of the nation’s leading healthcare organizations.

Kern Medical Center presents to the Industry Partner Panel: Risk Information Management & Its Impact on Patient Safety at ASHRM 2013.

Eva Satori, B.A., CPHRM, FASHRM, Hospital Risk Manager at Kern Medical Center (KMC) presented their efforts to utilize benchmarking and the Pavisse Incident Management solution to improve patient safety. KMC is the first hospital to adopt Pavisse™ as the incident management solution. Eva highlighted how Pavisse enables the employees and physicians at KMC to quickly report incidents without needing to log into the application. Appropriate users are instantly notified they have tasks in Pavisse to complete and steps can be quickly taken to prevent the likelihood of reoccurrence. She also pointed out how the embedded dashboards and reports quickly provide visualization of real time data for Pavisse users. KMC’s adoption of Pavisse is having a positive impact on their Patient safety efforts.

Industry panel ASHRM presentation Kern

Rideout Health Deploys Pavisse™ to Optimize Patient Care and Safety

SACRAMENTO, Calif. and SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Rideout Health, a non-profit community-based healthcare system, and RGP Healthcare™, a division of Resources Global Professionals (RECN), today jointly announced that Rideout has selected and is implementing Pavisse™, a cutting-edge technology for monitoring and ensuring patient safety.

Rideout operates facilities and services located throughout Yuba, Sutter and Nevada counties. They include acute-care hospitals Rideout Memorial and Fremont Medical Center; the Heart Center at Rideout; the Rideout Cancer Center, affiliated with UC Davis Medical Center; outpatient primary and specialty clinics and a host of ancillary services, including senior living services, home health, hospice and durable medical equipment.

Pavisse, developed by RGP Healthcare, is a new comprehensive incident management solution designed to help hospitals manage patient safety, patient privacy and other compliance-related functions across the enterprise.

“We will be one of the first hospitals in the Sacramento region to deploy this software,” said Istikram Qaderi, M.D., Senior Vice President and Chief Quality Officer at Rideout.

“We’ll first deploy Pavisse at Rideout Memorial and once the system is running smoothly, we’ll look to using it at other locations in our organization to help us continually monitor and improve the safety and quality of our patient care, which is always our number one priority.”

Dr. Qaderi is responsible for planning and directing Rideout’s programs for quality, patient safety and satisfaction, including infection prevention and control; analytics and performance excellence; risk management; care coordination/case management; and compliance with TJC and CMS standards and conditions of participation as well as state and federal regulations.

Dr. Qaderi, a former surgeon, shifted his career focus in recent years to helping healthcare organizations work with doctors and other staff to align clinical care and patient-centered services in programs for performance improvement. He has spoken and published extensively on topics such as quality, physician and staff engagement, safety, patient satisfaction, performance excellence and culture change.

Dr. Qaderi views RGP Healthcare President Radgia Cook as an “innovator” in patient safety and incident management and further described the Pavisse product as transformational. “Pavisse is just one of several state-of-the-art tools we will use to deliver on this mission,” Dr. Qaderi said. “It is comprehensive, intuitive, easy to deploy and customizable to each facility’s needs. And RGP consultants are available to help us reap maximum benefit.”

Said Cook, “Rideout Health is just the type of forward-thinking partner we sought. We are excited about partnering with Rideout Health as they continue to serve as a national model for the delivery of quality healthcare.”

About Rideout Health

Rideout Health is the independent, non-profit, community-based healthcare organization that operates Rideout Memorial Hospital, Fremont Medical Center, the Rideout Cancer Center, the Heart Center at Rideout and other medical facilities in Yuba, Sutter and Nevada Counties. With 1,800 staff, it also is the area’s largest non-government employer, and has approximately 263 physicians on its medical staff. ask me anything In fulfillment of its mission to provide quality healthcare to everyone, regardless of financial circumstance, in 2011 the organization provided nearly $50 million in unreimbursed or free medical care to uninsured or under-insured patients. www.RideoutHealth.org.

About Pavisse

A highly affordable and effective incident management system, Pavisse™ has the unique ability to capture incident data and provide required reports to multiple patient safety organizations (PSO) and state agencies on-demand or via a set scheduling process that includes quarterly and annual report capabilities. Healthcare organizations (HCOs) can customize workflow, data collection, analysis and reporting to meet specific needs without the need for complex data transformations or double data-entry. Content-driven, Pavisse can be easily applied to potentially any type of incident management workflow. Innovative reporting capabilities provide executive dashboard overview and monitoring as well as unparalleled internal benchmarking and Pareto graphing for easy-to-understand outcomes and problem area identification. Dynamic automated workflow provides unique issue audit and corrective action plan capabilities, and the CAP Toolkit includes an extensive online archive of global best practices. Learn more at www.pavisse.com

About RGP Healthcare

Headquartered in San Francisco, RGP Healthcare, the healthcare division of Resources Global Professionals, was created to meet the growing needs of the healthcare sector. Its experts have deep industry knowledge and experience in a variety of disciplines, particularly patient safety and HIPAA compliance, and incident management and remediation. Specialty areas include sentinel event forensic analysis (12-hour response time), 30-day readmissions analysis and prevention strategies, accreditation consulting and automation, ICD-10 education and other professional services that support and enhance the strategic initiatives of healthcare organizations of any size or shape, including acute and long-term care providers.

About RGP

Resources Global Professionals (RGP), the operating subsidiary of Resources Connection, Inc. (RECN), is a multinational professional services firm that helps business leaders execute internal initiatives. Partnering with business leaders, the company drives internal change across all parts of a global enterprise — accounting, finance, risk management and internal audit, corporate advisory, strategic communications and restructuring, information management, human capital, supply chain management, healthcare solutions, and legal and regulatory services. Founded in 1996 within a Big Four accounting firm, RGP today is a publicly traded company, listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market, with over 2900 professionals, annually serving approximately 1800 clients around the world from over 70 practice offices. Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., RGP has served 87 of the Fortune 100 companies, as well as many of the nation’s leading healthcare organizations.

East Jefferson General Hospital Adopts Pavisse™ to Manage Patient Safety, Privacy and Other Compliance-Related Incidents

METAIRE, La. and SAN FRANCISCO, July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — East Jefferson General Hospital, a 420-bed Nurse Magnet hospital in Metairie, La., and RGP Healthcare™, a division of Resources Global Professionals (RECN), today jointly announced that East Jefferson is making a major commitment to enhancing patient well-being and satisfaction through its adoption of Pavisse™, a unique health IT system that manages patient safety, privacy and other compliance-related incidents. East Jefferson is the first Louisiana hospital to adopt Pavisse.

“East Jefferson is committed to promotion of patient safety and satisfaction,” said East Jefferson Chief Quality Officer Ruby Brewer. “We conducted a thorough review of available incident management systems and determined that Pavisse was the right system to leverage our patient safety initiatives.”

Developed by RGP Healthcare, Pavisse is an end-to-end incident management solution that helps hospitals report, manage and remediate potential violations of any pertinent regulation or standard. For instance, a hospital might mislabel medication or not have the right surgical equipment. Pavisse captures incident data and provides required reports to multiple patient safety organizations and state agencies on demand. Pavisse also helps healthcare organizations customize workflow, data collection, analysis and reporting to meet specific needs as well as eliminate complex data transfers and double data entry.

“Pavisse gives our hospital a better and more efficient method for analyzing incidents and implementing corrective actions,” Brewer added. “This reduces paperwork and allows our staff to spend more time caring for patients.”

Said RGP Healthcare President Radgia Cook: “We are delighted that East Jefferson selected Pavisse. East Jefferson has already set high standards for patient care, and we look forward to helping it continue to improve safety and efficacy for the people of the greater New Orleans area.”

Pavisse is the latest in a series of cost-effective and innovative technologies East Jefferson is using to promote better patient care.

About East Jefferson General Hospital

East Jefferson General Hospital (EJGH) began as a not-for-profit community hospital serving the burgeoning suburbs of New Orleans, Louisiana. Today, EJGH stands as a state-of-the-art hospital with more than 420 beds. In 2002, EJGH became Louisiana’s first Nurse Magnet Hospital, and in 2012 it became the only hospital in Louisiana awarded Magnet recertification a third time. This honor is bestowed by the American Nurses Credentialing Center on select hospitals that demonstrate excellence in patient care and provide a superior environment for professional nurses. The hospital is also a certified member of the M.D. Anderson Cancer Network, with access to treatment pathways and protocols developed and used at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Still a community hospital with a board comprised of representatives throughout the community, our patients are served by a staff of more than 3,000 team members and more than 650 physicians.

About Pavisse

A highly affordable and effective incident management system, Pavisse™ has the unique ability to capture incident data and provide required reports to multiple patient safety organizations (PSO) and state agencies on-demand or via a set scheduling process that includes quarterly and annual report capabilities. Healthcare organizations (HCOs) can customize workflow, data collection, analysis and reporting to meet specific needs without the need for complex data transformations or double data-entry. Content-driven, Pavisse can be easily applied to potentially any type of incident management workflow. Innovative reporting capabilities provide executive dashboard overview and monitoring as well as unparalleled internal benchmarking and Pareto graphing for easy-to-understand outcomes and problem area identification. Dynamic automated workflow provides unique issue audit and corrective action plan capabilities, and the CAP Toolkit includes an extensive online archive of global best practices. Learn more at www.pavisse.com

About RGP Healthcare

Headquartered in San Francisco, RGP Healthcare, the healthcare division of Resources Global Professionals, was created to meet the growing needs of the healthcare sector. Its experts have deep industry knowledge and experience in a variety of disciplines, particularly patient safety and HIPAA compliance, and incident management and remediation. Specialty areas include sentinel event forensic analysis (12-hour response time), 30-day readmissions analysis and prevention strategies, accreditation consulting and automation, ICD-10 education and other professional services that support and enhance the strategic initiatives of healthcare organizations of any size or shape, including acute and long-term care providers.

About RGP

Resources Global Professionals (RGP), the operating subsidiary of Resources Connection, Inc. (RECN), is a multinational professional services firm that helps business leaders execute internal initiatives. Partnering with business leaders, the company drives internal change across all parts of a global enterprise—accounting, finance, risk management and internal audit, corporate advisory, strategic communications and restructuring, information management, human capital, supply chain management, healthcare solutions, and legal and regulatory services. Founded in 1996 within a Big Four accounting firm RGP today is a publicly traded company, listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market, with over 2900 professionals, annually serving approximately 1900 clients around the world from 75 offices. Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., RGP has served 86 of the Fortune 100 companies, as well as many of the nation’s leading healthcare organizations.

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“Get set: New HIPAA has teeth—New HIPAA rule will bring more enforcement action, expert says”

Mar. 27, 2013
Healthcare IT News
“Get set: New HIPAA has teeth—New HIPAA rule will bring more enforcement action, expert says”
By Diana Manos

The HIPPA Privacy and Security final rule—also known as the HIPAA Omnibus Rule — became effective March 26. One expert predicts enforcers will have a heyday with expanded ability to crack down on providers and their business associates.

According to Jorge Rey, an associate principal and the director of information security and compliance for Kaufman, Rossin, the biggest difference in the new rule is a change in breach notification. Under the old rule, providers were presumed innocent of harming patients when a breach occurred — until they proved otherwise. Under the new rule, providers are presumed guilty of harming patients when data is breached. They will have to prove their innocence.

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Pavisse Incident Management System

The Pavisse™ incident management system was designed to automate reporting of safety and other incidents to pertinent regulatory bodies, including state agencies and Patient Safety Organizations (PSOs). It also automates readiness for Joint Commission audits and more. The robust, intuitive, browser-based software system eliminates the need for complex data transformations or double data-entry, and provides an audit mechanism for compliance monitoring. It aggregates data to create active, real-time dashboard views by incident type with embedded guidance tips, and enables users to customize workflow, data collection, analysis and reporting to meet specific needs.

 

Circumnavigation architecture enables users to move between screens within a specific issue, significantly reducing the resolution cycle. Data-mining, internal benchmarking and Pareto graphing make it easy to analyze incidents and identify areas for improvement. Pavisse incorporates AHRQ’s Common Formats v.1.2 and uses skip logic (“conditional branching”) to make sure users only need to answer pertinent questions.

 

An intelligent (and configurable) routing module (IRM) helps facilities meet mandated reporting requirements, and appropriately and automatically manage incident lifecycle, by notifying the right people of the right incidents at the right time, assigning them right follow-up and monitoring the process until the right remediation is complete (“the five rights of incident management”).

 

The workgroup-driven, content-rich system features a comprehensive array of report templates that can be customized, prescheduled or produced on demand. Litigation-hold capabilities preserve data integrity; a Reserves module helps track the cost of incidents and remediation—for instance, the cost of new guardrails to prevent patient falls. The CAP Toolkit, a comprehensive corrective action plan methodology tailored to each hospital’s cause-determination process, creates pathways to compliance and improvement.

 

Pavisse’s extensive online archive features US regulations and global best practice related to safety, privacy, and other pertinent issues. Eight complimentary consulting hours per quarter help customers optimize system use, or develop safety and compliance strategies, with additional expert consulting available at an affordable cost.

 

Highly affordable and available via subscription or enterprise model, Pavisse is ideal for HCOs of any shape or size, including acute and long-term care providers, psychiatric facilities, home-health agencies and more. Unlike electronic health record (EHR) implementation, deployment is quick, painless and non-taxing to already overtaxed hospital IT resources

Kern Medical Center will use Pavisse™

Central California ‘Safety Net Hospital’ is First Public Hospital to Adopt Pavisse to Automate Incident Reporting and Remediation

Kern Medical Center will use Pavisse to help promote patient health, institutional well-being

BAKERSFIELD, Calif., IRVINE, Calif. and SAN FRANCISCO, April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Kern Medical Center—a 222-bed teaching hospital in Bakersfield, Calif.—is the first public hospital to adopt a unique health IT system called Pavisse™ to manage patient safety, privacy and other compliance-related incidents. Developed by RGP Healthcare, a unit of Resources Global Professionals (NASDAQ:   RECN), Pavisse is an end-to-end incident management solution that helps hospitals report, manage and remediate potential violations of any pertinent regulation or standard.

“Our partnership with Pavisse has important implications for patient care long-term,” said Kern CEO Paul J. Hensler, who joined RGP Healthcare President Radgia Cook in making the announcement. “As a county hospital our fiscal health impacts taxpayers directly. Hospitals rich and poor, public and private, face rampant regulations, yet every hour spent on compliance is one not spent with patients.”

“Like other safety net hospitals, we’re facing stiffer budget cuts, more regulations and an increasingly chronically ill patient population. Pavisse provides a means to understand potential incidents, initiate effective corrective action and automate compliance with Joint Commission surveys and more, while saving time and money—assets better spent on clinical work than paperwork. Reporting is intuitive, real-time and on-demand.”

“Fiscal health is crucial but not at the expense of quality. Yet errors can be unavoidable even in the best organizations. Kern recently launched a new quality initiative and hired a new chief quality officer whose mission is to drive quality and safety improvement in a nonpunitive environment. In other words, Pavisse will help us make any potential mistakes a teaching moment.”

Kern’s new CQO, Jonathan F. Aquino , CPHQ, explained: “With Pavisse, we will now be able to deal more effectively with the regulatory paperwork involved in incident reporting plus automate the process of identifying the root causes of these incidents and the remediation process. The system will help us become issue-centric, as compared to incident-centric, allowing us to identify and address troublesome patterns for process improvement in a coherent and auditable manner.”

Noted Hensler: “With Pavisse, we now have a real-time healthcare intelligence tool to help us thrive in a regulation-rich environment where pressure to improve quality increases daily.”

“Safety and privacy violations pose risks far beyond the legal realm,” added Kern Risk Manager, Eva M. Satori , CPHRM, FASHRM. “For instance, nurses were complaining our current system took too long to complete a report. Those are precious minutes not spent on patient care.”

Pavisse is the latest in a series of cost-effective and innovative information technologies. Hensler, in league with CIO Bill Fawns, have pioneered at Kern to promote better patient care.

“We look forward with great pleasure to partnering with the forward-thinking team at Kern to continue to improve safety and efficacy as they care for the people of Kern County,” said Cook.

About Kern Medical Center Founded in 1867, and owned and operated by the County of Kern, Kern Medical Center strives to provide the best care possible to a community of more than 850,000. Kern treats more than 16,000 inpatients annually, nearly three-quarters uninsured or Medi-Cal recipients. A designated Level II Trauma Center, the 222-bed hospital operates the only trauma center between Fresno and Los Angeles, handling approximately 43,000 emergency visits annually as well as more than 100,000 affiliated clinic visits. Affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles, Geffen School of Medicine, Kern has trained an estimated one-third of all physicians practicing in the county and is one of the county’s largest employers with 1800 employees, including three US News & World Reports “Top Doctors.”

About Pavisse A highly affordable and effective incident management system, Pavisse™ has the unique ability to capture incident data and provide required reports to multiple patient safety organizations (PSOs) and state agencies on demand or via a set scheduling process that includes quarterly and annual report capabilities. Healthcare organizations (HCOs) can customize workflow, data collection, analysis and reporting to meet specific needs without the need for complex data transformations or double data-entry. Content-driven, Pavisse can be easily applied to potentially any type of incident management workflow. Innovative reporting capabilities provide executive dashboard overview and monitoring as well as unparalleled internal benchmarking and Pareto graphing for easy-to-understand outcomes and problem area identification. Dynamic automated workflow provides unique issue audit and corrective action plan capabilities, and the CAP Toolkit includes an extensive online archive of global best practices.

An intelligent routing module helps insure reported incidents are appropriately delegated and followed-up. It can be configured to notify the right people and assign workflow for the right incidents at the right time, helping to insure incident reporting mandates are met and the inception-to-remediation incident lifecycle managed appropriately. Circumnavigation architecture lets users move between screens within a specific issue with user-inspired considerations for ease of use and efficiency, significantly reducing the incident resolution cycle.

Other unique features include “Hold” functionality to enable authorized users to place reported incidents “on hold” to preserve data integrity, as well as a reserves module to track the true cost of incidents and associated remediation. A content-rich library includes policies and procedures, as well as a comprehensive archive of pertinent regulations and standards.

Pavisse customers can leverage RGP experts to optimize system use with eight free hours of consulting quarterly with more available as needed. Available via subscription or enterprise model, Pavisse is ideal for HCOs of any shape or size, including acute and long-term care providers, psychiatric facilities, home-health agencies and more. Deployment is quick and painless.

About RGP Healthcare

Headquartered in San Francisco, RGP Healthcare, the healthcare unit of Resources Global Professionals, was created to meet the growing needs of the healthcare sector. Its experts have deep industry knowledge and experience in a variety of disciplines, particularly patient safety and HIPAA compliance, and incident management and remediation. Specialty areas include sentinel event forensic analysis (12-hour response time), 30-day readmissions analysis and prevention strategies, accreditation consulting and automation, ICD-10 education and other professional services that support and enhance the strategic initiatives of healthcare organizations of any size or shape, including acute and long-term care providers. Pavisse™ software solutions helps healthcare providers address a variety of challenges both efficiently and effectively.

About RGP

Resources Global Professionals (RGP), the operating subsidiary of Resources Connection, Inc. (NASDAQ:   RECN), is a multinational professional services firm that helps business leaders execute internal initiatives. Partnering with business leaders, the company drives internal change across all parts of a global enterprise—accounting, finance, risk management and internal audit, corporate advisory, strategic communications and restructuring, information management, human capital, supply chain management, healthcare solutions, and legal and regulatory services. Founded in 1996 within a Big Four accounting firm RGP today is a publicly traded company, listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market, with more than 2900 professionals, annually serving nearly 2000 clients around the world from 75+ offices. Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., RGP has served 86 of the Fortune 100 companies, as well as many of the nation’s leading healthcare organizations.

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RGP Healthcare Launches Pavisse™


RGP Healthcare Launches Pavisse to Help Hospitals Comply with Safety and Privacy Regulations, Reduce Risk, and Improve Leapfrog Hospital Safety Score


 
IRVINE and SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF.-Jan. 31, 2012-RGP Healthcare, the healthcare unit of Resources Global Professionals (RGP)(Nasdaq: RECN), today announced the launch of Pavisse,™ a first-of-its-kind integrated incident management solution created to help hospitals manage all patient safety, patient privacy and other compliance-related incidents across the enterprise.

Pavisse offers an efficient and cost-effective way for hospitals and other healthcare organizations (HCOs) to comply with ever-changing healthcare regulations and standards, learn from mistakes, and improve safety. Pavisse helps HCOs track and improve compliance with patient safety regulations, HIPAA requirements and other standards or regulations, including the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX), and manage the complaint/grievance process. It also provides hospitals a means of improving their Leapfrog Hospital Safety Score.

“Our goal was to give healthcare providers an integrated, browser-based compliance tool that would simplify incident management,” said RGP Healthcare President Radgia Cook. A recognized leader in healthcare compliance solutions, Cook led the national team of healthcare IT and compliance experts that developed Pavisse.

“The recent move to value-based purchasing has made thorough reporting, analysis and remediation of incidents related to heart failure, pneumonia and other patients particularly critical,” Cook noted. “When you consider that we provide both the software and the expertise to help hospitals improve safety scores, and avoid Medicare and other penalties related to high readmission rates, Pavisse virtually pays for itself. It’s so simple to use, there’s simply no reason not to achieve full compliance.”

About Pavisse
Pavisse is an incident management software system that automates the process of reporting potential safety and other incidents to pertinent regulatory bodies. Robust and intuitive to use, the browser-based solution provides an audit mechanism for compliance monitoring, and aggregates data to create active, real-time dashboard views by incident type with embedded guidance tips. Pavisse analytics help pinpoint areas that need improvement, and the CAP Toolkit, a comprehensive corrective action plan methodology tailored to each hospital’s cause-determination process, creates pathways to compliance and improvement.

Workgroup-driven and content-rich, Pavisse comes preloaded with everything a healthcare organization needs to effectively manage incident reporting and compliance—including report templates, and data-mining and benchmarking capabilities. A special Reserves module tracks the cost of incidents, risks and remediation efforts—for example, the cost of a new Pyxis software patch to address medication dispensing errors or the cost of new guardrails to avoid patient falls—to enable hospitals to fully understand the cost implications of incidents.

Users can access a content-rich archive of regulations and best practices related to safety, privacy and other pertinent issues online 24×7. Eight hours of free consulting per quarter are available to subscribers to help optimize system use or develop custom safety and compliance strategies; additional consulting hours are available at an affordable cost.

Highly affordable and available via subscription or enterprise model, Pavisse is ideal for HCOs of any shape or size, including acute and long-term care providers, psychiatric facilities, home-health agencies and more. And unlike electronic health record (EHR) implementation, deployment is quick and painless, and non-taxing to already overtaxed hospital IT resources.

About RGP Healthcare
Headquartered in San Francisco, RGP Healthcare, the healthcare unit of Resources Global Professionals, was created to meet the growing needs of the healthcare sector. Its experts have deep industry knowledge and experience in a variety of disciplines, particularly patient safety and HIPAA compliance, and incident management and remediation. Specialty areas include sentinel event forensic analysis (12-hour response time), 30-day readmissions analysis and prevention strategies, accreditation consulting and automation, ICD-10 education and other professional services that support and enhance the strategic initiatives of healthcare organizations of any size or shape, including hospitals and health systems, and long-term care providers. Implementation services are available for any major EHR system, and the firm offers specialty services for payers.

RGP Healthcare’s Pavisse™ suite of innovative software solutions helps hospitals and other providers address critical compliance and other challenges efficiently and cost-effectively. For instance, the Pavisse incident management system enables HCOs to simplify and automate the reporting of safety and other incidents, and create effective remediation plans.

 

About RGP
Resources Global Professionals (RGP), the operating subsidiary of Resources Connection, Inc. (NASDAQ: RECN), is a multinational professional services firm that helps business leaders execute internal initiatives. Partnering with business leaders, we drive internal change across all parts of a global enterprise-accounting, finance, risk management and internal audit, corporate advisory, strategic communications and restructuring, information management, human capital, supply chain management, healthcare solutions, and legal and regulatory services.

RGP was founded in 1996 within a Big Four accounting firm. Today, we are a publicly traded company with more than 3,000 professionals, annually serving approximately 1,900 clients around the world from 77 practice offices.

Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., RGP has served 86 of the Fortune 100 companies. The Company is listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market, the exchange’s highest tier by listing standards.

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