December 2021 Newsletter

In the News This Month

With the holiday season upon us and the new year around the corner, it is both a time to reflect and plan. 2021 has been an eventful and busy year for us here at Courtemanche & Associates.

This year, we were elated when our team was able to resume travel to provide regulatory and accreditation onsite support once again to new and existing clients. We expanded our service lines and welcomed many new organizations to the 'C&A' family. Additionally, we launched our newly designed website which we hope you found informative and engaging. We are thankful to each of you for choosing C&A to be a part of your organization's journey and look forward to continuing with our ongoing clients as well as developing new partnerships in the coming months.

In keeping with Courtemanche & Associates' traditions, this month’s newsletter focuses on learning from our past to plan for the future. The feature article includes the team's Top Survey Readiness suggestions for 2022. This resource is a compilation from our team’s observations and national trends and is designed to help you organize your work as we enter the new year. As always please reach out with any questions or service needs you may have. We always enjoy hearing from you.

From all of us at Courtemanche & Associates, we wish you a wonderful holiday season and a healthy, safe, and productive New Year.

Nov 30 2021

Survey Readiness Tips – Healthcare Accreditation & Regulatory Compliance
C&A's Top 12 Survey Readiness Tips for 2022 In keeping with Courtemanche & Associate's traditions, this year's December Newsletter includes our Top Survey Readiness  suggestions. 1. Review your medical equipment IFU's for cleaning and disinfection. Are you following their recommendations? Does your staff know what to use and how ...
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About the Authors

The C&A Consulting Team

Our healthcare accreditation & regulatory compliance team are experts in the healthcare industry and collectively sharing more than two centuries of healthcare knowledge, wisdom & guidance. Our core team along with our top-notch partners provide a wealth of knowledge, wisdom and guidance to assist you with performance improvement and regulatory success.

Courtemanche & Associates Consulting Team

C_APPS 2021

Fresh from the Field

Our C_APPS membership provides monthly offerings January through November including regulatory & accreditation tools, resources, tracers, policy checklists, and other key aids to facilitate ongoing success with changing expectations.

Patient Visitation

Nov 4 2021

Acute Changes in Patient Condition
This month's package provides tools to address acute changes in patient condition. Recognizing changes in a patient’s baseline and reporting them to the healthcare team can provide valuable information to avoid poor patient outcomes.
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November Focus

Acute Changes in Patient Condition

This month's package includes:

  • Sample Policy Template
  • Sample Competency Document
  • Training Infograph

C_Apps Resources & Tools

C_APPS is an Exclusive Membership Service resource developed by Courtemanche & Associates that provides monthly offerings of regulatory and accreditation tools, resources, tracers, policy checklists or other key aids to facilitate ongoing success with changing expectations.

Disclaimer: The information on this website is published in good faith for general information purposes only. This website does not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information.

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