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Christi Chavez Joins Patton Healthcare Consulting as Director of Operations.

We are pleased to introduce and welcome Christi Chavez as Patton Healthcare Consulting’s Director of Operations.

In this role she will serve as the resource to new and existing clients, helping to guide them through their accreditation and regulatory needs. Client management activities include scheduling client survey activity, customizing survey agendas and following up all survey activities with a final report. 

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Rural Health Clinics & Emergency Medications

In September, CMS published QSO-19-18 addressing rural health clinic emergency medications. In the memo, CMS states that these requirements will apply to Federally QualifiedHealth Centers (FQHC’s). Further, they identify five drug categories that rural health clinics should have for “common lifesaving procedures.”

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Mold Problems On The Radar

The August issue of EC News has a 10-page article on mold problems in hospitals. Over the past year, we have read and heard a lot more coming out of TJC on this topic. In fact, dedicating 10 pages on this subject indicates the importance of this topic. Here’s what should be on your radar screen.

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