Tips from an Expert NCQA Accreditation Consultant

Professional Services Network, Inc.(PSN)  is pleased to present you with tips from a NCQA accreditation consultant. The information is intended to help those seeking accreditation to better understand...

NCQA’s New Module of Population Health Management

Population Health Management (PHM) Beginning to prepare for an NCQA Accreditation Survey, requires one to see that NCQA  now has a module of Population Health Management (PHM). Why is...

Need an Analysis Report for your NCQA accreditation?

Need an Analysis Report for your NCQA accreditation? How to Developing an Analysis Report By Jean Lockington, MA, RN, PLNC, PCMH CCE   For NCQA accreditation, there is...

The Value of Healthcare Accreditation

As a healthcare provider or organization, you may find yourself at some point needing to become accredited. Whether it may be to meet state-mandated regulatory requirements or to satisfy specific...

Does your department need a workflow analysis?

Does Your Department Need a Workflow Analysis? By Debra Enchelmeyer, RN BSN CCM   As a manager, do you ever wonder why you need to continually remind your staff...

Dialing Down to the Basics of Telemedicine

Navigating beyond the glitz of innovative telemedicine technology requires understanding the essentials of telemedicine programs. The basic technology involved includes the tele-platform, the communication media, and software.  The recent...

Delegation Standards - A summary of URAC’s August 23rd Webinar

Our last URAC Blog addressed changes to the Delegation Standards.  We want to follow up on that with information from the URAC August 23rd Webinar on the Delegation Standards...

The Status of the New URAC 4.0 Core Standards

The New URAC 4.0 Core Standards   I want to remind you to stay aware of changes related to the new CORE 4.0 standards.  A recent communication from URAC advised that...

Where to Get Started with NCQA and the PCMH Recognition Process?

Jean Lockington, MA, RN, PLNC, PCMH CCE, a specialist in NCQA Accreditation, Recognition and Certification Programs, creates a checklist to help practices understand what is involved in getting started with...

Thoughts from our PCMH Recognition Consultant: Patient Centered Medical Homes – Why they are important and the benefits of achieving recognition.

Over the past seven years, accreditation focus of The Patient Centered Medical Home model (PCMH) has grown in popularity, fueled by evidenced-based results across three domains: reducing cost, improving quality...

HEDIS 2018 preparation will be here before you know it

According to the NCQA, the Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) is a tool used by more than 90 percent of America's health plans to measure performance on important...

NCQA Accreditation and Certification Surveys: How to Best Prepare

If you are thinking about NCQA accreditation or reaccreditation, PSN can help.  Preparation for an NCQA accreditation or certification survey can be a struggle, but these three...

Help with your NCQA Accreditation, Recognition or Certification

PSN is dedicated to providing strong expertise in NCQA – focused consulting. Our NCQA consultants have actual experience as NCQA surveyors… We are very focused in providing only the...

URAC Accreditation Consulting

URAC ACCREDITATION CONSULTING We will guide your preparation for URAC Accreditation! Professional Services Network provides expert consultation to companies seeking accreditation with the American Accreditation Healthcare Commission/URAC. We provide...