HHS inspector generals office wants to help directors of healthcare organizations navigate the thicket of oversight responsibilities that come with the industrys growing focus on measurement and reporting of quality data.
A new document, Corporate Responsibility and Health Care Quality: A Resource for Health Care Boards of Directors, was announced this week by Chief Counsel Lewis Morris during the annual meeting of the American Health Lawyers Association in Chicago.
The association will review the resource and decide whether to accept the inspector generals invitation to co-sponsor it, said Elisabeth Belmont, the associations president
The introduction frames the paper as an effort to help directors ask knowledgeable and appropriate questions and affirmatively demonstrate that they have followed a reasonable quality oversight process. -- by Gregg Blesch