Just Published -- Conducting Internal Investigations in Health Care Organizations: A Practical Guide on How to Resolve Allegations of Wrongdoing
Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS) - April 18, 2011 - Washington, DC

AIS, publisher of industry-leading resources, Report on Medicare Compliance, Report on Patient Privacy, AIS’s Health Reform Week and A Guide to Complying with Stark Physician Self-Referral Rules, is pleased to announce its newest publication, Conducting Internal Investigations in Health Care Organizations.

Written by former HHS Inspector General Richard Kusserow, Conducting Internal Investigations in Health Care Organizations is a complete guide for those charged with conducting compliance and other internal investigations, with 17 chapters devoted to what you need to know and do before initiating investigations; the process by which cases are initiated and investigated; post-investigation actions; and detailed case studies applying the principles laid out in the guide. This is a must-have book for every compliance officer who has or may someday be involved in an internal investigation or inquiry. Go to http://aishealth.com/marketplace/bcii for publication details. Spanning more than 300 pages and featuring seven sections of guidance, this brand-new resource:

  • Addresses conducting an internal investigation from start to finish: the evaluation of allegations; gathering and documenting evidence; techniques in debriefing complainants, witnesses, and subjects; writing interview and investigative reports; and the resolution of cases.

  • Includes tips, planning steps, guidelines, factors to be considered, debriefing questions, and rules to follow at each stage of an investigation.

  • Features a companion CD with dozens of policies, checklists, reports, form letters, and other ‘hands-on’ tools that can be tailored to your organization’s needs.

  • Illustrates and underscores key learning points with more than 80 actual abstracted complaints and cases, with additional cases serving as case studies for more detailed analysis.

For more information on Conducting Internal Investigations in Health Care Organizations: A Practical Guide on How to Resolve Allegations of Wrongdoing and to view a detailed Table of Contents, visit http://aishealth.com/marketplace/bcii.

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