Healthcare's The Pulse

Healthcare's The Pulse

Welcome to the 2024 Spring issue of Protiviti's healthcare newsletter, The Pulse, where we share a roundup of our most recently released thought leadership, past and upcoming events, key industry news, and much more.

Healthcare's The Pulse


February 6, 2024

2024 Top Risks in the Healthcare Industry

Labor costs, economic conditions and talent lead risk concerns for healthcare leadersThe analysis of risk insights from global executives for both 2024 and a decade out reveals several interrelated challenges that could result in disruptions significant enough to test an organisation’s agility and resilience.Changes in the profile of top risks from the prior year...

Our recently released 2024 Healthcare Top Risks report is available to download. Learn about the top risks that will impact the healthcare industry this year and in 2034 and learn what executives at healthcare organisations need to build into strategy sessions and planning for this year and beyond. Check out all of our other resources related to the report and our recent webinar highlighting healthcare industry panelists and their perspectives on the top ten risks identified.



Internal Audit Benchmarking Trends in Healthcare

Internal audit (IA) functions continue to undergo significant changes ranging from the expanded use of emerging technologies, including robust data analytics and artificial intelligence, to options on where their people work (i.e., remote, hybrid or on-site). IA functions within healthcare organisations have continued to evolve and adapt — some faster than others.

Keep pace by comparing your function with your peers to continuously improve by following the link below to see Protiviti and AHIA’s annual survey results.

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Using Data Analytics to Identify Physician Coding Opportunities

With increasing regulatory scrutiny on professional fee billing (PB) practices and finite auditing resources available for physician groups to leverage, agile PB coding functions are turning to data analytics to identify and mitigate coding compliance risks. Employing data analytics when executing PB medical coding audits allows physician groups to rank coding-compliance risk areas and reduce audit sample sizes while providing assurance to leadership that coding practices are compliant.

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April 14-17, 2024, Nashville

We’ll be attending the upcoming 2024 HCCA Annual Compliance Institute in Nashville. Be sure to connect with our team members, Managing Director Leyla Erkan, and Director Andy Smith, to schedule time to connect at the conference.

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May 15, 2024, Tampa

Protiviti Managing Director Caroline Znaniec and Director Bryon Neaman, Director will be presenting "Healthcare Key Business Risks & Emerging Issues" at the Florida HFMA Spring Conference and Annual Meeting on May 15.

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Summer 2024, Orlando

Protiviti and AHIA will be hosting an inperson, one-day learning event and conference in Orlando, FL this summer. If you are interested in attending or will be in the area during this time and would like to be notified when registration is open, please email Rhyn Page at [email protected]

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Summer 2024, Virtual

Are you a healthcare compliance professional? Protiviti will be a hosting a virtual CCO roundtable during the summer to discuss a variety of topics and challenges in the healthcare industry. If you are interested in receiving an invitation, please contact Kajal Sachania at [email protected]

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May 21, 2024, Virtual

Protiviti will be hosting a virtual Healthcare Privacy Roundtable on May 21, 2024, for privacy officers and professionals in the healthcare industry. If you are interested in attending and would like to request an invitation, please contact Stephanie Rodetis at [email protected].

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May 2024, Virtual

Protiviti will be hosting the webinar "Audits to Address Healthcare Top Risks" in May 2024 based on the recently released 2024 Healthcare Industry Top Risks report. If you are interested in attending the webinar, please email Rhyn Page at [email protected] to be notified when registration opens.

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