Healthcare's The Pulse

Healthcare's The Pulse

Welcome to the 2023 Summer/Fall 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



42nd Annual AHIA Conference

September 17-20 | Seattle

Join Protiviti at the Annual AHIA Conference this September! Healthcare Internal Auditors join to network, learn and share challenges in the Healthcare Auditing Environment.

Registration is still open through September - be sure to join our sessions and Lunch & Learn unveiling the results from the Internal Audit Plan Priorities Survey and Publication on September 18. 

42nd Annual AHIA Conference

2023 Top Healthcare Internal Audit Plan Priorities Lunch & Learn Session

September 18 | Seattle

Protiviti, in conjunction with AHIA, will release its 2023 Healthcare Internal Audit Plan Priorities Publication, following the conference. Join us as we discuss the top 10 internal audit plan priorities. We will discuss the key challenges healthcare organisations are facing, what internal audit is doing to assist in addressing the issues, and other hot topics that should be incorporated into future audit plans. 

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Blog | Access Management Challenges in the Healthcare Industry

Organisations across industries are being prompted to reevaluate their access management approach due to the evolving threat landscape, an emphasis on zero trust, new technologies, and the industry norm of frequent employee turnover.

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Blog | Providers Could Gain Revenue as CMS Drug Claim Rules Change to Require JW and JZ Modifiers

When the cost of single doses of some drugs can run more than $1 million, documenting wasted portions can enable healthcare organisations to capture significant revenue. For lower-cost drugs; however, healthcare providers have often skipped this step, finding the task of calculating and documenting waste too onerous in most electronic medical record (EMR) systems.

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Join presenters, Bryan Beaudoin, Associate Director, Kelsey Cavanaugh, Senior Manager and Landon Adkins, Director for a webinar on what regulatory agencies consider fraud waste and abuse, what are common clinical documentation, coding and billing pitfalls that may pose a compliance risk to the organisation and how to use data analytics to pinpoint these risks before the organisation comes under scrutiny from enforcement agencies.

Date: September 6, 2023

Time: 12:00 PM Noon EST

CPE: 1.2 credits for live attendance

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Join Protiviti Managing Director, Caroline Znaniec for a session on High Value Revenue Cycle Assessments, which will explore key revenue cycle areas in which hospitals are commonly at risk for not optimising revenue and will provide insights on how to best identify and assess for process improvement. 

Date: September 13, 2023

Time: 3:00 PM EST

CPE: CPE Eligible

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Protiviti presenters, Bryan Beaudoin, Associate Director and Kim Pardini-Kiely, Associate Director, will discuss the importance of Social Determinants of Health (SDoH) in improving health equity, understanding provider organisation’s patient population and how to leverage SDoH data to make improvements across the care continuum during this HCCA/SCCE webinar.

Date: September 26, 2023

Time: 1:00 PM EST

CEU: Up to 1.5 CEUs

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Protiviti presenters, Leyla Erkan, Managing Director and Andy Smith, Director, will discuss where healthcare compliance programmes fall short of being considered effective, how to avoid common compliance pitfalls and how the Board and the C-Suite can aid compliance officers in recognising and remediating perilous programme gaps.

Date: October 24, 2023

Time: 12:45 PM EST

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Healthcare is a strategic industry at Protiviti with dedicated professionals and a Healthcare Center of Excellence that is organised to innovate industry-specific solutions with a primary goal of becoming a mission-critical strategic partner to each of the organisations we serve.

  • Accounting Operations
  • Data Strategies & Analytics
  • Fraud, Risk & Compliance
  • Information Technology & Cybersecurity
  • Legal Consulting
  • People Advisory & Organisational Change
  • Supply Chain Operations & Resilience
  • Clinical Excellence & Care Transformation
  • Digital Initiatives & Strategies
  • Health Information Management & Clinical Coding
  • Internal Audit & Advisory
  • Payer Operations
  • Revenue Integrity & Transformation
  • Transactions